Safe Isolation

£170.00 + VAT

Duration: 1 day

This course is for anyone working with electricity, primarily designed for technicians who may be required to carry out electrical isolation ancillary to their main employment

Description

Who is it for?

This course is for anyone working with electricity, primarily designed for technicians who may be required to carry out electrical isolation ancillary to their main employment. Maintenance, Caretaking Staff, Machine Engineers, HVAC, Lift Installers, Telecoms/Data Engineers, Plumbing/Heating/Gas Engineers, Security and Fire System Engineers.

This will help provide employers with additional evidence when assessing electrical competency.

What the course covers
  • The legal requirements of the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations and Electricity Safety Council guidance.
  • Lock off and tag out procedures for both single and three phase
  • The exact definition of “Safe Isolation” and how to practically achieve it
  • Selecting suitable test equipment and lock off kits
  • The difference between on and off load isolation

Taught by both theory and practical (three phase by simulation at our centres). If the course is carried out in your own environment we will complete the tasks on your own equipment if you prefer. Delegates may bring their own test equipment and lock off kits (if suitable) or can use our equipment on the day.

Entry Requirments

All applicants must have a good level of written and spoken English and basic hand skills sufficient to be able to dismantle equipment. Minimum age 18 or undertaking a relevant approved apprenticeship.

Examination & Assessment

This course is examined internally with a short written and multiple choice exam and internally by practical assessment. You will be issued a Technician Training Certificate on successful completion.

Please note we only certificate successful delegates who pass both theory and practical assessments, we do not provide certificates of attendance. All of our certificates are embossed, employers please check originals.

This course is taught and examined in English

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