Frequently Asked Questions


When will you be accepting applications for the Electrical Apprenticeship?

We are currently CLOSED for applications.



How / Where do I apply?

You must apply in person at:

Construction House
370 York Boulevard, Suite 102
Hamilton, Ontario
L8R 3L1

Arrive at the office with all the essentials:

  1. Resume (reference letter may be requested);
  2. A copy of your official and authorized High School transcript that shows you have graduated high school and have your grade 12 math at the college or university level. (GEDs are accepted.) (The grade 12 math course must have a “C” or “U” in the course code.)If you have questions about the math you have, please call 905-522-1070 for more information.
  3. $20 (cash or cheque) to book aptitude test (The test is not written on the same day that you apply)

These requirements MUST be met in order to fill out an application for an electrical apprenticeship.

How long is the wait once you have been accepted for an apprenticeship?

Once you have been accepted, you will be placed on a ready to hire waiting list. There is no determined wait time for this list.

How long are the contracts for an Electrical Apprenticeship?

Each contract is 9000 hours. Those hours are divided up evenly to construct a five year agreement.

How many terms of Trade School are required?

There are a total of 3 levels that must be completed through out the 9000 hour contract.  The levels consist of: Basic (8 weeks), Intermediate (10 weeks) and Advanced (11 weeks).

What will I learn while I am in Trade School?

Trade School is a mandatory component of the contract of apprenticeship because it teaches all the characteristics of the electrical trade. Some of the elements of Trade School include: Electrical Code, Print Reading and Drawing, Electrical Theory, Instrumentation etc.

THE future

ECAH is proud to be
involved in training
the next generation.

370 York Boulevard, Suite 102
Hamilton, Ontario
L8R 3L1

Phone: 905-522-1070
Fax: 905-522-2199

Office Hours:

Monday to Thursday:
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

8:30 am - 1:30 pm