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  1. Advice for a Prospective Female Apprentice?

    General Electrical Discussion
    I apologize in advance if this is the wrong forum for this, but it seemed the best fit... It recently came to my attention that our local is hiring electrician apprentices. I understand how to use basic hand and power tools, as my father is a carpenter, and my s/o is a union millwright. In...
  2. Propsective Female Apprentice

    New Member Introductions
    Hello Everyone, My name's Angela, and I'm glad to be here. Recently it came to my attention that our local was hiring electrician apprentices. Seeing as how my father is a carpenter and my boyfriend is a union millwright, the trades have always interested me. Having worked in a slew of customer...
  3. Advice?

    General Electrical Discussion
    Hi i am a 21 yr old female and I am interested in applying for an apprenticeship at my local union I dont have any experice in the trade but am ethusiastic about learning any helpful advice, tips or expericences would be greatly appreciated
  4. Tink the Lighting Tech

    New Member Introductions
    Hey all, My name is Elisabeth. I am a pre apprentice. I should be starting school in August. I started as a lighting tech for theatre and had been lighting the stage since my first year in high school. I had gone to college for technical theatre but I didn't like the classes or how much they...
  5. Hihi Everyone

    New Member Introductions
    I'm brand new to the field (got my apprentice certificate as of today, actually). I'm 22, female, and from Washington. The company I got hired with is non-union. Anyone have any words of wisdom for me?
  6. Toronto Pre-Apprentice/ Apprenticeship

    Canadian Electrical Forum
    Hi everyone, I'm a young female that just graduated from the university of guelph, hoping to pursue a career in electrical work. I was wondering if anyone would have information on how I can start my pre-apprenticeship or apprenticeship. I have called some companies and have been searching...
  7. Hi from Toronto, Canada

    New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone, I've been searching for information, however when I found out about this forum I thought others with more knowledge could help me out then what I was finding on google. I'm unsure if I post my questions here but I am a recent university graduate trying to pursue a career in...
  8. Apprenticeships? What are they like?

    General Electrical Discussion
    I hope to become an apprentice in the near future (studying for the test as we speak), and i was just curious as to how they work. I know you get paid as they teach you on the job. But do you get a full 40 hour work week? Or do you only get part time? Do you apprentice with a bunch of different...
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