Electrical and Solar Energy Basics


This 5-week classroom and hands-on skills development training prepares the learner for entry-level employment in the electrical industry and in the fast growing solar energy industry. Training provided by WBF and Gridworks Energy Group.

Did you know?

Alberta has enough work in solar electrical installations to last 100 years. There’s going to be a lot of work in this industry!

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Program Details

In Person

Program Components

Basic Tools and Equipment Workshop
Best Practices: Building a Foundation for Work in Construction
Best Practices: Career Development
Best Practices: Employer Expectations Best Practices for Workplace Success
Best Practices: Fit for Duty
Construction Safety Training System
Drawing and Blueprint Reading
Electrical Safety Training Systems
Electrical Skills Development
Financial Tool Kit
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Program Start Dates


Required Documents

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Please review the pre-requisites before applying to ensure you meet all the requirements for the program.

Please follow this application submission procedure:

  1. Download and save the application onto your computer before filling in the information. This will prevent any of your work from being lost.

  2. Include all attachments at the time of submission (scan with the application or as one separate document). All of the attachments must be submitted with your application to be considered complete.

  3. Submit your application via email only. Include name of the program in the subject line and submit all documents as one attachment in PDF or WORD format only.

You will receive an email confirming that we have received your application and documents once you have submitted.

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To apply to a Women Building Futures program call us at 780 452 1200. If you are outside of Edmonton AB call us toll free at 1 866 452 1201, or apply online.

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