A Career as an Electrician

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The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc, Aug 15, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 80 pages
A career in electrical work is a wise choice as regardless of the state of the economy, electricians are always in demand. People use electricity for hundreds of purposes in everyday life and work, and have come to rely upon it as an essential element to getting anything accomplished. Because of this, they need professional workers who can keep the power on and keep their equipment working properly. Students will learn about the duties and responsibilities of electricians, the variety of electrical careers, what skills and special knowledge are required, the training that is needed, and how to begin and advance in an electrical career. They will also read about the future prospects of this exciting field. Interviews with professionals and sample exam questions from practice tests are included in this engaging career book.
 

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Contents

WHAT DOES AN ELECTRICIAN DO?
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A VARIETY OF ELECTRICAL CAREERS
22
WHAT SKILLS AND SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE ARE REQUIRED?
32
WHAT TRAINING IS REQUIRED?
43
BEGINNING AND ADVANCING IN AN ELECTRICAL CAREER
56
FUTURE PROSPECTS FOR ELECTRICIANS
64
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