Electrical Safety

Learn about electricity, the hazards, and the safe use of tools and equipment under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015. Learn how to isolate and test electrical circuits safely. Together these two courses satisfy the requirements for Electrical Safety required for certain licenses by the Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB).

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Demonstrate knowledge of electrical safety and safe working practices for electrical workers

This course is designed to meet the requirements of first time tuition in safe working practices for electrical workers as required by the Electrical Workers Registration Board.

Upon completion, learners will be able to:

  • demonstrate knowledge of the hazardous nature of electricity;
  • demonstrate elementary knowledge of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015;
  • demonstrate knowledge of the safety management of electrical hazards;
  • demonstrate knowledge of general safety practices in the workplace;
  • demonstrate knowledge of special hazards;
  • demonstrate knowledge of safe use of tools and test equipment;
  • analyse electrical incidents.

Practical work requires verification by someone who holds electrical registration and/or is experienced in electrical safety.

Cost: $300.00

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Isolate and test low-voltage electrical subcircuits

This course is designed to meet the requirements of first time tuition in safety testing for electricians as required by the Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB). It does not

cover testing of complete installations, nor testing in specialist areas such as work on overhead power lines, high voltage systems, or works as defined in the Electricity Industry Act 2010.

Upon completion, learners will be able to:

  • isolate electrical circuits from the supply of electricity; and
  • test electrical circuits to ensure safety prior to reconnection

Practical work requires verification by someone who holds electrical registration and/or is experienced in electrical safety.

Cost: $200.00

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  • 15851 - Safe working practices