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How To Prepare Your NEC Code Book For An Electrical Exam

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Whether you’re a first year apprentice or getting ready to take the journeyman’s or master’s license exam, the National Electrical Code book is going to either be your best friend or your worst enemy. Finding information in the NEC is very difficult if you don’t understand the layout and know how to …

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What is an Electrician Apprentice and How to Become One

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If you’re interested in becoming an electrician apprentice then you’re in the right place. Becoming an electrician is an excellent career choice, especially for those who want to get to work right out of high school. With a growing shortage of skilled electrical workers its a great time to start training to be an electrician. …

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Is Being An Electrician Dangerous?

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The Dangers of Being An Electrician The dangers of being an electrician can vary with the type of work you’re performing.  Electricians are on the front line of dangerous jobs along with firefighters, loggers, deep sea fishermen, construction laborers, and tractor-trailer truck drivers. Depending on construction deadlines and customer expectations, electricians are sometimes …

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How To Join the ABC Electrical Apprenticeship

The ABC Electrical Apprenticeship is part of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) national construction trade association, with 70 chapters and 21,000 members nationwide. ABC doesn’t only train future electricians. They have programs that teach plumbing, carpentry, HVAC, masonry, and sheet metal as well. Locate an ABC Electrical Apprenticeship near you by …

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Electrician Apprentice Wages and Salary

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Electrician apprentice wages vary from state to state and are based on a percentage of a Journeyman electrician’s hourly pay. The average lowest wage you can expect to earn as a first year apprentice is around $9.95 an hour – the highest is over $19.00. As of May 2015,  the average apprentice electrician salary in …

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My Experience As A First Year Electrician Apprentice

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Every electrician starts their career as a first year electrician apprentice. It doesn’t matter if its a trade school, apprenticeship, or working for a local contractor – everyone has to start somewhere. For me, I started my electrical career at Bates Technical Community College in Tacoma, Washington. After learning about an …

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