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

 

Links

BCIT Electrical Trades – https://www.bcit.ca/study/programs/1760ttcert

BCIT Electrical Foundation – https://www.bcit.ca/path/trades/pathways/foundation.shtml

BCIT APP 2 CEO Course – https://www.bcit.ca/study/programs/0550000000

Register for APP 2 CEO – https://www.bcit.ca/study/courses/vent1824

Chad’s APP2CEO Facebook Group – https://www.facebook.com/groups/315315738914991/

The Electric Academy – http://www.theelectricacademy.com/

YouTube Channel – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRm79BcxKhOWRj6CQAB_Cqg

Twitter – @chadflinn

Instagram – @flinnagin