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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hey all Scott here new to the forum. I really could use some fellow electricians help. I’m not sure where to post this so I hope here is okay. I’m a journeyman electrician trying to continue my education and learn more about our great trade. I’m from a small company and my boss is an amazing guy...
  2. Canadian Electrical Forum
    Good afternoon All, I've booked myself for the first year Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities exemption exam. It's booked for the 6th of February. I've been a registered apprentice for 3 years (but have 6 years of hours in reality). Is there anything I need to know about going...
  3. General Electrical Discussion
    I am in my last year of my apprenticeship. I found out today that 3 of my classmates started taking an instrumentation course that's 30 weeks long, at the end of the course they can pay to take the Instrumentation test, if they pass they'll receive a certification for instrumentation. I tried...
  4. General Electrical Discussion
    How can I start being an electrician without going to school? Is there any books that I can learn from. I have a really busy schedule, so I can't go to school yet(I working on time management) and I was wondering where can I start? Thanks!
  5. General Electrical Discussion
    I'm currently in school for a electrical systems technology degree and was curious how much time it would take off my apprenticeship when i get out of school? 2 years off? I asked my instructor and he was unsure. Thanks in advance guys! :thumbup:
  6. General Electrical Discussion
    I've read a lot of threads about this that did help a lot, but there are a few questions that I still need answered and want to get reassured about. Wether it be through IBEW or any other ways of becoming a Apprentice. 1* Are they biased between GED or High school Diploma? 2* If your high...
  7. 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...
  8. Union Topics
    Hey guy, First wanted to say thanks for a lot of my questions that have been answered just by reading the posts. I just got the letter for orientation on 8/20 for IBEW Local 3 NYC at Empire State College. I wanted to know what's the normal wait time between starting school and starting work. My...
  9. General Electrical Discussion
    hi everyone, im trying to become an electrician, only thing stopping me is lack of knowledge and no job experience. So my question to everyone is are pre apprenticeship schools like the PAT institute a good choice for someone in my predicament thank you.
  10. General Electrical Discussion
    I am new to this site I have a question hoping somebody can help me out with some information if possible. I have been working for a company for about 2 years and 7 months now that is out of mass. He has masters in mass as well as CT,ME,RI,NH. I completed my school in 2009 at Lincoln Technical...
  11. General Electrical Discussion
    :gunsmilie:Hello, I'm semi-new to the forum and just want to say thanks in advance to anyone who is reading and can maybe help me out a bit. I'm only about a week into my 3rd year course and it's been about 2 years since I did my 2nd year and I've been distracted with flu and having to find a...
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