Hand Tools 101 - A beginners guide to learning hand tools

Learn how to safely & effectively use hand tools in everyday work environments. From screwdrivers to pliers to hammers.
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  • Lectures 10
  • Length 30 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 12/2015 English

Course Description

Welcome to learning Hand Tools 101

This is an introductory course to common hand tools used both in workshops and around the home.

If you are new to hand tools, are looking to learn a bit more about hand tools or would like a clearer idea of the parts of hand tools and the different types, then this course is for you!

With easy to follow videos, with images showcasing the types compiled with clear english voiceover, hand tools 101 is an easy course to understand and follow.

With over 30minutes of video, and a quiz on your knowledge at the end, don't miss out on hand tools 101 for beginners!

What are the requirements?

  • No previous experience is needed for this course.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Identify different types of tools
  • Label parts of different tools
  • Safely use hand tools
  • Understand best practices in using hand tools

Who is the target audience?

  • Beginners using hand tools for the first time
  • People expanding their skills in handtools
  • Home DIY people looking to take on more of their own jobs
  • Professionals looking to brush up their knowledge on tools parts.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Start Here = learning hand tools 101, a beginners guide to hand tools.

A quick introduction into learning about hand tools.


In this lecture we look at spanners & adjustable wrenches. We go over the parts of them and the different types.


In this lecture we go over pliers & clamps. We look into the names of the different parts and also safe practices.


In this lecture we look at the different types of drivers and how to use them.


In this lecture we go over the different types of chisels, what they are used for and safe sharpening.


In this lecture we look at the different types of hammers and how to use them correctly.


In this lecture we go over the different types of files, the parts and names of them, and the correct filing technique.


In this lecture we go over the three main taps, good habits to establish and safety.


In this lecture we discuss Stock & Dies and how to use them.

5 questions

A quick true or false quiz to check your knowledge.


A quick thankyou for attending our first course. If you have any tools you wish us to discuss feel free to ask!

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The Engineer Collective compiles decades of experience in engineering and mechanics, bringing together a great teaching style that is easy to follow and informative.

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