This program focuses on skills required to use equipment in design and technology workshops. It features: soldering, using a metal lathe, and using pillar and hand drills. Filmed in the Sheffield area in Britain, the program draws on the experience of students and teachers covering the various skills, and delivers a comprehensive rundown of the basic steps. Considerable emphasis is given to health and safety, including safe workshop and equipment practices and the wearing of protective clothing. The program serves as an excellent introduction and is also suitable for reinforcing material covered during classes.