Online training course - Electrical Safety

This 'Electrical Safety' training course is ideal for all persons who use electrically powered equipment and/or electric tools. The 'Electrical Safety' training course aims to ensure that electrical equipment users are able to identify potential electrical hazards caused by careless and inappropriate use of electrical equipment as well as electrical tools.

It teaches how to detect common electrical faults which would render electrical equipment unsafe. The effects of an electric shock and emergency first aid for victims of electrocution are also covered.

Course modules :

  • What is electricity?
    Introduces the terms: electrical current, electromotive force and electrical power.
  • Dangers of electricity
    Considers the risks people take when using electricity.
  • Safe use of electrical equipment
    Explains the methods used to control electricity and reduce the risk to users.
  • Electric shocks and First aid
    Looks at the effects of an electric shock to the body and shows some basic first aid procedures.
  • Self Test
    20 questions covering each of the previous modules. A certificate is offered if the test is passed.


The Electrical Safety training course is for:

Employers, managers, employees, the self-employed and any persons working with electrical powered equipment and/or electric tools.

Electrical Safety course timing:

The Electrical Safety course takes approximately 50 minutes to complete. You are purchasing one copy of this course, with one attempt at the test at the end.

Click on the pictures to view sample pages from the course.

Tracking of progress takes place on every page of the course. Therefore, if there is a failure for any reason, you can log in again and carry on with the course until completion.

Self Assessment

The course contains an interactive self assessment with mutiple choice questions to test your understanding of the contents of the course. On successful completion of the test, you will receive a downloadable certificate of competency which you may print.

How to buy and do the course

Each course costs 14.95+vat (17.94) which you order and pay for online. Payment is via paypal, which allows you to use a debit or credit card. We are not given any of the payment or personal details.

When you purchase a course - you are buying one copy of the course which contains tutorial material and a test. The test has a passmark of 75%, and you get one go at the test. If you fail it, you must buy another copy and have another go.

See the 'Help' option below for more details about how to buy and do this course.

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