In one of last month’s posts, we talked about the job tasks of a commercial electrician (“Real Life”- Job Tasks of an Electrician (Part 1)). There, we discussed the various work settings in which commercial electricians find themselves, as well…
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The electrical industry is one of faster growing employment sectors in the country (according to the US Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2015). Look around you and you’ll understand why. Everything we do is somehow affected by electricity and our dependency on wires and circuits is only growing. With this growing need for electricity and power comes the need for more skilled, qualified, and experienced electricians. With the US economy regaining some traction, “Overall growth of the construction industry and the need to maintain older equipment in manufacturing plants also will require more electricians.”, according to the US Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2015, Electrical job outlook section . This means that individuals who begin their electrician training now could be better prepared for the increase in job availability.
At IBT our Electrician program will prepare you for many duties that are necessary to begin your career in the electrical field. The program offered will prepare IBT Students for employment in a variety of entry-level positions. The program provides hands-on training to give students more practice with working in real life situations before taking on their new career.
Once graduated from the program, students will be capable of working in residential and industrial maintenance environments. They will also be able to execute new construction electrical work. Students of the program will gain a comprehensive knowledge base. This knowledge will include electrical code, wiring installation, conduit bending, motors and transformer systems, as well as manual and electric industrial controls, and more. If becoming an Electrician has always been your dream, then IBT’s Electrician program is the first step to following your dreams and becoming a trained Electrician!
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