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High Voltage 1 (30 Hours) TELC 0161

Electrical Trades Course

Course details

This course provides both theoretical and practical information relating to high voltage systems. Course topics include high voltage generation/transmission/distribution systems, high voltage cables and terminations, high voltage switchgear, high voltage safety and code requirements.


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.





Course offerings

Fall 2023

Below is one offering of TELC 0161 for the Fall 2023 term.

CRN 36406


Sat Oct 14 - Sat Nov 04 (4 weeks)

  • 4 weeks
  • CRN 36406
  • $693.57
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 14 - Nov 04 Sat 08:00 - 16:00 Burnaby SE01 Rm. 119


Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.



Important information
  1. *Students must ware steel-toed boots/shoes* Registration is processed on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED basis. This course DOES NOT carry a wait list and late registration not permitted. In the case of course cancellation, students will be notified. Ensure your contact information (e.g. personal email address) is current. Please sent your inquiries to


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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the basic layout of high voltage installation including typical equipment associated with these systems.
  • Have a basic understanding of high voltage safety and Code requirements.

Effective as of Fall 2012


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