|Description:||Apprenticeship training is the only way to become an Electrician. Apprentices are employed while learning. In the beginning, you are indentured to an employer who must agree to hire you and provide training during the term of apprenticeship. You must attend classes, pass examinations and fulfill the contract in order to receive your Ontario Certificate as a qualified journeyperson Electrician.
Electricians plan, assemble, install, connect and test electrical power distribution and control devices in residential, commercial and industrial buildings. They may design blueprints, sketches and specifications for the installation of panel boards, switch boxes, pull boxes and other related electrical devices and pull and connect all of the associated wiring for these devices as well. They must be capable of diagnosing, troubleshooting and providing corrective action for electrical circuits, devices and machines.