FOR BEGINNING ELECTRIAN APPRENTICES

All apprentices must come to school every day wearing hard-soled work boots, khaki (tan) pants, and a long or short-sleeved shirt. Your pants and your shirt should not have holes in them, should fit you comfortably, but should not be baggy or over-sized. The "saggin'" look will not be tolerated. Bring a hard hat and clear safety glasses if you have them.
You will need these tools:
(If your contractor gives you a tool list, buy the tools on that list in addition to the following tools. Please bring that list to school with you.)
1. Electrician's tool pouch
2. Pliers:
        - 91/4" Linesman
        - 8" Long nose
        - 8" Offset diagonal
        - 10" Tongue and groove
        - 2/0 Cable cutter
3. Wire stripper
4. Metallic cable sheathing splitter (Roto-Splitter).
5. 7 in 1 Twist a Nut Screwdriver
6. #2 x 4 Phillips screwdriver
7. ¼ x 4 Slotted round shank screwdriver
8. Electrician's knife
9. Hammer
10. 25' Tape measure
11. Voltage/continuity tester
12. Torpedo level
13. Hacksaw
NOTE: EVERY EFFORT MUST BE MADE TO BUY TOOLS MADE IN THE U.S.A.!!! SAVE THE RECEIPTS FOR ALL OF YOUR TOOLS!!!

         

Associated Electrical Contractors Local Union 57 Joint Apprenticeship Program

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