Electrician (21st Century Skills Library: Cool Vocational Careers)
Did you know that electricity has only been used during the past 100 to 150 years? Electricians fill many different jobs and speciality roles, but overall they are keepers of the power system that fuels modern-day society. How do we harness the power of electricity? What different kinds of electricians are there, and what do these specialities entail? What does it take to become an electrician? What does the future hold for this career? If you're curious to learn more about this highly skilled vocational career, this book is a great place to start. At the back of the book, readers will find critical thinking questions to encourage further exploration of industry-specific issues; additional suggested books/websites; a glossary of terms; and an index.