Electrical or Telecommunications Trades Assistant (Occupation Code : 862918)
DescriptionAssists electrical and telecommunications trades workers to install and maintain electrical and telecommunications systems.
TasksAssisting electricians in installing and repairing wiring, fixtures and equipment.
Handing over materials and tools as required.
Measuring and cutting conduit to specified lengths.
Connecting conduit couplings and conduit fittings.
Securing conduit brackets to walls with screws and bolts.
Pulling wires through conduit leading to connection boxes, switch panels and terminals.
Stripping insulation from wire ends, using wire stripping pliers.
Tying or screwing wires to terminals for subsequent soldering.
Alternate Occupation Names
Auto Electrician's Assistant
Instrument Artisan Assistant
Artisan Aide Electrical
Control and Instrumentation MC&I) Assistant
No formal qualification 1
Step 1 : Admission requirements
- No formal qualification
You don't need any formal schooling or formal qualifications to enter this occupation. However, employers may set their own entry requirements when they recruit people for positions in this occupation.
Step 2 : Workplace experience
- Workplace Learning - General
Through workplace learning, you will gain knowledge and skills from informal and incidental learning opportunities, as well as through formal internal training that might be offered by your employer.