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03/17/2020

Steps To Success



                                         Steps to Success

  • Journeyman Electrician with optional Red Seal
  • Minimum 3 years work experience
  • Write the Alberta Master Electrician Certification (it is recommended you take a preparation course through a technical institute)
  • You now qualify to take out electrical permits in Alberta after successfully passing your exam and becoming an Alberta Master Electrician

What’s Next?

Now that you have become a Master Electrician, are you thinking about starting your own electrical contracting company? Or are you wanting to take your career to the next level and gain the knowledge and credentials of a professional in your field?

If you have answered yes to one or both of these questions then you’re ready to take your next step and become a Professional Electrical Contractor (PEC).

A little about the program.

The sole purpose of the program is to provide the technically trained Master Electrician with an opportunity to gain a custom designed education to making him/her a better informed electrical contractor and therefore, a more esteemed member of the electrical industry.  

One in five new Canadian companies do not survive until their 10th anniversary. 50% fail in the first 2 years due to lack of business knowledge.

What will this get me?

Once you successfully complete the requirements of the program you will have earned your designation as a Professional Electrical Contractor (PEC). This title is the first of its kind for any trade in North America. With this credential you have earned the right to use legislated title identifying a higher standard has been achieved and is maintained.

What are the courses?

The program consists of 6 two day courses that focus on the necessary aspects of running a successful business.  There are 6 courses you need to complete your designation and one continuing education course that complement the required courses.

  • Accounting Principles
  • Estimating & Finalizing the Tender 
  • Business & Public Relations
  • Electrical Project Management
  • Legal Implications
  • Safety Principles

 Continuing Education 

 Basic Electrical Estimating (BEE)