An electrician's job can be extremely demanding and challenging; however those who have interest in this field may opt for this career, keeping in mind that this job is challenging.
In order to be a good electrician it is first of all important to have good analytical skills, eye hand coordination, patience, good sense of balance, be physically fit and most of all have a good knowledge about electronics. The person should have the capabilities of solving mathematical problems related to electricity and should also be quick and fast at it. They should also have a good color vision, since they will be required to work with so many different colored wires.
Some experts think, people with military backgrounds have a good potential of becoming an electrician that is why they are preferred more in apprenticeship programs. An electrician needs to be licensed too, to start working; however there are different rules for each area. This license is given after passing a test and the person should know about all the codes of the National Electrical Code.
In order to be a good electrician it is very helpful if you periodically take courses on electronics, in order to update your self with the latest trends. This increases the knowledge of an electrician, as well as his skills.
The skills required for an good electrician are good analytical skills, eye hand coordination and good knowledge about electronics.
To be a good electrician, you must have a strong foundation about electricity and most of all the "safety".
Smoke a whole lot of weed and you'll be fine ;D
First you have some knowledge about electricity...
Then you apply those knowledge in the practical field smartly and carefully
It all depends upon what level of electrical work you wish to go for. House work can be learned in a very short span whereas commercial and business work needs great amount of training. The International Brotherhood of Electrical workers union is a five year training program for commercial and business work and 2 year program for residential. If you go to trade/vocational school then many states need two to four years of work experience to get a diploma. For this you should be good in maths. Find out the I.B.E.W. Union program in your area and get the best free training. It is a good very career. Keep going and best of luck
The best qualification for pursuing a career of Electrician is without doubt Apprenticeships for the entry level people.The more famous and acknowledged the employer,the more bright your future chances for getting a good job gets.
In order to become an electrician, you will be required to take certain courses during your high school. You may even join apprenticeship programs which provide education related to electricians along with on job training to give you a clear idea about the work of electricity, however you will be asked to sit in a test, so that they can check if you have the right aptitude or not.
Those who succeed in completing the apprenticeship program, qualify to do both maintenance work as well as construction work as an electrician. These programs may last for about 4 years and you must be at least eighteen years of age or above to be enrolled in this program, along with having a high school diploma. These courses that will be taught in an electrician apprenticeship program may include math, electronics, English, blue print reading, first aid practices and physics.
English is necessary because an electrician has to read a lot of manuals which are mostly written in English, thus it is important for him to have good English skills. You will also be trained physically in things such as soldering, usage of cranes and elevators, fire alarm systems and others. During the program you will be trained by professional electricians, with whom you will be given on job training too.
Science and Maths will be important
You need at least an o level dilpoma
Lots of MATH and common sense, because!
Common sense, math skills, and don't forget science skills! Computer too!
Can't even spell safety, thats where the attitude comes from. No fear of heights is a plus. Sense of humor isn't a bad trait. Conscientious about his or HER work. Reliable.
Nothing, do not need to be smart. E's + should do it. If your good with your hands and are enthusiastic and interested in it.
If you like being a mac donald toilet cleaner
To be a good electrician you just got to smoke a lot of weed and hope for the best!!
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