Electronic Safety Testing Technician, Test Technician, Safety Inspector - TV, TV Repairman, Audiovisual-aids Technician

Minimum Preferably 10th standard pass

Certified training for Safety Testing Technician (programme aligned to ELE/Q3603 released by Electronics Sector Skills Council of India)

Minimum 1-2 years of experience for 10th standard passed

The tasks a Safety Testing Technician TV is expected to perform include:Assuring that the TV set meets prescribed safety standards

Knowledge of safety parameters as per Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), Indian Standards Institute (ISI) or other standards

Testing safety parameters of the assembled refrigerator, air conditioner, washing machine or other home appliance as per BIS, ISI or other standards

Well-versed with general principles of wiring and assembly Knowledge of basic guidelines and directives that govern safety requirements of television Proficient with types of test used to verify safety parameters of the television set Adept with test and measuring instruments and their calibration and set up procedures Proficient in analyzing and evaluating results of the test procedure carried out

Knowledge of basic circuitry and functioning of different modules of TV set Proficient with modulation, encryption, encoding, tuning Adept with block diagram of TV and functioning of its different modules, CRT, LCD/LED, power supply, transmitter/ receiver, antenna, audio-visual unit Knowledge of types of compressors such as diode, transformer, LED, transistor, capacitor, resistor, inductor, thermistor, triode, etc. Well-versed with Ohms Law, difference between Alternating Current (AC) and Direct Current (DC), series and parallel connections Knowledge of colour coding, polarity, tolerance, orientation Well-versed with frequently occurring errors in the assembly process and their causes

Knowledge of BIS, Indian Standards Institute (ISI) and other industry standards Well-versed with specific safety precautions for working on an electronic assembly unit

Not applicable

Ability to work in standing position for long hours

Ability to work in a noisy environment


Hardworking and persistent

Time management skills

It is not a desk job Work from home option is not available Part-time work and contractual jobs may be available Local travelling is a part of this job role May require supervising junior workers or helpers

Working hours

Working hours are 9/10 hours every day for 5/6 days a week. This may vary company to company

Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

Shift system may not be applicable

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

This job is considered to be mildly hazardous or dangerous

Health risks include exposure to open wire/circuit, chemicals, dealing with high voltage supplies, long hour of standing, exposure to noise, etc.Occupational hazards include minor electrical shock, burn injuries, lungs or breathing difficulty, hearing impairment, back pain, neck pain, discomfort in the legs and thigh muscles, circulatory problem, fatigue, etc.

For freshers INR 10,000 to INR 15,000 per month For candidates with 1 year of experience or more - INR 20,000 to INR 25,000 per month (These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Future Trends for Consumer Electronics in India9

The consumption of electronic in India is expected to reach $400 billion by 2020.

Consumer electronics is the largest segment in Indian electronic industry and it account from 28% of the total electronic hardware production. The market of consumer electronics is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10 to 12 percent in future. Consumer electronic comprises of products like television, audio and video system, set top box, washing machine, air conditioners, etc. Television segment is the largest contributor to the growth of consumer electronics segment. While flat TV accounts for 55% of the domestics TV production, hi-end products like LCD TV, Plasma TV, etc. are gaining popularity in India.

The total TV market stands at15-million-unit in FY 2008 and is expected to grow in future. With the growth in TV market, demand for Safety Testing Technician for TV is bound to increase. Again this profession is not limited to TV and there is a possibility of diversifying to other electronic equipment like DVDs, Music players etc.

The human resource directly employed in the industry is estimated to increasing from the current level of 0.9 million to over 4 million by 2022. This would translate to an incremental human resource requirement of about 3 million to 3.2 million in the entire industry and about 0.6 to 0.7 million in servicing support role/Safety Testing Technician-TV by 2022.


TV manufacturers and plants across India

Local electronic repair centres across India

Electronics and appliance stores across India

Hotel and IT companies across India

Towns and cities across India

Centre for Electronics Test Engineering, STQC Directorate, Department of Electronics and Information Technology, (Deit

Y), Ministry of Comm & Info. Tech.Electronics Niketan, III Floor, 6, CGO Complex, Lodi Road, New Delhi - 110 003,

Advanced Training Institute, Ministry of Labour & Employment, DGE&T, Govt of India, V.N Purav Marg, Sion- Chunabhatti,Mumbai-400022, Tel: +91-22-24053560,

TCR Engineering Services Pvt. Ltd., Plot No. EL 182, MIDC TTC, Electronic Zone, Behind Nelco, Mhape, Navi Mumbai 400710,

Rural Self Employment Training Institute, Hyderabad 500 030, Tel: (040) 2400 8454 Telefax: (040) 2400 8496,

Funfirst Global Skillers Pvt. Ltd., A-303, Kailas Industrial Complex, Park Site, Vikhroli West, Mumbai 79,

S&S Care Skills Academy Pvt. Ltd., A 56, 1st Floor, Sector 6, Noida 201301,