GSM Phone Maintenance and Repair Paper 2, May/June 2015

Question 12

a) List three tools used in a mobile phone workshop.

b) Name three equipment that should be put in place in a mobile phone workshop to ensure safety.

Most candidates that attempted this question were unable to differentiate between tools and equipments used in a mobile phone repair workshop. Hence, the performance was just fair.  


The expected answers are:

a. Tools

Any correct 3

- (set of) screw drivers

- (nose) pliers

- Hand lens

- (Small) knife

- (soft) tooth brush

- Soldering iron

- Tweezers.

b. Safety Considerations

Any correct 3

- Fire extinguisher

- First aid box

- Antistatic apron/ jacket / wrist strap/ mat

- Smoke absorber.