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Electronics

Assembling and wiring products, testing systems, and designing prototype circuits.

Electronics could be for you if you like:

  • Complex problems
  • Fixing things
  • Making things
  • Using computers
  • Using tools

Why choose this skill?

I can use my skill to control many things, like a motorcycle or its engine. Not everyone can do it, so I think this is the best thing for me about my skill. Technological progress is fast. If you want to enter the high-tech industry, you should consider this skill.
— YU-CHIH TSAI, Competitor at WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

More about this skill

Variety is the key to a successful career in electronics. Technicians and engineers are needed to operate specialist equipment in workplaces that will range from aerospace and the armed forces to the entertainment industry, robotics, education, health, and telecommunications.

Technicians and engineers will need to understand detailed specifications and international quality standards and keep abreast of the latest developments in technology.


Medallists

WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

  • Photo of YU-CHIH TSAI

    YU-CHIH TSAI

    Chinese Taipei
    Gold

  • Photo of Jannic Schären

    Jannic Schären

    Switzerland
    Silver

  • Photo of INBEOM SHIN

    INBEOM SHIN

    Korea
    Silver

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Our partners

SAMSUNG

One of the world’s leading technology companies, Samsung is at the cutting edge of products like smartphones, TVs and wearable devices, as well as network systems, memory and LED solutions. The company’s strong belief in the power of skills is shown by its continuing support for talented young people.

Fluke

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.

Siemens

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.