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Most Popular Tools Used By Students On Our Electrician Courses

Most Popular Tools Used By Students On Our Electrical Courses


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Having the correct tools is a massive aspect of becoming a successful tradesman. Whether purchased as brand new or second hand, the aim is to eliminate the saying 'a bad workman blames his tools'. Students enrolling onto the full time Level 2 Electrician Course or the Level 3 receive a free CK Toolkit with us - just one of the many perks of undergoing Electrician Courses here at Able Skills.

Many students of course use different tools as it's often a matter of personal opinion, but we thought it would be a good idea to give you guys a better insight to those looking to start out in the industry of which might be the best tools to use. This is purely a case of what our students told us and seem to be the most popular with affordability in mind... So here's a list of essential tools and which brands Electricians tend to go with.

CK Side Cutters

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Insulated Cutters are needed to reduce the risk of electric shock if you cut live cables by mistake.






Wera Screwdrivers

Insulated Screwdrivers are needed at times when is carried out around live terminators such as a consumer unit.










CK Clawhammer

All insulated tools are needed to reduce the risk of electrical shock and the CK Clawhammer has proved to be a common tool for those that are new to the trade, as well as those that hold alot of experience.









Knipex Grips

A good set of grips goes along way as they ensure tightening of parts such as glands, conduit connections and fixings.










Stanley Fat Max Tape Measure

Accuracy is very important when it comes to electrical work and a good quality tape measure helps ensure an accurate reading and lasts longer when used on site.








We hope those currently looking for tools found this article helpful as there is alot out there often leaving you guys unsure of which to choose. Don't get us wrong, you may find another brand out there which you find great and if that's the case, let us know which ones you prefer! As we mentioned earlier, those on our full time Level 2 Electrical Course or our Level 3 receive a free CK Toolkit on us! To find out more about these courses, please click here.