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Electrician

Do you think you’re a switched on type of person?  Then consider a career as a sparky.  Electricity is essential for light, power, air-conditioning and refrigeration and without electricians, there would be no lights, no computers, and no TVs plugged into our walls.

Electricians install, maintain and repair electrical wiring systems that are designed to deliver electricty to heating, lighting, security and telecommunications systems in buildings. Electricians read and interpret electrical or electronics diagrams, install cables, connect switches and test various appliances and circuits to ensure their safety.

In Western Australia, the job of an electrician is a regulated trade for safety reasons, requiring a trade qualification, testing, registration and licensing.

Whether it’s a blown fuse or a more complicated problem such as a faulty wiring system in your house, electricians are the people to call

 

 


Qualifications

 

 

 

 

On the job training

 

Accredited Certificate

 

Licence

Yes

Apprenticeship/Trade Certificate

Yes

Diploma/Advanced Diploma

 

Tertiary Degree

 

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