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Do you need to go to college to be a Plumber or Electrician?

How would one typically get into these jobs? From my understanding no degree is required? So where would one learn the necessities?

Asked By:       - 11/28/2011
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College isn't necessary for learning either trade. Many people learn it from on-the-job training. However, many people also go to trade schools in order to become certified plumbers or electricians.
Answered By: hdhayes60 - 11/28/2011
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Answered By: Wait For My Request - 11/28/2011
 
No, you just need training.
Answered By: Lori - 11/28/2011
 
No, you don't. You might be able to get training at some community or vocational colleges, but many people simply go into apprenticeships.
Answered By: Emily M - 11/28/2011
 
No college degree is required to become a plumber, but to be an electrician you would probably need to have some sort of education in regard to wires and electricity. Best of Luck, Beach Girl 4646
Answered By: beach girl 4646 - 11/28/2011
 
only one semester
Answered By: cwebbthebeast - 11/28/2011
 
Courses are usually offered at a community college. upon completion you usually earn a certificate and then become a licensed plumber or electrician.
Answered By: mag1124 - 11/28/2011
 
you might need a "certification" or a "license" ??........you could be dumber than a rock & still do these jobs
Answered By: Mark - 11/28/2011
 
you can go to a tech school if you really want to. My dad is a master plumber and he learned on the job, the only time he took any classes is when he was getting ready for his test. I think the same goes for electricians
Answered By: Summer - 11/28/2011
 
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