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The study was carried out to determine safety practice skills required by metalwork students of Federal Colleges of Education (Technical) Gombe for effective operation in the workshop. A Survey research design was used. The population for the study comprised of 18 metal work teachers and 25 metalwork final year students. The instrument used for data collection was structured questionnaire two purposes and research questions were formulated. Mean and standard deviation were used to analyze the data for answering research questions. The study found that 12 safety practice skills were required by students in using metalwork hand tools, 10 for effective operation of machine tools. Based on these findings, it was recommended that all the identified safety practice skills should be integrated into metal work curriculum right from technical colleges to higher technical institution of learning in Nigeria
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