Electrical Applications

Electrical Applications

Career Information

Employment & Advancement

Electrical Application graduates start as apprentices, but once apprenticeship is obtained, graduates can gain positions as a red seal electrician, a journeyperson and/or an independent electrical contractor.

Below is a list of workplaces where you might find opportunities to gain apprenticeship hours and/or experience:

  • Construction Companies & Sites
  • Factories
  • Personal Homes
  • Independent Contractors
  • Government Agencies


The following links provide information about earning potential and specific salary information for this occupation:

Are Employers Hiring?

It is good to get into the habit of checking the hiring demand fairly frequently.  The need for workers is dependent on many things such as the international market in which conditions can change quickly.  The most up-to-date information is usually   specific job ads which can give you a sense of the current hiring need.

Specific jobs ads:

The next thing to research is the longer term trends by region.

Manitoba trends:

Finally, you can look at predictions about trends over a longer period of time:

Canada-wide trends:

Specific labour market information for Electricians in Manitoba:

Additional Information

Electrical Association of Manitoba

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

Electro-Federation Canada (EFC)

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