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Cable and Circuit Assembly

Code 5769
SectorMechanical Manufacturing (11)
Number of credits63
Length of training945 hours
StatusIn effect until June 30th, 2022.
Educational organizations offering the program
This program is offered in French: 
5269 - Montage de câbles et de circuits

Program objectives

To deveop effectiveness in the practice of the trade, ensure integration into the job market, foster personal development and the acquisition of trade-related knowledge and to ensure job mobility.

Admission conditions

To be eligible for admission to this program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:

Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary V studies, or a postsecondary diploma such as the Diploma of College Studies or a Bachelor's degree
Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary IV credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition for equivalent learning
Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the General Development Test (see the following table), or recognition of equivalent learning
Persons who have obtained Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister are required to pursue general education courses, concurrently with their vocational training, in order to obtain the Secondary IV credits they lack in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister.

Targeted professions (Link to Emploi Québec's IMT En ligne)

Aircraft instrument, electrical and avionics mechanics, technicians and inspectors (2244)
Assemblers and inspectors, electrical appliance, apparatus and equipment manufacturing (9524)
Electronics assemblers, fabricators, inspectors and testers (9523)

Job titles

wire and harness assembler
aircraft electronic equipment installer
electrical appliance production assembler

Functional prerequisites

A person who has reached the age of 18 can be admitted to a program of study leading to a Diploma of vocational studies (DVS) based on functional prerequisites. These prerequisites, in place for those aged at least 18 years at the start date declared for the vocational training program, are: successful completion of the general development test (GDT) and obtaining and passing the tests relative to the specific prerequisites in the language of instruction and mathematics, if applicable.

This table indicates the new course codes for common core basic education (CCBE) and diversified basic education (DBE) required for the specific prerequisites in language of instruction and mathematics for the targeted program of study. In the cases where the new course codes for the CCBE and the DBE are in progressive implementation, the old codes are indicated in parenthesis and are still valid. The equivalent course codes in basic education in the youth sector are also indicated in the table. When a DVS does not require any specific prerequisites in language of instruction or in mathematics, a (-) will be displayed in the appropriate field. Please note that the functional prerequisites do not apply to attestation of vocational specialty (AVS) programs.

Specific prerequisites
Language of instructionSecond languageMathematics
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Program content

Code Statement of competency Hours Credits
797-951 Determine their suitability for the trade and the training process 15 1
797-964 Prepare wires and cables 60 4
797-976 Build harnesses 90 6
797-985 Assemble and install system components 75 5
797-995 Install harnesses in an assembly 75 5
798-005 Assemble printed circuit boards 75 5
869-064 Apply various work procedures and use computer hardware 60 4
869-201 Use job search techniques 15 1
869-223 Perform manual machining and mechanical assembly tasks 45 3
869-224 Enter the work force 60 4
869-255 Perform soldering operations 75 5
645 43

Aerospace Option

Code Statement of competency Hours Credits
869-022 Gain an overview of the evolution of the aerospace industry 30 2
869-044 Interpret drawings, diagrams and manuals, and produce sketches 60 4
869-083 Apply occupational health and safety rules and materials handling techniques 45 3
869-236 Apply concepts and techniques related to electricity 90 6
869-295 Maintain an electrical system 75 5
300 20

Optics-Photonics Option

Code Statement of competency Hours Credits
798-013 Interpret drawings, diagrams and manuals 45 3
798-022 Prevent occupational health and safety risks 30 2
798-038 Analyze the operation of an optics-photonics circuit and its components 120 8
798-044 Perform minor maintenance operations on the components of an optics-photonics system 60 4
872-153 Adapt to new types of work organization 45 3
300 20