This training course serves the purpose as an overview of basic electrical safety for individuals with limited electrical training who, as part of their work, may potentially be exposed to electrical hazards.
This is an awareness level course for “unqualified persons” as per the Occupational Health and Safety Act definition on Electrical Regulations.
Electricity is essential to modern life, whether at home or at work, and some employees work with electricity directly. Such employees include electricians, electronic workers, and power line workers, amidst others.
There are numerous employees that may work in close contact with electricity but are not qualified to handle electrical components directly or allowed to be exposed to live electrical parts.
To outline the importance of compliance with and understand the requirements of ensuring that there is compliance with Electrical Safe Working Practices from when work starts until it is concluded.
This training serves the purpose of helping to ensure that individuals stay within the framework of the electrical regulations and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
In addition, the training describes the implications of non-adherence to the legislative requirements of the relevant legislation. In addition, it also outlines the requirements of the individual to demonstrate the following:
This program identifies electrical hazards and safety precautions required when working with electricity. This includes fires in electrical equipment as well as procedures relating to the reporting of electrical accidents and safety lock-out/tag-out systems. Lastly, the training outlines the requirements involved with:
Upon completion of this course, the attending candidate will be able to:
The content of this course has been formulated around the prescriptive content to ensure that the candidate can:
The candidate attending the course will be assessed against the outcomes of each element through the completion of a subscribed knowledge assessment along with a practical assessment. These assessments will cover the essential embedded knowledge as stipulated in the course and will ensure that the candidate can apply the learning to a working situation.
To gain access to this training program, it is mandatory that the employer subscribe to the SafetyWallet membership subscription so that the learner can enrol to any of the Health and Safety e-Learning training programmes.
Attending candidates must obtain a pass mark of at least 75% or higher is necessary in each Modular Assessment. Should these conditions have been met, the candidate will receive an accredited Certificate of Completion.