Pearson Electrotechnology Centre

About the Centre

The Pearson Electrotechnology Centre is a professional career centre located in Lachine, one of the most scenic and historical Burroughs of Montreal. From the time we first opened our doors in 2007, we have been building and establishing ourselves as a leader in technical training. We have built a team of experienced instructors and devoted support staff. We also pride ourselves in keeping a close relationship with industry demands and standards to ensure we are preparing our graduates to succeed in a highly-demanding technical environment. We welcome you to visit us and speak with an advisor to explore the vast opportunities our programs offer you.

The facilities include state-of-the-art workshops and laboratories designed to offer students the opportunity to acquire real life hands-on experience. Components and tools are also available to students through our own internal supply store. Modern classrooms are equipped with interactive whiteboards and computers. Dedicated computer labs are also available to students within every program. A newly designed and constructed active learning space serves as a resource centre for students. This modern smart room is equipped with various mobile devices, wireless presentation capability, and computers equipped with subject specific simulation software.

The centre is also home to a Telecommunications Museum which traces Canada’s telecommunications’ history, from switchboards to cell phones – each in working condition. This museum offers students the opportunity to appreciate the history and progress made throughout the years.

Students can unwind in it the centres large lounge which is equipped with a number of table-top games and couches. Adjacent to this lounge is the centres large cafeteria equipped with microwaves and various vending machines.


"Pearson Electrotechnology Center is excellent. Teachers do an excellent job of guiding students through the course material. Besides their vast knowledge, they have years of experience in the field and they maintain contacts within the industry to keep up to date with current industry standards. Overall an excellent centre for anyone who believes Electrotechnology is the future."

Humberto Galis Graduate

“I have hired a number of PEC students from the Electricity program. They have all played an integral role at Palmer Electric Inc. and were able to make positive and immediate contributions to our company.”

Tom Falkner Project Manager, Palmer Electric Inc.