This course will start by covering the many benefits electricity brings to society, as well as its key components voltage, current and resistance. It will explain the two main types of electricity, cover UK accident and death statistics, and describe a simple way of remembering the electrical hazards. It then goes on to provide basic instructions about how you could safely help someone you suspect has received an electric shock.
Approved by IOSH & IIRSM - Duration 45 mins* - £35.00
Aims of the Course
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Explain what electricity is, its benefits and define the terms used with regard to electricity.
- State how it causes harm to the body, how to be safe around it and be able to assist if someone is hurt.
- Understand the legislation, refer to further guidance and understand the standards introduced to reduce its potential harm.
- Recognise the importance of safety management of electrical equipment.
Who should take this course
This course is aimed at anyone who works with or around electrics, or wishes to increase their knowledge of Electrical Safety.
No previous experience or knowledge is required to take this course.
|Overview and Benefits of Electricity
|What is Electricity?
|How Electricity can cause harm
|Legislation, Standards and Key Steps
|PAT Testing Standards and Guidance
Each module will have a set of questions you must answer correctly in order to successfully finish that module.
You will be asked multiple choice questions and must achieve a pass mark of 70%. They are marked automatically as you progress so you will know whether you have passed the section before moving on to the next.
All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
Our electrical Safety course also is accredited by IIRSM.
On successful completion of the course, you will be sent an electronic quality assured certificate. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.