Electricians install, maintain and repair power systems for residential houses, businesses and factories. Electricians install electrical control equipment and wiring systems. Electricians also maintain electrical equipment and machines within factories and other large businesses. Most electricians start out in an apprenticeship program. Through their program, aspiring electricians are able to combine on-the-job training with classroom learning.


  • Install electrical power systems in homes, businesses and factories.
  • Install electrical control equipment and wiring systems.
  • Maintain equipment and machines in factories.
  • Job prospects are expected to be good as the population grows and more electricians will be needed for the wiring of new houses.

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