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Electrical and Electronic Trades

About this career

£38,885

Median salary

New workers start around £26,677.05. Normal pay is £38,885 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £57,073.07.

Jobs

Subjects achieved a 100% pass rate, including Maths, Further Maths, Physics, English Literature and Spanish.

About this career

  • Locates and repairs faults to lines and ancillary equipment.
  • Connects cables to test equipment and tests for balance, resistance, insulation and any defects.
  • Connects and installs transformers, fuse gear, lightning arrestors, aircraft warning lights, cable boxes and other equipment.
  • Assists with the erection of wood poles or steel towers to carry overhead lines.
  • Removes protective sheath from wires and cables and connects by brazing, soldering or crimping and applies conductor insulation and protective coverings.
  • Places prepared parts and sub-assemblies in position, checks their alignment and secures with hand tools to install x-ray and medical equipment, aircraft instruments and other electronic equipment.
  • Examines drawings, wiring diagrams and specifications to determine appropriate methods and sequence of operations.

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