Electricians install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures in new and existing structures. They must ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes.
On average, 59% have a post-secondary certificate. Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate’s degree. Employees in these occupations usually need one or two years of training involving both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers. There are many advance training certifications as an electrician progresses through his or her career.