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The Must Have Tools For Electricians!

The Must Have Tools For Electricians!


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Students on our hands on Electrician Courses are provided with in depth course material to assist with their learning. To ensure students have everything they need to launch their new career, all necessary text books are provided.

When enrolling onto the City & Guilds Accredited Level 2 or Level 3 Electrical Courses, we also provide our students with a CK-Tool Kit!Such kit is recognised throughout the industry and is the perfect starter kit to help those new to the trade. Often used on the practical side of things through our Electrician Courses, such freebie is worth having especially when they got for around £200!

But the question is, what do you keep in your tool bag?

We asked our own industry expert Electrical Instructor Clive on what he says are the essentials for an Electrician. Here's what he came up with!

  • Insulated Screwdrivers

This is a specially designed screwdriver that has a tough, non-conductive plastic cover over the shaft and handles.

  • Cutters and Pliers set

Pliers are made in various shapes and sizes and for many uses. Some are used for gripping something round like a pipe or rod, some are used for twisting wires, and others are designed to be used for a combination of tasks including cutting wire. There are also tools that are used just for cutting wires

  • Claw Hammer

A claw hammer is a tool primarily used for hitting nails into, or extracting nails from, another object

  • Tape Measure
  • Continuity Tester + Volt Tester
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A Continuity Tester is an item of electrical test equipment used to determine if an electrical path can be established between two points

A Volt Tester is a piece of electronic test equipment used to determine the presence of electricity in a piece of equipment under test.

  • Knife
  • Hacksaw

Hacksaws were originally and principally made for cutting metal, but can also cut various other materials, such as plastic and wood

  • Boat Level

An instrument designed to indicate whether a surface is horizontal

  • 3.5mm tap
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Ideal for cleaning out damaged or blocked threads in electrical boxes

  • Torch
  • Bush Spanner

Allowing for all sizes of conduit bushes to be tightened or loosened.

  • Pencil

Do you agree?

Would you carry the same tools? Yes? No? Let us know! As we said earlier we provide our Electrical students with a FREE CK Toolkit to give you a head start when you find work. Able Skills believes in giving you guys the best training with the best tools, opening the best doors for your future.

If you're interested in the Level 2 or Level 3 Electrical Courses, then please click here and you'll receive your FREE CK Toolkit too!