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Electrical Installations

Designing and installing electrical systems in all types of commercial, residential, and industrial projects, while carrying out maintenance and repairs safely and quickly.

Electrical Installations could be for you if you like:

  • Complex problems
  • Making things
  • Using tools
  • Working as a team

Why choose this skill?

My skill is needed all over the world, and I know that I always will be able to get a job. It gives you a lot of opportunities - both in varieties of jobs, and in further education.
— Knut Martin Breivik, Competitor at WorldSkills São Paulo 2015

More about this skill

Electricians are needed wherever there is electricity. They can expect to work in homes, offices, factories, and even farms, carrying out maintenance and repairs, and sometimes designing and installing new systems.

Given the risks associated with electricity, offering a safe and reliable service to customers is paramount. Electricians need to have an intimate knowledge of the latest safety standards and work to a strict code of safety conduct.


WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

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    Beat Schranz


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    Hui Dong


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    Hannes Innerbichler

    South Tyrol, Italy

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Our partners


A Global Industry Partner, Fluke’s products range from industrial electronic installation, maintenance and service, to precision measurement and quality control.Typical customers and users include technicians, engineers, metrologists, medical-device manufacturers, and computer network professionals.


As a leader in electrification, automation and digitalization, Siemens offers automation hardware and software in sectors from automobiles to steel in more than 200 countries. It seeks to raise skills to industrial levels by providing world class products and knowhow to WorldSkills Competitors and Experts.

Standards Specification

The WorldSkills Standards Specification specifies the knowledge, understanding and specific skills that underpin international best practice in technical and vocational performance. It should reflect a shared global understanding of what the associated work role(s) or occupation(s) represent for industry and business.