Electricians install electric wiring, switches, lighting fixtures, and other types of equipment. The electrician also learns about state and local codes, and is able to work from blueprints.
Installation and maintenance of electrical and electronic control systems, motors, and servo-mechanical devices are an integral part of the program.
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