Q&A: Becoming an Electrician in the UK

Filed Under: Electrical, Home repair    by: ITC

Q: For the last decade I have worked exclusively in the public sector.  While I’ve earned a good wage doing so, it’s not my passion, and I’m currently out of work.  I do find that I enjoy technically oriented tasks, and so I am very interested in working as an electrician in Liverpool. While I know that there is a process for training and certification, I’m unable to find helpful information on the web. I’m specifically looking for information on qualification, how long the training is,  how much it costs,  and if there’s an “apprenticeship period” I’ll have to cover off first. I’m also curious about the what a typical starting salary would be, and how much experience I would need before opening my own business. Read more…