How old is too old to become an electrician?

Emery Denesik asked a question: How old is too old to become an electrician?
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Date created: Sat, May 1, 2021 11:07 PM
Date updated: Mon, Nov 21, 2022 11:58 AM


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  • You can never be too old to learn a new skill or gain knowledge, so studying a course should not be something to hold you back. It is worthy to mention that being an electrician can be a physically demanding job. Often times you will be clambering up ladders or balancing on scaffolding.

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I'm a 3rd year (of 4) apprentice electrician in Australia. The majority of our class is around 25-28yrs old, I am 22 however the oldest in our class is 40 and still travelling fine. My predecessor apprentice was 42 when he started after a career in nursing then running his own cafe.

My answer to this person is no, you are not too old. And I’ll talk you through what you need to do to get to where you want to be. It will, however, take you a minimum of three years to get to the required stage where you can be known as a fully qualified electrician.

Is 40 too old to become an electrician? While it may seem like a daunting task, becoming an electrician at 40 is far from impossible. In fact, it can be a hugely exciting journey for anyone brave enough to make the leap. Don't let Father Time put you off either – you're

I'm in good shape, but not in my thirties. At what age would you say, you are too old to become an electrician? Question #2. Do you think there is a reluctance to hiring a "not young" person into an apprentice program?

When I got into the apprenticeship in the 80’s, I was in my early 20’s. We had a couple guys in class who were in their mid-40’s. When we (young punks that we were) asked the old guys what were they doing getting into this, their answer was very s...

I’m a 48 y/o accountant applying to an IBEW apprenticeship program. If I got on the list to start next spring, I’d be 49 when I started and 54 when I became a journeyman. I’m fit and the men in my family live long and stay strong, so I figure I can do physical work

In this video I answer a question that I get asked often: Am I too old to become an apprentice electrician? The short answer is no. I elaborate further in th...

At 51 I’m just starting out too, so I’d say no it’s never too late. I share your frustration re the ECS card thing. I don’t think an employer is likely to hire you (or me) until you prove some competence first so, yes, it is a risk but if you believe in yourself, go for it. I’ve just completed the 2365 Level 2.

No limit exists to learning. This means you can learn the trade as an 18-year-old or a 48-year-old. Even though you can learn the electrical trade as an older adult, you may have other life issues that could potentially get in the way of your career progression. Read on for considerations to make before you make any major decisions.

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