Overview

BASIC HAND TOOLS – BHT

Course Outcome

6 Modules

The complete course consists of 6 video modules and 2 PDF manuals which include self-assessment

Module 1 – Introduction to Basic Hand Tools

At the end this module learners will be able to:

  • Identify the tools (hand tools) in common use by engineering workers
  • Describe the important aspects of safety with hand tools
  • Describe the important aspects of tool maintenance

Module 2 – Choosing & Using Spanners

At the end of this module learners will be able to:

  • Recognise and select open-ended, ring, combination and socket spanners
  • Identify spanner sizes
  • Use spanners correctly and safely
  • Apply safety rules using spanners

Module 3 – Pliers & Grips

At the end of this module learners will be able to:

  • Recognise popular types of pliers and grips
  • Describe their purpose and applications
  • Apply basic safety rules during use
  • Maintain pliers and grips

Module 4 – Cutting Tools

At the end of this module learners will be able to:

  • Use a hacksaw to cut metal in the correct manner (including blade selection)
  • Maintain a hacksaw in good working order
  • Select appropriate file for metal work
  • Apply correct filing techniques to mild steel
  • Apply necessary safety rules in filing
  • Identify typical cold chisels
  • Correctly use a conventional cold chisel

Module 5 – Screwdrivers

At the end of this module learners will be able to:

  • Identify and select various screwdrivers
  • Use screwdrivers in an efficient and safe manner
  • Apply necessary safety rules with screwdrivers

Module 6 – Striking Tools

At the end of this module learners will be able to:

  • Identify and select various hammers and mallets
  • Use hammers in typical applications

 

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