Workshop practices


As an electrician there will be times when you need to fabricate items, such as a switchboard box. You may also need to dismantle and reassemble electromechanical devices, such as an electric motor. To do this you need to know how to:

  • correctly and safely use different materials
  • correctly and safely use hand tools
  • correctly and safely use power tools
  • interpret mechanical drawings
  • accurately measure and mark out.

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Photo of a tool board

Various hand tools stored on toolboard