How to Become an Electrician or Electrical Contractor
Electrical Apprenticeship and Electrical Contractor Training: How do I be come Electrician as well as an Electrical Contractor?
Electrical Apprenticeship and Electrical Contractor Training
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The Basics for Becoming an Electrician
The electrical industry is in need of qualified electricians as many senior electricians are retiring and there are fewer qualified people to take their place, so this is a great time to explore your future in the electrical trade.
Enroll in an accredited trade school that will teach you the fundamentals of electricity.
Hands On Electrical Training
Many vocational schools offer great courses in building construction including electrical wiring, and offer hands on training workshops and on site building projects.
On the Job Experience
Working with an established electrical contractor will help you get a variety of on the job experience.
Get Certified or Licensed
After you receive your electrical education and hands on training you many be qualified to become a certified electrician or licensed electrician.
Check the Local Requirements
Each area may have specific requirements, so be sure to check in your local jurisdiction for specific information. Start by contacting your local city or state building department, trade school, or electrical contractor for more information.
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