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What education do you need to become a Electricians (Except Industrial and Power System)?


1. You usually need a high school diploma.

2. You usually need a four- to five-year apprenticeship program.

3. Trade certification is compulsory for construction electricians in all provinces/territories except Manitoba. It is available, but voluntary, in Manitoba.

4. Trade certification is compulsory for domestic and rural electricians in Ontario and Quebec. It is available, but voluntary, in Newfoundland.

5. According to the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, you need a Construction and Maintenance Licence.

6. Qualified electricians may also obtain interprovincial (Red Seal) trade certification, which provides job mobility throughout the country.

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