British Columbia Institute of


TELC 0161 - High Voltage 1 (30 Hours)

Electrical Trades Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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.





Fall 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 36406

Sat Oct 26 - Sat Nov 23 4 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 26 - Nov 23 Sat 08:00 - 16:00 BBY SE01 Rm. 119



Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. No class on November 9 (Remembrance Day Weekend). Space is limited so early registration is highly recommended. Registration is processed on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED basis. Once the course is full, students should check back periodically for the latest updates by visiting the BCIT Part time studies website. In the case of course cancellation, students will be notified by email. Please make sure to provide your personal email address upon registration. Please report to SE1 (Electrical Training Centre) building. Please send your inquiries to *Students must wear steel-toed boots/shoes.*

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

Books & Supplies

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

Fall 2019

Books for Fall 2019 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.

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


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