Industrial Electronics (Scotland)

Competition Overview

This WorldSkills UK competition focuses on all the essential requirements for a successful career in industrial electronics.

 Competitors undertake the role of an electronics technician and are required to work to industry recognised standards.

The competition is largely practical, however, competitors will be required to have a thorough understanding of design principles and theory associated with the fundamentals of electrical, analogue, and digital principles.

Competitors will also be expected to follow a set of pre-competition instructions and download the software to become familiar in the use of the dedicated printed circuit design software which is used in the competition.  

General Instructions

  • Maximum working time is 7 hours at regional heats and 11at the National Final
  • At the start of the competition, an allotted time will be allocated for work planning. This time is not part of the working time.
  • The competition will consist of 4 module(s).
  • All supplied equipment and materials must be accurately checked by the competitor upon commencing the competition.
  • All materials and equipment must be marked out/used in the most economical method.Competitors will lose marks for any misplaced, lost or spoiled materials and/or equipment, where this is the result of competitor error.
  • Minimum marks will not be awarded for dimensional accuracy or technical perfection where instructions have been disobeyed.

A maximum of 10 competitors may enter this competition per organisation.