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GEORGE BROWN COLLEGE - [GBC], TORONTO, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Toronto, OntarioLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1967Established Year
  30466Enrollment

Certificate (Electrical Techniques)

 1 year
 full time
  English
 on campus

$ 10,747 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Certificate degree in Electrical Techniques at George Brown College is offered as a 1 years (2 semesters) program.
  • It is an on-campus program offered on a full-time basis.
  • This program focuses on building a working knowledge of electricity and electronics in relation to residential and commercial applications.
  • Students will develop skills and competencies in electrical theory, network cabling, electrical system installation and electrical workplace safety.
  • The program covers installation, testing, maintenance, analysis and troubleshooting of specified electrical circuits, equipment and systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Students will learn under the expert faculty in labs and studios that provide industry-standard technology and equipment.
  • The student-faculty ratio of this program is 19:1.
  • Students also get the opportunity to apply for a two-year or three-year program at George Brown College.
  • This program is approved for OSAP funding, provided the applicant meets OSAP eligibility criteria.
  • The Centre for Construction and Engineering Technologies (CCET) offers training to students that gives students field placements and research projects which provide an applied learning experience.
  • The average salary of the program goes upto 35,000 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Certificate
Duration1 year
Fees$ 12,199 for 1 year
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Spring (Deadline - Nov 30)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL,PTE
Program Urlhttps://www.georgebrown.ca/programs/electrical-techniques-program-t167/

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students have completed an Ontario Secondary School diploma or equivalent degree.
  • Students must complete Grade 12 English (C or U) with 60% or higher.
  • Students also have to complete a Grade 11 Math (M or U) or Grade 12 (C or U) with 60% or higher.

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria

  • Students must be graduated from senior secondary school.
  • Students have a minimum overall of 60% in 10th and 12th Grade for all streams.
  • Students also have a minimum overall of 50% in English and Maths in 10th and 12th Grade.

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/PTE/any equivalent test to get admission to this program.


Required Document List

Required Documents are:

  • Online application form: Students have to submit an online application form at the official website.
  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
  • Academic Documents: Students have to submit marks sheets and certificates of secondary (10) and senior secondary school (+2).
  • Students who have only completed year 10: Students have to submit marks sheet and certificate of secondary (10) plus mark sheets and a diploma from vocational training may qualify students for admission to UG programs.
  • Transcript: Students must submit the official marks statements or transcripts that are provided by the college.
  • Certificates: Certificates like High School or University/College Certificates are to be submitted of education qualification.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.
  • Students who are under 18 must also submit custodianship documents.
  • NOTE: University does not accept study gaps of more than 5 years.


Application Deadline

Spring
Nov 30


Scores Required

6 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

80 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

54 / 75

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1
Tuition fee$10747
Books and supplies$900
Health insurance$521
Total fees$12199

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Living expenses$ 7,740

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020

VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • International Students will need to apply for a valid Student VISA before entering Canada.
  • A student visa is an immigration document that allows students to live and study in Canada.
  • The student must have a student visa to enroll in any degree, program, or course that takes more than 6 months to complete.
  • Whether students also need an Entry Visa depends on their country of citizenship.
  • The Temporary Resident Visa (Entry Visa) is a stamp placed on their passport that allows them to enter Canada.
  • In most cases, students Entry Visa will have the same expiry date as their Student VISA.
  • A student VISA is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. 
  • The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
    • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
    • Proof of identity 
    • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

Work Study

  • The George Brown College Work-Study Program provides students with part-time employment opportunities throughout the college.
  • Students can gain valuable experience working up to 15 hours a week at minimum wage.
  • Students locate their own job with any of the on-campus departments (for example athletics, academic departments, library, etc.).

Career and Placement after Course

Possible career oppertunities after this program are:

  • General Labourer
  • Construction and maintenance Electrician
  • Industrial Electrician Apprentice
  • Trade Contractor Assistant
  • Electrical Technician
  • Network Cabling


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