British Columbia Institute of


TELC 0105 - Electrical IP/TQ Refresher

Electrical Trades Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

This refresher course helps prepare electricians to write the Interprovincial (IP)/ Certificate of Qualification (TQ) examination. Information pertaining to the eligibility requirements for writing the IP/TQ exam must be obtained from the Industry Training Authority (ITA) at or 1-866-660-6011.





Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 65544

Tue Jul 31 - Thu Oct 04 10 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 31 - Oct 04 Tue/Thu 17:00 - 20:00 BBY



Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. This course is suitable for students planning to challenge Construction and/or Industrial Electrician exam from Industry Training Authority (ITA). For more information, such as exam eligibility and schedule, please contact ITA office at or 1-866-660-6011. Space is limited so early registration is highly recommended. The course DOES NOT carry a waiting list. Registration is processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Please visit this website periodically once the course becomes full. In the case of course cancellation, students will be notified. So please make sure to provide your personal email upon registration. Please report to SE01 building. Please send your inquiries to .

Learning Outcomes

This course is designed to provide a review of the following areas:

  • Fundamentals of Electricity
  • Meters and Metering
  • Motors (DC and AC)
  • Motor Controls
  • Generators and Alternators
  • Industrial Electronics
  • Electro Magnetism and Transformers
  • Canadian Electrical Code and application

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2009

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit for more information.

Spring/Summer 2018

Books for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

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2015 Canadian Electrical Code Part 1 W/Pocket Ref Pkg (C22.1-15)
Author Code
Copyright 2015
Binding Packaged & Collated
Price $189.95

Canadian Construction and Maintenance Electrician: Certificate of Qualification Exam Preparation - 2008
Author Tony Fazzari
Publisher Centennial College Press
Copyright 2008
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-91985-262-4
Price $66.95

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Electrical Apprenticeship Year 4 Theory Review
Author Telc
Copyright 1994
Binding Paperback
Price $8.95

Applications of Electrical Construction
Author Robert Clidero, Kenneth Sharpe
Copyright 1991
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-0-77251-719-7
Price $141.95

Delmar's Standard Textbook of Electricity
Author Stephen Herman
Publisher Delmar Publishers Inc
Copyright 2016
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-1-28585-270-6
Price $219.95

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Ebook Delmar's Standard Textbook Of Electricity Digital (180 Days)
Author Herman
Copyright 2016
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-1-30553-712-5
Price $49.95

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Electricians Guide To Ac Motor Control
Author Cox
Copyright 2005
Binding Spiral
Price $41.95

Introduction to Electric Circuits, Updated Edition
Author Herbert W. Jackson, Dale Temple, Brian E. Kelly
Publisher Oxford University Press
Copyright 2015
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-0-19902-048-5
Price $191.50


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