Learning Center for Electricians
Electricians are among the highest paid of all the tradesmen.
If you're thinking about becoming an electrician, come check out these great articles
If you're already in the biz, we've got some great stuff for you too.
Electrical Regulations by State - While the National Electrical Code is the resource most all agencies go by, it is not the law. Different regulations apply to different states. Find out what the regulations are in your state from our database.
Why You Should Become an Electrician - The reasons for becoming an electrician are numerous, ranging from great pay to interesting work to job security. Unlike a career that requires a college degree, you start getting paid from day-1 of your apprenticeship. Here are just a few reasons why you should choose a career as an electrician.
Tom Henry's Learn to be an Electrician Part 1 - When it comes to electricians, no one knows more than the master, Tom Henry. Come check out this great video by the master electrician himself.
Electrician Salaries on the Rise - So you're thinking about becoming an electrician. If so, then you've made a smart choice. Not only are electricians one of the most respected of all tradesmen, they are some of the most skilled and highest paid as well. Being an electrician can even lead to owning your own company.
Tom Henry's Learn to be an Electrician Part 2 - Continuing with Part 2 from the master.
The 3 Stages for Electricians - If you're thinking of becoming an electrician, it's important to note the three different stages and skill levels. There is of course the journeyman, an electrician licensed to work on his own, and the master electrician, licensed to acquire permits and knowledgeable of building codes. but before you can get to either of those stages, you must first work as an apprentice.
The Electrician Apprenticeship Program - Electricians are earning more money than ever, especially in the burgeoning energy business. Whichever the direction of the energy business here in America, whether it be solar, wind, or even conventional sources, there is always going to be a need for electricians. The question is: is becoming an electrician the right job for you?
Tom Henry's Learn to be an Electrician Part 3 - Wrapping it up with Part 3.
5 Steps to Becoming a Journeyman Electrician - There are two ways you can get started on your way to becoming a licensed journeyman electrician. First, you can go to a technical school. Secondly, you can enter into an apprenticeship. For technical school, you will need your high school diploma or GED Equivalent. For some, technical training can even begin in high school if your school offers vocational training.
Becoming a Master Electrician - Becoming a master electrician means reaching the very top of your profesion. A master electrician means being your own boss. It means being able to pull permits and bid on jobs. It also means a lot more money, whether you plan on starting your own company or working for someone else. But becoming a master electrician is no short order. It takes years and lots of hard work. Still, if you do aspire to reach the top of your field, here's how you do it.
Electrician Tools - Want an idea of the basic electrician tools you'll need on the job? Check out this great video.
Types of Power Plants: Where Our Electricity Comes From - Electrician salaries of course vary by skilllevel, whether you're an apprentice, a journeyman, or a master electrician, and by experience. Where you work makes a difference as well. Here are the top earning locations by state as comprised by US the Department of Labor.
Top Paying Electrician Markets by Location - Electrician salaries of course vary by skill level, whether you're an apprentice, a journeyman, or a master electrician, and by experience. Where you work makes a difference as well. Here are the top earning locations by state as comprised by US the Department of Labor.
How to Prepare for an Electrical Exam - Check out these great tips from THE expert on passing the electrical exam, Mike Holt.
Best Paying Electrician Jobs by Industry - Needless to say that without electricians, in the modern age, we quite simply would not have industry. Electricians are responsible for bringing power into everything form the largest factories to the smallest homes. But there are many fields to choose from when deciding to be an electrician. Here are just a few of the highest paying.
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