What is a Residential Electrician?

2 smiling electricians working on a service panel

Starting an electrical career as a residential electrician builds a good foundation. It’s the place where most apprentices learn the basics of electrical and alternating current theory.

So what is a residential electrician?

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Must-Have Electrician Skills

Electrician Skills

Do you want a career as an electrician? Listed below are some must-have electrician skills to be successful.

You’ll spend 4-5 years as an electrician apprentice. Since you’ll grow in your skill set during your apprenticeship, there’s no need to become overwhelmed looking at this list.

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What is The National Electrical Code?

what is the national electrical code?

If you hang around electricians long enough, especially if you’re an apprentice electrician, then you’ve probably heard about the National Electrical Code (NEC).

Let’s get down to the nitty-gritty of what it is, and why electricians learn this code on their way to becoming a licensed electrician.

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