They say high school is the best 4 years of your life, well whoever “they” are appear to be somewhat confused. Freshman year is an awkward time to get through and once you’ve found your place in the harsh world of your peers, its junior year. Suddenly, you are looking forward to the freedom of senior year, but unsure of what the future holds for you. Maybe you are thrust back into confusion and tired of being lectured by your parents and other well meaning adults.
Beginning college means starting fresh all over again, does that option scare you? If so, take it easy and redirect your goals. There are other possibilities for learning new skills and making a steady income out of high school. Considering a trade school is certainly a viable option and Plano, Garland and Rowlett offer many exciting possibilities. Lucky for you, the majority of high schools participate in vo-tech programs and you are eligible to begin during your senior year. Consult with your guidance counselor about the different options and career choices that interest you. Do you enjoy working with your hands, and fixing things?
What you Learn
If so, learning to become a general electrician could be an exciting challenge for you. Trade schools offer students a hands on learning experience along with teaching individuals the mechanics behind their career choice. You would have the ability to repair lighting, fix machinery and learn how to fix household items. Next time mom needs the ceiling fan repaired, you can save her money by showing off your skills and doing it yourself. Electricians also learn the valuable skills necessary to install new thermostat wiring and media room wiring. Acquiring different skill sets is all part of the program.
Sticking with The Program
As you complete your way through trade school you will receive certification that documents your progress. You can use your certification to begin an internship with a licensed electrician, or apply for different programs to help expand your skills. Working with a local electrician will help you learn the common jobs electricians are called out for. Many times homeowners call on residential electricians to repair wiring behind a light switch, or fix a faulty wire behind the washing machine. During the summer months you will be able to work outdoors installing and repairing pool lighting and wiring landscape lighting throughout beautiful backyards.
Becoming an electrician is an intelligent decision. This is one career choice that will always be in high demand among our technologically dependent society. Most folks love buying extravagant and tricky devices, but never take the time to learn how they operate. This is where you, as an electrician benefit immensely. Once you establish yourself and decide to make this your career, you need to develop a good reputation and set fair prices. Treat all customers with respect and listen to their needs, even if something seems simple to you. This will help to ensure your integrity in the field and assure customers that they can call on you to help them for their electrician related needs.
All of our electricians have had the utmost qualified and certified training possible to correct all of the electrical issues you’ve been having.