Tips to Become a Successful Electrician

To advance on your career path as an electrician, you need more than just technical skills. First of all, being on time is very important. Secondly, you need to never stop learning and not be afraid to own up to your mistakes. Being respectful towards clients is also recommended.

15 Jan 2020

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.