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HELPING YOU FIND A CAREER IN Trades - Electrical Work

Graduates in trades - electrical work and related fields can use their practical skills to great effect by looking for roles on TheBigChoice. We have lots of graduate trades - electrical work jobs on the site - browse through to see if any of them spark your fancy.

LOOKING FOR an Electrician CAREER?
How much can I earn as an Electrician?
Newly qualified electricians can earn around £17,000 a year, but this can rise quickly with experience to more than £35,000.
What qualifications do I need to be a Electrician?
If you want to pursue a career in the electronics industry after university, your degree may not have given you the exact practical skills needed – but will have prepared you for your role in a number of other ways. Soft skills such as communication, which you will have learnt during your degree, are essential in this role. You will need to take up a professional qualification in electronics, for example at a local technical college, in order to get the practical skills needed for the job.
What skills do I need to be a Electrician?
Being an electrician is a skilled job which requires technical knowledge, qualifications and a good knowledge of health and safety regulations. You will need to be able to follow technical drawings and building plans, understand wiring and be able to work in a confined environment at times.

You’ll also need to have excellent customer facing skills and be able to communicate effectively.

Some skills you’ll need to work as an electrician or in the electrical industry include:
  • Planning and organisation
  • Problem solving
  • Self-motivation
  • Health and safety knowledge
  • Communication skills
What experience do I need to get a job in Electronics?
You’ll need to practical experience in order to learn what electricians do day to day, so contact companies directly and ask if you can shadow a member of staff or come in for work experience during your free time.