Course Introduction

Electrical safety / Lock-out / Tag-out procedures are part of the district safety program. This presentation is designed to provide information for your use. You will want to take specific notes on this presentation to remind yourselves of the process and what steps you need to take when you leave this class. You have been provided paper and pen for this purpose.

Course Content

  • Overview
  • Statistics
  • How Electricity Works
  • Resistors
  • Insulators / Conductors
  • How Shock Occurs
  • Shock & the Human Body
  • Burns & Other Injuries
  • Preventing Electrical Hazards
  • Insulation
  • Guarding
  • Grounding
  • Circuit Protection devices
  • Safe Work Practices
  • Overhead LineslTool Inspections
  • Lock-out / Tag-out
  • Care of Cords and Equipment
  • Summary

Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Assist in the interpretation and preparation of electrical drawings including other related documents and graphics.
  • Analyze and solve simple technical problems related to basic electrical systems by applying mathematics and science principles.
  • Use and maintain test and instrumentation equipment.
  • Assemble basic electrical circuits and equipment to fulfil requirements and specifications under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Assist in the installation and troubleshooting of basic electrical machines and associated control systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Assist in testing and troubleshooting electrical and electronic circuits, equipment, and systems by using established procedures under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Assist in the troubleshooting of control systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Use computer skills and tools to solve basic electrical-related problems.
  • Assist in conducting quality assurance procedures under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Assist in the preparation and maintenance of records and documentation systems.
  • Install and assist in testing telecommunication systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Apply health and safety standards and best practices to workplaces.
  • Perform tasks in accordance with relevant legislation, policies, procedures, standards, regulations and ethical principles.
  • Apply basic electrical cabling requirements and install and test system grounding for a specified number of applications under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Identify problems and troubleshoot electrical systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Assist in the selection of electrical equipment, systems and components to fulfil the requirements and specifications under the supervision of a qualified person.

Course duration: 150 hours theory+practical
Delivery method: Class, Distance, and Online

Apply for this program by clicking here