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Electrical Appliances Mechanics

Descriptions & Duties

  • Electrical Appliances Mechanics fit and assemble, test and install, maintain, service and repair all commonly used commercial and domestic electrical appliances excluding office, refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment.

Generic Competencies

Physical Abilities

Physical abilities

  • Physical strength
  • Eye hand coordination / precision / dexterity


Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required


Technology Skills

Technology skills

  • Computer literacy
  • Application of technology


Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required


Cognitive Abilities

Cognitive abilities

  • Creativity
  • Visualisation
  • Logical thinking


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Comprehension And Expression

Comprehension and expression skills

  • Reading comprehension
  • Oral / written expression


Importance:2 (Max:5) 

Skill is occasionally required


Social Skills

Social skills

  • Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Persuasion


Importance:2 (Max:5) 

Skill is occasionally required


Organisation And Execution Skills

Organisation and execution skills

  • Planning
  • Organising
  • Judgement
  • Decision making


Importance:2 (Max:5) 

Skill is occasionally required


Problem Solving Skills

Problem solving skills

  • Ability to solve simple and complex problems effectively and efficiently


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Management Skills

Management skills

  • Leadership
  • Management of finance / time / people / other resources


Importance:1 (Max:5) 

Skill is rarely required


Trade Specific Competencies

Technical knowledge and skills in electrical engineering

Electrical Appliances Mechanics use various tools and measuring instruments to install or repair equipment.

Analysis knowledge and skills

Electrical Appliances Mechanics often face problems with no standard solution. They have to evaluate different possible solutions.

General Requirements

Academic qualification

  • Completion of relevant training courses or apprenticeship program in the trade of Electrical Appliances Service Mechanic, or equivalent


  • 1 to 2 years of relevant work experiences

Career Path & Salary

Private Sector

Monthly Salary $12,000-$35,000

Monthly Salary $12,000-$45,000

Government Sector

Monthly Salary Master Pay Scale Point 5-8

Monthly Salary Master Pay Scale Point 8-10

*For more details on Civil Service Pay Scales, please visit website of the Civil Service Bureau.

Related Education & Training

Work Environment

  • Electrical Appliances Mechanics normally work in customers' flats or company workshops. They are required to follow precautions and in case of necessary, wear protective equipment.


  • Clip-on meters
  • Electric Drills
  • Multi-meters
  • Pliers
  • Screwdrivers

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