Chad Flinn – Electrical Instructor at BCIT and Instructor for APP 2 CEO


Red Seal Electrician

Worked at BCIT for last 8yrs

Worked up north in Ft McMurray

Passionate about teaching his trade and tradespeople about starting and running their trades business right.

Has a blog and a podcast for his apprentices/journeypeople


What You’ll Hear in This Episode

  • 98% of all trades business start-ups fail
  • Dad is a Civil Engineer
  • Danger of being pigeon-holed in your apprenticeship
  • Buying their first house in Ft. Mac for 250K!
  • Working Maintenance – get a book!
  • Try to get a well rounded apprenticeship
  • Trades Pre-Madonna’s
  • I’m a six figure student – making six figures NOT OWEing six figures



BCIT Electrical Trades –

BCIT Electrical Foundation –

BCIT APP 2 CEO Course –

Register for APP 2 CEO –

Chad’s APP2CEO Facebook Group –

The Electric Academy –

YouTube Channel –

Twitter – @chadflinn

Instagram – @flinnagin