What is required to become an electrician?

Answer The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicted that the demand for electricians would increase 12 percent from 2008 through 2018. The growth should result in the creation of 83,000 jobs for in... Read More »

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Is a Michigan electrician license not required?

According to the Michigan Department of Energy Labor and Economic Growth, Michigan requires all electricians obtain a license. To qualify for a basic, journeyman license, you must be at least 20 ye... Read More »

How many on-the-job hours are required for an electrician license?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, most electricians complete a four-year paid apprenticeship program. Each year requires roughly 2,000 hours of on-the-ob experience and 144 hours of... Read More »

What is the difference between a certified electrician&a licensed electrician?

Becoming an electrician takes more than a quickie tech school course. Electricians must undergo years of on-the-job training as helpers, apprentices and journeymen to become master electricians. Ce... Read More »

Do you tip an electrician?

While electricians are in a service-oriented business, tipping for this profession is not done. One electrician, Darryl Bonner, said he's been in business for more than 25 years and doesn't accept ... Read More »