Winder Electrician

"Winder Electrician" means a person who tests, rewinds, reconditions, rebuilds, replaces and generally services electric motors, generators, alternators, transformers, control equipment, mobile machines and other related components in commercial, institutional and industrial establishments, and any other work that is usually performed by a journeyperson Winder Electrician.

If you are unclear as to which program you are registered in, or unclear as to which program you should be following, please contact ITA Customer Service.

Program Updates:

Certificate of Qualification (CofQ) Exam Updates

Exam Weighting Charts

BC apprentices registered in this program must take their technical training in Alberta. Click here to view the Program Outline for technical training in Alberta.

Click here to view the training schedule in Alberta.

Program Information

The documents below offer detailed information specific to this program.

  • Program Profile
  • Describes the requirements for apprentices and challengers to earn certification
  • Download(PDF 129.14 KB)

Challenge Certification/Recognize Prior Experience

If you have significant work experience in a trade but have never been certified in Canada, you may apply to challenge the certification.


If you sponsor apprentices but have never been certified in Canada, you may request to supervise and sign-off apprentices when they are ready to be certified. Please refer to the application form on whether this trade qualifies.

  • Instructions
  • How to Apply
  • Download(PDF 159.66 KB)
  • Application Form
  • Personal information and exams scheduling information (for challenge option)
  • Download(PDF 173.84 KB)
  • Employer Declaration
  • Document of relevant work experience
  • Download(PDF 176.19 KB)
  • Statutory Declaration
  • Attestation for self-employment/work experience when employer cannot be contacted
  • Download(PDF 202.79 KB)