We have put together the Top 3 Christmas Gifts for Electricians guide for the perfect present idea to treat that special electrician in your life. Electricians tools are often costly and it can take time to accumulate a good collection, especially when starting out. In this handy video guide, Dave reviews the top 3 gifts to suit any budget!

Perfect Stocking Filler for under £10

MarXman Chalk Non-Permanent DIY Marking Pen Tool – £4.99 on Amazon

The Marxman marking tool is the perfect drilling companion – its unique design quickly and easily marks a reference point on most surfaces. Rather than wasting time trying to find a pencil to fit through the hole, you simply push the Marxman onto a surface or into a fixing hole. Available on Amazon or at Tool Station for under £10.

Ideal Electrician Gift for under £50

C.K Armourslice SWA Cable Stripper – £37.99 at Screwifx

This is a great bit of kit which you can get for under £50. Robust metal alloy body for strength and durability – it provides fast, clean and safe stripping of Steel Wire Armoured (SWA) cables.

Our Top Choice Electrician Christmas Gift

The Milwaukee Cordless Radio/Charger – £269.99 at Screwfix

Finally, a gift for all those sparkies wanting to light up the workplace with some electrifying tunes. It features advanced digital bluetooth which allows the user to play music up to 30m away from a smartphone, computer or tablet. This is guaranteed to put a smile on any electrician’s face this Christmas.

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We have compiled more ideas further below which suit any budget – see below for links and inspiration.

DeWalt Cordless Combi Drill

For that extra special gift! The DeWalt DCD796P1 18 Volt XR brushless compact lithium-ion combi drill has the latest brushless motor technology for excellent efficient and longer runtime. The lightweight, ultra-compact design allows use in the most confined spaces. It has a two speed all metal transmission for increased runtime and longer tool life. The box contains Dewalt DCD796P1, 2 x 2Ah lithium-ion battery, carry case and charge. To browse the full range of Dewalt Combi drills visit Screwfix online.

Milwaukee Cordless Fuel Impact Driver

Another super special gift. For extra power and a hammering action Milwaukee boast that the M18FID2-0 M18 FUEL Hex Impact Driver is the fastest, most compact, and most powerful tool in its class. The POWERSTATE‚Ñ¢ Brushless motor delivers up to 226Nm of torque increasing the user’s productivity for the most demanding fasteners on the job. It measures just 116mm in length which allows greater access in tight spaces. The unit has 4 modes providing greater control over output speed and power. For the full range of Milwaukee Impact Drivers visit Screwfix online.

Snickers Workwear Fleece Vest

Treat the electrician in your life with amazing workwear from Snickers Workwear. We’ve picked out this versatile fleece vest which offers great insulation on cold winter jobs – perfect to be worn underneath a jacket for extra warmth or outside a t-shirt for extra comfort. It can be bought online directly from Snickers Workwear at this link.

Pica Dry Longlife Automatic Pen 

Another great stocking filler, this very handy pen makes marking and writing possible on almost any surface, no matter if dry, wet, glossy, rough, dusty, oily, bright or dark. The kit includes 8 assorted water soluble multi-use leads with 4 graphite, 2 red, 2 yellow refills and a convenient quiver-cap with special clip for operating with one-hand. Costs £19.19 from Amazon.

Snickers Workwear Soft-shell Stretch Trousers + Holster Pockets

Another great find from Snickers Workwear – this high end work trousers offer exceptional flexibility and durability in the most demanding environments. The trousers feature holster pockets ideal for carrying tools, phones and accessories whilst on site. You can buy this trousers directly from Snickers Workwear for £186.01.

Coffee Maker 18V Makita 

The Makita DCM501ZAR American battery powered coffee machine is the ideal companion for all the coffee loving sparkies out there. Powered by the same batteries as thier power tools and depending on the type of battery used it guarantees from 640ml – 260ml of your coffee. The pack comes with an aluminium cup, graduated can, measuring cup and two filters for American ground coffee. Currently in stock for £99.95 at Amazon.

Digi-Pas Pocket Level

The Digi-Pas DWL80E is an innovative pocket-size digital level with a resolution of 0.1 and alternate zero feature. The impact resistance PC-ABS polymer material case is moulded to tough aluminium based with built-in magnet. The precision digital levelling technology is great for levelling up or when you want to measure an angle. Dimensions: 10.5 x 1.8 x 5.5 cm. Costs from £25.30 on Amazon.

Knipex Cable Stripper

A wire / cable stripper is a handheld tool mainly used by electrician to remove the protective coating of an electric wire in order to repair or replace it. The Knipex Cable Stripper is the perfect choice – you can pick one up for £35.94 (or £42.39 inc VAT) from RS Components Limited.

Huepar Laser Level 

This professional cross-line laser features vertical, horizontal and cross-line modes, which can be selected freely based on your needs. It has a self-levelling as well as a manual mode. You can order one for £89.99 with Free Delivery from Amazon.


A great gift for all the gadget lovers! This limited edition super multi-tool has 19 useful implements which include 2 knives, a plier, wire stripper, wire cutter, electrical crimper and a lot of other handy tools for daily use. The wire cutters in the pliers can be disassembled and sharpened or replaced. This limited edition comes in a vintage leather sheath. Costs £119.00 with Free Delivery from Amazon.

Milwaukee cut resistant gloves

To help protect the most precious tools (an electricians hands), these cut level 3 dipped gloves offer resistance to cut and abrasion and are ideal protection for stripping wire or pipe threading and cutting. The nitrile materials offers excellent grip performance and performs better than other materials in wide range of temperatures and oily surfaces.

Plus, with superior puncture resistance for sharp materials, SMARTSWIPE‚Ñ¢ palm and fingertips allows the use of touch screen devices without removing gloves. Costs £23.95 with Free Delivery from Amazon.

Wera Kraftform Interchangeable Screwdriver Set

A popular choice with electricians, this interchangeable screwdriver set is the perfect space saving solution for on-the-go electricians.

Each tool has been individually tested as per IEC 60900 to ensure safe working at the permitted voltage of 1,000 volts. You can buy this set for £52.99 with Free Delivery from Amazon.