Unit Overview
Electrical Screw Driver
Wire Strippers
Spirit Level
Wire Cutters
Test Meter
Measuring Tape
Light Switch
Ceiling Rose
Fused Spur
Plastic Conduit
Back Box
Surface Box
Cable Clip
Risk Assessment
Selection of Tools

trunking smallPlastic Conduit

Description / Function

Conduit is a material used to - cover - protect - wire - when it's......


Conduit comes in a range of sizes and often used when adding more wiring at a later date.


It is often found in commercial situations, can you see and describe the conduit in the classroom.


Can be square or round in section.


Can be used to run wires externally on building.


Safe Use

Normally cut with junior hack saw.


Join lengths with connectors and angles pieces to turn corners.



Comes in long lengths so can be tricky to store.


Take care on site not to create trip hazard.




Conduit can be a good solution in commercial situations as it can easily be changed if the demands of the building change.


Can be quicker than first and second fix wiring.


May not look as good in a domestic house.


Good way of keeping cable protected and tidy on the outside of a building.