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Old Mar 5th 2012, 3:08 pm
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I've been reading the forum for tips and advice so thought its about time I should introduce myself. I'm a 19 year old 4th year apprentice electrician but will be fully qualified with all my certs and NVQ by the end of may. Looking at making the leap and moving to Canada whilst I have no commitments here in the UK. Im sure you see me popping up across the forums ask people some questions
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Old Mar 5th 2012, 3:41 pm
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I've been reading the forum for tips and advice so thought its about time I should introduce myself. I'm a 19 year old 4th year apprentice electrician but will be fully qualified with all my certs and NVQ by the end of may. Looking at making the leap and moving to Canada whilst I have no commitments here in the UK. Im sure you see me popping up across the forums ask people some questions
Hi, and welcome to BE.

Are you planning on going over on a Working Holiday Visa/IEC? If so, there are a couple of threads in the Canadian immigration section of the forum which may be useful for you.

Look forward to seeing you in the Canada forums.

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Hi, and welcome to BE.

Are you planning on going over on a Working Holiday Visa/IEC? If so, there are a couple of threads in the Canadian immigration section of the forum which may be useful for you.

Look forward to seeing you in the Canada forums.

Seen these pop up quite alot but am still a newbie to everything here. Ill have to check those out and gather some information. Im not applying for anything yet until I have my qualifications here in concrete. Im a big gearhead and often do trackdays and stuff, anyone know if theres much in Canada relating to stuff like that?
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Seen these pop up quite alot but am still a newbie to everything here. Ill have to check those out and gather some information. Im not applying for anything yet until I have my qualifications here in concrete. Im a big gearhead and often do trackdays and stuff, anyone know if theres much in Canada relating to stuff like that?
Only thing to bear in mind is that if you wait until May, chances are all the WHV's will have gone - there are only 5000 available each year. Another thing to look in to when researching visas is what you'll need to work in Canada as an electrician. Search the main Canada forum for 'red seal' which should bring you up the info you need, but I think you have to prove a certain number of hours in the trade (think from memory it's 7000 for sparkies, but could have that wrong), then sit equivalency exams.

As for trackdays, I've not heard of any, no - and my husband is also a trackday nut! But there may well be some, just not something that I came across.

Good luck.
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Hi Nick

Welcome to BE
I see you have already been told about our Canada forum where you can get lots of tips and advice when you need it.
That just leaves me to wish you all the best with your plans

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Thanks for the warm welcome and advice
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Hello and a big welcome to BE.

Excellent information can be found in the BE Wiki, not forgetting the Living and Moving Abroad forum that will help you, another set of great help is the permanent threads at the TOP of each forum, they are very pertinent to that particular forum and makes sensible reading.

Moderators deal with any problems that arise such as inappropriate posts, spammers etc, you will find their names at the bottom right hand side of each forum's index in bold font.

Please contact me if I can give you any further help.

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