3 Reasons to Become a Construction & Maintenance Electrician (& What to Expect in Training)

Feb 13, 2017 12:15:51 PM


Most prospective students have already heard that demand for skilled tradespeople has risen sharply across Canada over the last few years.

Our aging population is creating a skills-vacuum in the construction trades. Many workers are retiring, or getting ready to retire, and there simply aren't enough trained workers to take their place.

However, demand for tradespeople varies by geographical region within Canada, and by the type of trade. Before pushing forward with training, it's important for students to research the job outlook in their particular province and city, and for the specific trade they'd like to pursue.

This post is for anyone hoping to pursue construction and maintenance electrician training in Ontario, and specifically in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).

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Considering heading back to school to train for a career in the construction trades?

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