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  1. New Member Introductions
    I'm a 3rd year electrical apprentice through the association of builders and contractors. Although banging around on new construction sites is fun I would like to expand past new construction and simply pulling the wire relatively quickly in my career. Want to programming fire alarms and do...
  2. Electrician Apprentice Forum
    Hi everyone, I'm a 19 y/o with zero experience in the field currently looking for a sponsor in Ottawa, Canada. I've been looking for work for about a month now but haven't come up with more than Union companies saying they can take me as a free volunteer. (Union is backed up to kingdom come)...
  3. New Member Introductions
    Hello there Dear friends, I am a first year electrical apprentice and I hope to learn from you and your posts a lot.
  4. New Member Introductions
    Hey guys I have about 8 months experience as a licensed electrician. I grew up around electrical working with my dad and recently realized how much I love this trade. I always try to improve my techniques and learn more. I always try to buy more tools, whatever will help us get the job done...
  5. Electrician Apprentice Forum
    Hi Everyone, I just found out I passed my aptitude test and I will be starting class in February, then get assigned work shortly after. My local works a little differently, there's no interview for the inside wireman program, so we are "ranked" depending on who applied first. I'm a little...
  6. Electrician Apprentice Forum
    Hi everyone, I just joined the apprentice program in Pittsburgh and I love it. I'm looking to connect with some other women electricians as I haven't met any in the field yet...So far all the guys are super nice & helpful, I'm learning a lot and am really happy that I finally have a job I can...
  7. New Member Introductions
    My names Anna and i'm brand new to the electrical trade, i'm currently attending college to get my AAS in electrical independence. I hope I can learn a lot from everyone :)
  8. New Member Introductions
    Hey y'all About a month from finishing my Foundations course at BCIT (Langley campus). Super excited to get into the trades! Have worked retail my whole life and found it to be really boring. I've never been a morning person, and I have to get up at 5am every day for this course but I actually...
  9. General Electrical Discussion
    I am very interested in learning the electrical trade. What is the best way to get my foot in the door on an apprenticeship? I have replied to a few craigslist adds but I want to really get my name out there to increase my chances. Also, do new apprentices usually get 40 hours a week? I would...
  10. New Member Introductions
    Hello all, I just started working for someone here in California, and was wondering about the whole Electrical Trainee program here. I have been researching it as much as possible, and it doesn't seem like it's being enforced anymore. Even the phone number for the Electrician Certification Unit...
  11. General Electrical Discussion
    I am a 20 year old male living in the GTA and have been trying to find an employer to hire me on as an apprentice for a while. I have also applied to the union last year but never got in, so was wondering if anyone can provide me with some suggestions. I have applied to a few pre-apprenticeship...
  12. General Electrical Discussion
    This site below basically tells what someone should expect when becoming an electrician and the aptitude they should have. http://www10.hrsdc.gc.ca/ES/English/ShowProfile.aspx?v=213
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