Electricians Mate recruitment agency listing
An electricians mate is hired to assist a fully qualified electrician in a variety of ways. These tasks can vary from job to job, and can range from straightforward clear up after a call out, to more complex electrical tasks.
This page lists a number of recruitment agencies that specialise in pairing up suitable candidates with electricians mate vacancies.
The role of electricians mate can be assumed without any formal qualifications. Learning on-the-job is at the heart of this position, where a trained electrician will provide guidance. As part of the job you may be required or get the opportunity to attend a day release or evening electrician course. There are also intensive weekend courses available in many UK towns and cities.
Within a few years it is possible to become a fully qualified electrician, given hard work and dedication. Continued high demand for electricians in Britain has ensured that pay and workload remains substantial.
Electricians mates can earn between £8 and £13 per hour, and is a role that is likely to lead to full qualification as an electrician " at which point pay can rise significantly.
Working hours are usually 9 to 5, but for serious situations/emergencies, out-of-hours work may be required.