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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.

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Why is this skill important?

Electrical Installation is closely associated with other parts of the construction industry, and electricians find themselves working in all manner of commercial, residential, agricultural, and manufacturing environments.

In these various settings, they will plan and design, select and safely install a reliable system. Also, the electrician will commission, test, program, maintain to relevant standards, diagnose and report malfunctions, and repair systems.

Work organization and self-management, communication and interpersonal skills, concentration and attention to details, problem solving, flexibility, and a deep body of knowledge are the universal attributes of the outstanding electrician.

Could this skill be for you?

If you like:

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

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The Challenge

Important elements of the challenge include:

  • A detailed plan is made of the electrical installation project.

  • Competitors must show they understand the different components needed for a wiring system.

  • It is important to know all the different tools used in installing systems and how they should be used.

  • Judges expect to see a completed project that has been tested to see that it is working properly and is safe to use.

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Medal Result Competitor Country/region
Gold 767 Beat Schranz Switzerland
Silver 755 Hui Dong China
Bronze 750 Hannes Innerbichler South Tyrol, Italy
Medallion for Excellence 735 Werner Sillanpää Finland
Medallion for Excellence 729 Daiki Inoue Japan
Medallion for Excellence 727 Lucas Weisenberger Germany
Medallion for Excellence 722 Tong Iok Lei Macao, China
Medallion for Excellence 718 Roman Glazunov Russia
Medallion for Excellence 716 YONGJIN GWON Korea
Medallion for Excellence 715 Paul Van Den Heede Belgium
Medallion for Excellence 712 Theerasak Janman Thailand
Medallion for Excellence 710 JHE-WEI JHANG Chinese Taipei
Medallion for Excellence 709 Paulo Medeiros Brazil
Medallion for Excellence 705 Wahyu Resawardana Indonesia
Medallion for Excellence 705 Erik Vasbotten Norway
Medallion for Excellence 704 Chabbethai Chia New Zealand
Medallion for Excellence 701 Chu Van Tuoi Vietnam
Medallion for Excellence 700 Siu Lam Chan Hong Kong, China
Medallion for Excellence 700 Andis Lacis Latvia
692 Wolfgang Brandstetter Austria
692 Víctor TERRAZAS Spain
687 Daniel Nelson Canada
686 Matthew Doe United Kingdom
682 Kevin Hough Ireland
680 Robin Stattin Sweden
678 Rodrigo Farias Portugal
675 Mthokozisi Sanga South Africa
674 Tuguldur Lkhagvasuren Mongolia
672 Peter Leidl Hungary
647 Faisal Alameri United Arab Emirates
641 Tjihimise B. Karaerua Namibia
636 Valeriy Kotsurenko Kazakhstan
622 Mohamed Jaffar Kingdom of Bahrain
617 Saud Gharawi Saudi Arabia

How to compete

To reach the level of skills required to compete in a WorldSkills Competition takes several years of training and dedication. But the best time to start is now.

Find out more about how to take part in a WorldSkills Competition.