Looking for recommended electrical trade apprenticeship opportunities in Maine, USA
I've heard joining in the union was a great opportunity, but unfortunately i don't know any contractors in the union personally or how to get in as an apprentice or helper? Im already doing training at jobcorps in the HBI program, just need to find some work for when I graduate (expected mid to end of January 2023 if all goes well) or even joining a little bit before if it can be arranged. I prefer northern Maine area cause need to lease with my housing voucher here for at least a year or so.
Hours of experience under the employment of a Master electrician while holding a Helpers license or Apprentice license. Employment is the key word. You cannot just casually help an electrician out on Saturdays. You need to be employed by the Master electrician. You will need to apply for a helper license and work under a licensed electrician.
Required Hours of Experience: The state of Maine requires 4,000 hours of experience (about 2 years on average) under the employment of a master electrician to sit for your exam. Required Education: The state of Maine requires the following education in order to qualify to sit for your “limited to residential house wiring” license (Each of these courses are 45 hour courses… equal to 3 credit hours if taken through an accredited institution) according to the Maine Electrical Institute.
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