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Apprentice Electrician

Vocational Qualified

Electricians are responsible for installing, testing, commissioning, diagnosing, maintaining, and repairing electrical networks, systems and circuits.

Electricians troubleshoot by using specific instruments to trace and diagnose faults. It helps to have good maths and mechanical knowledge, troubleshooting and critical thinking skills and the ability to work independently.

“Each day there is always something new, challenging and interesting”

Average age
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$ 1
Avg. Weekly Earnings
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Tasks for this role

  • Examining blueprints, wiring diagrams and specifications to determine sequences and methods of operation

  • Measuring and laying out installation reference points

  • Selecting, cutting and connecting wire and cable to terminals and connectors

  • Using electrical and electronic test instruments to trace and diagnose faults

  • Repairing and replacing faulty wiring and defective parts

  • Positioning and installing electrical switchboards

  • Connecting electrical systems to the power supply

  • Testing continuity of circuit

  • Installing, testing and adjusting electric and mechanical parts of lifts



  • Medium skill level
  • Below Average Unemployment
  • Practical
  • Sedentary/Light/Medium physical demand

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