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
- 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
10. 25' Tape measure
11. Voltage/continuity tester
12. Torpedo level
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