Overview

This competition has been designed to reflect the role of an electrical technician and the standards that are expected within the electroctechnical industry. 

Competitors will be tested on their planning and installation, inspection and testing, fault finding and other technical skills. 

This competition is managed by NET and is also known as SkillELECTRIC. 

 

The skills you need to demonstrate

  • Positioning of components in relation to technical plans

  • Installing lighting and power circuits

  • Inspection, testing, fault-finding and rectification of installations

  • Correct functioning of electrical circuitry

  • Compliance with BS 7671: IET Wiring Regulations

  • Interpreting drawings and installations details

Entry criteria

  • This is an individual competition
  • There is no limit to the number of registrations per organisation
  • Competitors must be familiar with the Core Competencies (these can be found in the ‘Useful resources’ section below)
  • Competitors can be either an electrotechnical apprentice or be working towards or have achieved their Level three technical qualification within the last 12 months.

How it works

Our competitions are open to all so please register between 28 February – 1 April 2022

The first stage of competition is a remote or online test (where applicable)

Competitors take part in competitions in venues across the UK or online

Scores are quality assured and Finalists are announced

Competitors prepare and practise in readiness for the National Finals

The Finalists come together to compete in the National Finals

Those who are age eligible and have achieved the benchmark score will be invited to opt into Squad UK during the WorldSkills Lyon 2024 cycle

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