The Baden-Powell Scouts' Association

Traditional Scouting for the 21st Century!

The Senior Scout Elecrician Badge

  1. Have an elementary knowledge of the terms and measurements used in electrical work.
  2. Make connections in electrical wiring and replace defective switches, lamp-holders fuses and fuse wires correctly.
  3. Make a simple electro-magnet. Construct a Morse buzzer set which can operate between 2 rooms.
  4. Explain the difference between A.C. and D.C.
  5. Explain the purpose of fuses and earthing and the dangers caused by improper connection and use of domestic electrical appliances. Discuss the precautions to be taken when handling electrical apparatus.
  6. Know the action to be taken in case of electric shock.
  7. Be able to read a domestic electricity meter and calculate cost of current consumed since the last reading.