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Electricity at Work – E-Learning

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E-Learning Course Content:

This Electricity at Work e-learning course provides guidance and information for learners to help ensure they reduce the risk of electrical injury to themselves or others.

The e-learning can be provided as SCORM files, or on a subscription basis, whether hosted on your own Learning Management System, or using our, feature-rich, easy-to-use learning platform.

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What’s the course about?

Electricity at Work

Electricity is a familiar and necessary part of everyday life, but every year accidents at work involving electric shock or burns are reported to the authorities.

There are simple precautions that can be taken to significantly reduce the risk of electrical injury to you, and others around you, when working with, or near electricity.

In this electricity at work e-learning course your learners will gain the knowledge and understanding required to ensure they can act safely when working with electricity as well as being able to apply principles that will help reduce the likelihood of accidents occurring in the workplace.

The e-learning course is interactive and engaging with elements of ‘storytelling’ that help make the learning easy and interesting to follow. It’s a fun way of learning the important principles of electricity at work.​

Why use this course?
  • explain how the risk of injury or death from electricity can be reduced or removed
  • describe the two main causes of electrical accidents and the types of injury that occur
  • understand the responsibilities we have towards ourselves and our colleagues around electrical safety
  • describe how to work with different electrical equipment, ensuring safety at all times
  • explain the importance of PAT testing and being aware of faulty equipment
  • describe what to do when you encounter someone who has had an electrical accident
Who is it for?

This electricity at work e-learning course is essential health safety training. It’s particularly appropriate for people new to an organisation or for use as a refresher for existing employees.

While some professions may be more at risk of incidents from working with electricity, the truth is everyone in all types of roles have a role to play in ensuring good electrical safety practices are a normal part of day to day work. Health and safety is the responsibility of everyone within an organisation.

In order for employees and companies to be protected, we recommend this electricity at work e-learning becomes a part of each employee’s induction.

What does the course look like?
  • It’s an online e-learning course
  • Interactive and engaging content
  • Blending text, graphics, images and storytelling
  • On-going testing as your learners progress with a final assessment​

The reasons to create a safe working environment where health and safety is uppermost in people’s mind are self-evident. This course will help bring the important topic of electrical safety to the forefront of your mind. In this course:

  • You’ll learn to appreciate why electrical safety is important and how accidents can be prevented
  • You’ll understand the typical electrical risks in the workplace
  • You’ll know what to do when accident occurs, reducing the danger of further incident and how to ensure the safety of everyone
  • You’ll have an understanding of PAT testing and the different roles of people in reporting concerns with equipment
  • You’ll help create a culture of positive health and safety practice in the workplace

Compared to a traditional classroom-based session, you will save a huge sum of money with our e-learning course.

Module 1 – Introduction to electricity at work
  • list two of the main causes of electrical accidents
  • describe the types of injuries caused by electrical accidents
  • answer simple questions about working with electricity such as what is a ‘safe voltage’
  • explain what to do if they see someone who is not working safely.

Module 2 – Reducing risk 
  • describe their responsibility to themselves and their colleagues with regards to health and safety.
  • give examples of high risk environments
  • give an example of equipment which has heavy usage in a benign environment
  • describe the simple visual check they can make to electrical equipment
  • explain what an RCD is and how it works
  • explain ways of working with reduced voltage
  • explain why they shouldn’t tamper with equipment which is locked and tagged
  • describe special care that should be taken working near power lines
  • explain what should be done with damaged or defective equipment.


Module 3 – Portable equipment
  • explain why portable equipment is particularly vulnerable
  • give an example of a piece of equipment which can damage its own cable
  • describe higher risk environments for portable equipment
  • explain what a PAT test is and who should carry them out.
Module 4 – In an emergency
  • explain why electrical accidents can be dangerous for those trying to help.
  • describe what to do if they encounter someone suffering from an electric shock.
  • explain why it’s necessary to keep a safe distance from incidents involving high voltages.
  • describe what they can do if they find someone experiencing a low voltage shock.
  • explain three things that should happen after an incident accident involving electricity.
Module 5 – Assessment and CPD certificate
  • A chance to test your knowledge of the topic with scoring
  • The e-learning course comes with free CPD certificates for the learners​ including RoSPA Qualifications – Assured logo
Why subscribe to this e-learning course?
  • Practical courses – This course is designed to help your learners in the real business world, giving them practical skills that they can quickly and easily implement in the workplace.
  • Interactive and engaging – Learning doesn’t have to be boring. This multi-media course is designed to keep your participants engaged throughout.
  • Step-by-step learning – This course is broken down into easy to manage bite-size chunks. From start to finish we take your learners on an enjoyable learning journey.
  • Fully accredited – The CPD Verification Service accredit all our courses, so you can be sure our training materials are of the highest standard.
LMS integration

Where clients are not using our LMS and wish to host it on their own LMS instead, we provide SCORM files that they can simply install directly. Although these files are added to the clients LMS as usual and the user will access and view the course exactly as they would if it was built on the clients system, we are still able to track user numbers our side and also provide regular updates to the content.​

E-Learning Alterations

Our e-learning products are always provided ‘white-label’ with no Trainer Bubble logos or references to our company.

We also understand that you may like to make alterations to the content. Whether it’s minor edits, larger alterations, adding of logos, or swapping images to better reflect your corporate identity – we can provide this change for a small fee.

Please note: We regularly update our courses to reflect legal changes or just general improvements to content. All this happens without you having to lift a finger whether the course is on your LMS or ours.

This is a RoSPA Qualifications – Assured Course

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‘Buy once, use forever’ Price – £2,500+vat​

Small number of users or several courses required? – Ask about subscription options

We have a variety of options for payment of this e-learning course. Please click on the Get a Quote button below, so that we can create a personal quote that suits your specific requirements.

If you are unsure of your e-learning requirements, you can also visit our sister website to find out more about our online learning services – Learner Bubble.​​​​​​

Electricity at Work – E-Learning


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