A Career as an Electrician

Essential Careers

A career in electrical work is a wise choice as regardless of the state of the economy, electricians are always in demand. People use electricity for hundreds of purposes in everyday life and work, and have come to rely upon it as an essential element to getting anything accomplished. Because of this, they need professional workers who can keep the power on and keep their equipment working properly. Students will learn about the duties and responsibilities of electricians, the variety of electrical careers, what skills and special knowledge are required, the training that is needed, and how to begin and advance in an electrical career. They will also read about the future prospects of this exciting field. Interviews with professionals and sample exam questions from practice tests are included in this engaging career book.

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Series Review: Essential Careers
"The lively texts and photos in these hi/lo titles provide an in-depth look at familiar, high-demand jobs. The books provide descriptions and information on various kinds of jobs within the field, special skills, training and education, career development, and an employment forecast. References to information from the Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-2009 Edition support the fact that the featured careers are wise options that can withstand economic uncertainty."
--School Library Journal

Series Review: Essential Careers
"This series focuses on a core group of professions that will remain viable choices for young people into the foreseeable future and beyond as these careers provide valuable and necessary services in all communities. The titles feature clear, concise text accompanied by color photographs that show many example of workers in action...A number of helpful resources are included-a glossary of career-specific terms, lists of affiliated groups and organizations, titles for further study, and a link to the publisher's website that will be continuously updated. These short vocational guidance titles offer good, solid introductions."
--Library Media Connection
Library Bound Book List: $36.75 / S&L: $27.60
eBook List: $36.75 / S&L: $27.60

Reading Level: 6

Interest Level: 7-12+

Product type : Library Bound Book
ISBN : 978-1-4358-9470-9
Author : Daniel Harmon
Copyright : 2011
Language : English
Category : Careers, Guidance
Pages : 80
Trim : 6 1/2" x 9 1/8"
Dewey : 621.319
Subject : Careers, Guidance
Binding : Library
BISAC : JNF015000
Web Sites • Author Biography • Index • Bibliography • For Further Information Section • List of Organizations • Further Reading • Sidebars • Glossary