Is Bending Conduit The Toughest Install Work?

I was talking to a senior tech about the most difficult but routine 'junior tech' task he supervises. He told me getting junior techs trained how to properly and accurately bend rigid conduit pipe was 'by far' the hardest task they do.

Here is a video showing the basic process with a hand bender:

I can understand that making things look good takes skill even using pre-bent sections, i.e.:

The senior tech told me it is not uncommon for a new tech to waste 50% of the sticks they bend because of overbending or crimping.

Is this true in your experience? Is bending conduit the toughest task that a security installer does?

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