You can have a successful career as an electrician knowing nothing more than basic arithmetic and, maybe, very elementary algebra. Don't be intimidated by the algebra, it's not as difficult as it looks. The higher you go the more math you will need.
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Algebra is needed for calculating currents and electrical loads. Most Electrician training programs require it's applicants to have passed a Grade 12 Math course or equivalent in order to be considered for placement. Having higher level math is a definite positive when applying for a position.