• Course level: Intermediate

About Course

Electrical Safety e-learning course will educate the trainee on how to work safely and follow safe systems of work while working at heights.


Working with or near to a source of electricity can be extremely dangerous, making it essential for workers to have a good knowledge of how to work safely and protect themselves and others from harm.
This electrical safety training course has been designed to introduce learners to the subject and raise awareness of safe working practices and legal responsibilities. The course aids your compliances with the Electricity Regulations and ensures that learners are suitably trained in all electrical health and safety matters.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand why training in electrical safety is essential for maintaining health and safety.
  • Have knowledge of their responsibilities for electrical safety.
  • Understand what is involved in carrying out a risk assessment of the workplace.
  • Understand the importance of maintaining and inspecting electrical equipment.
  • Have knowledge of the controls that can be used to help make working with electricity safer.
  • Understand the best practices when working with electricity, including overhead power lines, underground cables and indoor work near to a source of electricity.


The course has been prepared in accordance to guidelines and standards prevalent in India and abroad


The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 20 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically so that you’ll instantly know whether you passed. If you don’t pass don’t worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.


On successful completion of the course you will receive a quality assured certificate. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.

Topics for this course

11 Lessons

Introduction to Electrical Safety

Introduction – Electrical Safety

General Requirements of Electrical Safety

Planning of Electrical Works

Inspection and Maintenance of Electrical Installation

Distribution Panel Safety

Electrical – Permit To Work

Electrical Hazards

Electrical – Personal Protective Equipment & Emergency Controls


Material Includes

  • Videos, Text

Target Audience

  • This course is suitable for workers of all levels, including managers, supervisors, full-time employees and part-time staff, who are required to work on or near electricity as part of their job role. The course has been designed as an introduction to electrical safety and so no pre-requisite training is needed. Occupations that may find the training particularly useful include, but are not limited to:
  • Electricians
  • Builders and construction workers
  • IT technicians.
  • Communications engineers.
  • Power and energy suppliers and engineers.
  • Appliance repair workers.
  • PAT testers.
  • Cable engineers.