Electricians maintain and install modern electrical systems such as power, lighting, fire protection, security and structured cabling for all types of buildings and structures. Those with aspirations of becoming an electrician should develop the ability to solve problems and use their initiative.

An excellent Electrician will be able to make and install control panels that control systems in buildings. The individual should use their initiative to also do machines repairs and rewind, fix and maintain equipment.

If you would like to become an electrician and pursue this career, our electrical installation competition is the perfect environment to develop and test your skills.

Can concentrate on small & complicated tasks
Are happy working in busy and chaotic spaces
Are good at planning & organisation
Happy to often work on demand

Career opportunities

  • Highways Electrician

  • Site or Project Management

  • Consultancy

  • Installing

Average Salary
Entry Level
- 10.5%
Projected workforce change
This is an estimation of the overall number of job opportunities in this career area up until 2027.

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