Protect Yourself Working as an Electrician

Working as an electrician can bring you financial stability, and the work hour flexibility is something worth mentioning. However, you need to learn to protect yourself with the right safety equipment and practical knowledge, since you are working with dangerous electric current all the time.

17 Nov 2019

Electrician jobs

On average, electricians earn £156,000 per year, which is six times the normal wage and £150,000 more than the Prime Minister’s salary.

There's a broad spectrum of electrician jobs and so are the courses. Students who've just graduated from high school or anyone who wants a change from a desk job may specialise in:

  • Electrical installations and fittings
  • Highway systems
  • Electro-technical panel building
  • System maintenance

Educational Qualifications

  • I. Industry recognized qualification e.g. diploma in electro-technical services or short course in electrical installation
  • II. Grade D and above in GCSE
  • Alternatively, an apprenticeship with experts is a great start in the in the world of electrotechnology.