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Electricians design, assemble, install, test, diagnose, maintain and repair electrical networks, systems, circuits, equipment, components, appliances and facilities for industrial, commercial and domestic purposes.
Interested in Becoming an Electrician?
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In becoming an Electrical Apprentice with Skill Hire, you’ll be able to make your start in this high demand profession and enjoy continued employment, regular income, national accreditation and a dedicated field officer that helps you throughout your journey.
What Does an Electrician Do?
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While job roles can vary, electricians are likely to be exposed to the following tasks:
- Examine blueprints, wiring diagrams and specifications to determine sequences and methods of operation
- Measure and lay out installation reference points
- Use electrical test instruments to trace/diagnose faults
- Repair and replace faulty wiring and defective parts
- Plus much more!
The unemployment rate for electricians was below national average in 2018. With the total number of people working as Electricians expected to grow to 163,500 by 2023, there will be a projected 5,200 job openings each year.
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Download our free factsheet “What’s it Like to be an Electrician?”
5 year job growth
Anticipated new roles
Want to Start Your Apprenticeship?
To commence an Electrical Apprenticeship with Skill Hire, you will need to;
- be an Australian citizen; or hold an appropriate work visa
- be at least 15 years of age
- have completed a relevant pre-apprenticeship
Delivery Locations: All metro and regional areas
Average Duration: Approximately 48 months
Cost of Program: Free! All training costs reimbursed by us.
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