The Electronics Technician Core gives students the fundamentals of industrial electronics and automation including work with robotics and microprocessors, along with electrical fundamentals including the Canadian Electrical Code.

The program includes 700 hours of lab time in NIC’s state-of-the-art industrial automation facilities, which includes small and large robotic arms, 3D printers and high precision computer-controlled tools.


Past graduates have worked for companies in town such as;  Accel Systems, Andritz, BCI Technologies, CAE, Confirmed Automation, ESC Automation, GE, Global Container Terminals, Inukton, Labatt Breweries, Livewire, National Energy Equipment, Pentair, RadioWorks, Royal Canadian Navy, Saputo, Schweitzer Engineering, Seamor Marine, Spartan Controls, Steinsvik, Telus, Terratek Energy, Trican, Tundra solutions, VanRX, Western Forest Products, Westshore Terminals, Weyerhauser


North Island College
(Campbell River Campus)
1685 S Dogwood St

Campbell River, BC

Program Start Date: September 2024

Program Length: 40 weeks

Note: The program does NOT follow the Comox Valley School’s Calendar.  There is NO spring break.


If you will complete any of the following applications digitally, make sure you download and save them to your computer first before completing. You can use the Fill & Sign feature in Adobe Acrobat Reader to sign it.

FILLABLE - District Application - Trades 2020 (Can be done at home and brought to Careers Teacher)

FILLABLE - Grade 12 SLP - Fall 2020 (Can be started at home and brought to Careers Teacher)

ITA Youth Train In Trades Application Form (To completed once accepted to program)

NIC Trades Application -Sample Only (See a school's Careers Department for actual one)