Updated April 2022
"So, how much math do I really need to know to become an electrician?" We get this question all the time when we're interviewing applicants for electrician training.
Many students who are considering electrician training feel insecure about their math skills.
By the time high school graduation rolls around, many are totally "done" with math. They never want to see another algebraic equation or geometry question as long as they live!
Sound familiar? Have you heard that electricians use a lot of math on the job, and figure you shouldn't even bother considering this trade?
Before you make up your mind, first understand how electricians actually use math. Take a look at some common applications of math in day-to-day electrical work.