Segments in this Video

Skilled Trade: Electrician (05:01)


Dave Howard shares what he likes about being and electrician. New technology continuously affects the trade. Everyone on a construction team is a key player. Cooperation and good people skills are very important.

Electrician: Job and Income Opportunities (01:14)

As electricians retire, many new electricians will find jobs. In addition, older buildings are in constant need of retrofitting and renovation. Electricians earn good incomes and have overtime opportunities. There are also ample opportunities for job advancement.

Apprentice Electrician (01:36)

Robert shares his on-the-job experience of being an apprentice electrician. Robert took all the required courses including math, chemistry, and physics. Robert earns while he learns.

Electrical Unions (03:39)

Unions offer many benefits such as job security, good wages, pension plans, family benefits, and advanced training opportunities. Electricians make good money.

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Part of the Series : Made with the Trades
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Once your students have taken the tour and seen what the skilled construction trades have to offer, they will want to know more about specific jobs that may interest them. This fast-paced program provides a concise profile of electricians, looking at educational background, apprenticeships, salary, and the work itself. (13 minutes)

Length: 14 minutes

Item#: BVL32264

ISBN: 978-0-7365-7557-7

Copyright date: ©2003

Closed Captioned

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