what is diff between IBEW and apprentice electrician union and non? which is wiser choice?
in 40s planning career change to electrician.would like to know pros/cons in field. and apprenticeship. what might be the hardest about field. what you like or dislike about being electrician.whats the oldest you see starting in profession?best way to start union /non?why is the pay really going to be $$$after 5yrs? Do you think field is over crowded?
Asked By: teri - 2/5/2008
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Teri: I am an IBEW electrician. I started the apprenticeship at the age of 42. Some of the hard parts are going back to school after so many years. It took a lot of time to study for tests and homework. Of course if I can do it anyone can. You'll get some jokes about being the "old man" etc, take if with a grain... More
Answered By: Adolf Oliver Busch - 2/10/2008
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Over 40 you may be a little long in the tooth to be accepted into any apprenticeship program. Unless, you know someone who can smooth out the wrinkles for you. On the back side of 40 you would be near 50 at completion... More
Answered By: KOHA - 2/5/2008
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