How Hard Is It To Become An Electrician?

Man with Hard Hat and gloves cutting electrical wires.

Are you considering career choices and want to know how hard it is to become an electrician? It’s a valid question and we break down the answer to help you make a wise decision.

The good news is that an electrician career has staying power. As long as we are dependent on electricity, there will be a demand for electricians. To put it into perspective, most kitchens today consume more power than an entire home in the 1950s. We aren’t shy about using power.

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How I Survived my First Year as an Electrician Apprentice

First year electrician apprentice experience

While my first year as an electrician apprentice won’t be your experience, I did find out quickly that apprentice live at the bottom.

If you feel like you have one foot in the grave and another on a banana peel, you’re not alone. Apprentices are known to bear the brunt of menial tasks and going through a trial be fire.

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Electrician Career Paths You Never Thought Of!

Electrician Career Paths

Let’s face it! We want to know our options. Because electrician career paths diverge in many directions, you’ll end up with a stack of choices.

Here’s the thing. You won’t need to worry about being stuck doing the same tasks your entire career. There are may options and advancements possible in this trade – some you’ve probably never thought of!

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Join the ABC Electrician Apprenticeship

Become a Licensed Electrician with an ABC Apprenticeship

Do you have an interest in becoming a licensed electrician? Consider joining the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Electrician Apprenticeship.

Their program is designed to take someone who may have little or no experience in the field to journeyman-level in about 4 years.

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