What is Electrical Technician Skills

Electrical engineering (modular apprenticeship) - apprenticeship period: 3 1/2 or 4 years


Other name (s): In the past: system electrics, electrical system technology, electrical engineering, electrical energy technology, electrical installation technology, process control technician

English: Electrical engineering


In every job you need whole special technical know-howthat is conveyed in training and further education. In the two menu items training and further education you will find information about which professional skills are particularly important in this profession.

There are also competencies, skills and characteristics that are important in all professions. These include in particular:

  • Reliability and punctuality
  • precise and careful work
  • independent work
  • Enthusiasm
  • Sense of responsibility
  • Ability and willingness to work together with others (ability to work in a team)
  • Willingness to learn

The following list gives you an overview of others general requirements, in the This profession frequently asked. These can of course be very different from company to company.

REMEMBER: Many of these requirements are also part of the training.

Physical demands: which physical characteristics are important?

Hand-eye coordination
Color vision
good physical condition


Expertise: What skills and knowledge are expected of me?

Application and operation of digital tools
Data security and data protection
good memory
manual dexterity
spatial imagination
technical understanding
Numerical understanding and arithmetic


Social skills: What do I need when dealing with others?

Communication skills
Customer orientation


Self-competence: What personal qualities should I have?

Resilience / resilience
Judgment / decision-making ability
Flexibility / willingness to change
Security awareness
Environmental awareness


Methodological competence: Which working and thinking styles are important?

logical-analytical thinking / ability to combine
Planning ability
Process understanding
systematic way of working


Further requirements: What else is important?

Mobility (changing places of work)