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  1. Transferring apprenticeship programs

    Electrician Apprentice Forum
    Wanted to try and talk to some IBEW members who have experience with the apprenticeship programs. Hopefully this is the right area to post. Im a first year sound installer/tech apprentice who applied and joined completely green. After a bit of experience im realizing what i really wanted to...
  2. Hey

    New Member Introductions
    Just saying hello. Preparing to take my test in the coming months. Does anyone remember where they struggled most when they were at this point? Any pointers are appreciated. Thanks & Chat soon.
  3. Should I join my local CW-A program

    General Electrical Discussion
    I have 900 hours as an industrial electrician and recently got furloughed due to the surrounding circumstance with the pandemic. I don't want to sit around at home and not gain my experience, so I applied around. I have already went in back in February and took my aptitude test and received a...
  4. Hello Live World!

    New Member Introductions
    Im new to the forum, I am a young electrician apprentice still learning. Any tips would be much appreciative. I want to take a class to better my knowledge of the field, any suggestions?
  5. finding work as a helper in Quebec

    Canadian Electrical Forum
    hello! Im finding it very difficult to find any info, or even if its possible, to be a helper for electricians in Quebec I'm in Montreal, Im a permanent resident and have a drivers license we don't really have unions in the uk, or at least they don't have any power, but we do have a new...
  6. Is my work experience enough to challenge the certificate exam?

    Electrician Apprentice Forum
    Hi, this is kind of a two-fold question. I'm trying to emigrate to canada and PNP programs need a certificate of qualification to be accepted. I have about 4800 hours of work I can refference for in the field from an Argentine employer but aside from my Argentine electrician license (which...
  7. APPRENTICE INTERVIEW HELP- urgent

    Electrician Apprentice Forum
    Hello all! I am a complete newbie to this forum, but judging by other threads posted, the community here is very helpful. I am interviewing for a first year Electrical Apprenticeship here in Ontario, and am looking for any advice! Examples: likely questions they will ask, how to best prepare...
  8. Local 353 Reassurance/truth.

    Electrician Apprentice Forum
    Hello, I am a long time lurker on this forum. I recently Passed the aptitude test and interview for the local 353 a few months back and I am on the "Successful candidate list." While I am very grateful for the opportunity, I have many concerns. Is it true the the work is incredibly unstable...
  9. Killeen or Temple Texas Apprenticeship

    Electrician Apprentice Forum
    I am 22 years old an currently looking to become an apprentice electrician in either Killeen or Temple. I honestly have next to no experience on the field, but I am very willing to learn. Any advice or information would be greatly appreciated.
  10. Trade school?

    General Electrical Discussion
    Hello, my name is Martin and I am new to this forum. I joined the forum because I had some questions about weather it would be a good idea to go to trade school. I do have some light experience in being an apprentice industrial electrician but working in the industrial field is not something i...
  11. New Apprentice

    New Member Introductions
    Hello all, I am a recently Apprenticed 1st year(within three months) working mostly in a commercial, residential environment in Alberta Canada, i have some prior experience working around the field in a rental company, just looking to learn as much as I can from anyone who has something to show...
  12. Question on getting Electrician Certificate

    New Member Introductions
    Hello, I live in Sacramento region. I'm enrolled into an electrician trainee program and I have questions about hands on experience for State exam. Currently I'm employed as a maintenance worker. I have a wide range of duties in building maintenance that changes every day. One second I'm...
  13. Local 3 Apprenticeship Program 2/6/2018!

    Electrician Apprentice Forum
    Hi All!, My name is Anibel Ramos (guy with a girls name, lol) and I was at Empire State College orientation today. Just wanted this out there in case anyone that was there wanted to stay connected, ask each other questions, etc. I originally took my test and interview back in Feb-March of...
  14. Local 3 Apprenticeship program 2/6/2018!

    New Member Introductions
    Hi All!, My name is Anibel Ramos (guy with a girls name, lol) and I was at Empire State College orientation today. Just wanted this out there in case anyone that was there wanted to stay connected, ask each other questions, etc. I originally took my test and interview back in Feb-March of...
  15. Hello from Ontario Canada

    New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone, First I want to say I can't believe my username was available! Batman...I mean Jake here, from Milton Ontario Canada. I recently decided that I want to pursue a career as an Electrician after speaking with friends and family. I have no electrical experience but am already...
  16. Never to late

    New Member Introductions
    New to the site, New to the trade, not so new to the industry. I'm a 45 year old apprentice electrician, looking for a new start in the construction industry. I've put in most of my years in the construction end of residential construction and renovation. I hail from NWO (Ontario) I've put a few...
  17. 2 yr. Apprentice with 4,000+ hours moving (back) to cali

    Electrician Apprentice Forum
    Hello, my name is Luke. I've been an apprentice electrician now for two years. I started off in Michigan and then moved to California after a year. Just recently after living in California for about a year I moved to Texas to be with family for the summer. I worked as an electrician in...
  18. Lineman Apprenticeship Questions

    Linework
    I will be brief. I am a married military vet with 3 kids. Married 17 years. Kids are teens. I am interested in breaking into the trade and have a few questions: 1. I know apprenticeship takes you all over the states within your region and lasts for about 3 years. How often are you moved...
  19. Accepted into Local 3 Apprenticeship

    Electrician Apprentice Forum
    I was accepted into the Local 3 Apprenticeship program 2 years ago while I was pursuing a Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering. They said to finish out the degree so when I join I start at a 4th year wage. I’ve since finished and have been applying to entry level EE jobs but haven’t gotten...
  20. First day and things to have

    General Electrical Discussion
    Hello all, My first day is Monday as an apprentice. However the company I am going to be working for is surprisingly quiet on anything I need to bring. What did some of you need to bring/ know on your first day. Also if I am looking for tools of the trade can some of you recommend some good...
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