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Electrical Safety - IIRSM Approved

Interactive Video Course | Self-Paced Training | 24/7 Access for 12 Months | Exam & Recognised Certificate Included

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Offer ends 01 October 2021
Study method
Online, self-paced
1 hour
Access to content
12 months
No formal qualification
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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Approximately 30 electrical fatalities happen each year due to electrical hazards in the workplace. The Electrical Safety Professional Video Training course is designed to provide learners with basic electrical knowledge and training on all areas of electrical safety, from the laws surrounding electrical safety to portable appliance testing (PAT).

You will start by learning about the dangers and benefits of electricity and how electricity works. Later, you will develop your knowledge of the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 and safety standards in the workplace.

By the end of the course, you will have the practical knowledge and understanding to work safely with electrical appliances and will know what measures and steps to take in the case of an electrical emergency.

Highlights of the Electrical Safety:

  • Develop your basic electrical knowledge and understand the law surrounding electrical safety
  • Develop your understanding of the fundamental benefits and dangers of electricity
  • Learn how to use electrical appliances in the home correctly and work safely with electricity
  • Have an awareness of portable appliance testing (PAT) standards and guidelines
  • Learn about the different types of common domestic electrical accidents, injuries and hazards
  • Know what to do in the case of an electrical emergency and which safety measures to take
  • Be able to identify and mitigate the risks of electrical hazards at home and in the workplace
  • Follow best practice for electrical safety in the workplace by understanding the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989

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This course is designed with the following modules:

Electrical Safety

  • Module 1: Overview and Benefits of Electricity
  • Module 2: What is Electricity?
  • Module 3: How Electricity Can Cause Harm
  • Module 4: Legislation, Standards and Key Steps
  • Module 5: PAT Testing Standards and Guidance


We offer fully-accredited online courses and comprehensive training on necessary skills and knowledge, so you can get ahead in your professional life.


Upon successful completion of your course, you’ll receive an instant e-certificate. You can receive printed certificates by post (with a shipping cost of £3.99) if you want which will be delivered right to your doorstep.
There’s no expiry date of any sort for our certificates, but we recommend that you renew them every 12 months for up-to-date information and credibility in this competitive job market.

Who is this course for?

This course is for professionals of all levels, including employers and employees. It is also ideal for anyone looking to gain a deeper understanding of electrical safety in the workplace. To provide you with ease of access, this course is designed for both part-time and full-time students. You can become accredited in just 20/30 hours, with the freedom to study at your own pace.


The course is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

Career path

On successful completion, you will have the skills, knowledge and confidence to ensure a safe working environment free of electrical hazards, with an understanding of what to do in the case of an electrical emergency. You will be able to work safely with electrical equipment and applications, following best practice procedures under the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989.

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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.