Safe Isolation of Electrical Installations Course

Key info

  • Duration: One day

  • Entry requirements: None

  • Qualification: The LCL Awards Safe Isolation of Electrical Installations (CPD)

  • Cost: £210

Who is this course suitable for?

This course is suitable for anyone who:

  • …works in electrical related fields, including plumbers, heating or gas engineers, kitchen fitters, mechanical engineers, appliance installers, and more

  • …wants to be able to provide safer and more reliable services relating to electric supplies – protecting both themselves and their clients

About the Safe Isolation of Electrical Installations Course

The Safe Isolation of Electrical Installations (CPD) course is a specialist qualification developed for any and all professionals working in electrical-related industries, including gas and plumbing.

The course will enable you to fully understand safe working procedure for the isolation of electrical supplies, and to be able to put that knowledge into practice.

The course is underpinned by the requirements laid down in the 1989 Electricity at Work Regulations and the BS 7671, (co-published by the Institute of Engineering and Technology and the British Standards Institution).

After completing the course, you can expect to be able to apply the correct isolation procedure on any scale of electrical installation, which in turn can help to prevent injury whilst work is taking place.

How is the Safe Isolation of Electrical Installations Course assessed?

To pass, you’ll need to complete a short practical assessment with a brief question and answer section.

If you are unsuccessful, you will be referred and have the opportunity to retake the exam at a later date. If you need to retake the exam, you will receive a free re-sit.

Frequently asked questions

How is the training and assessment for this qualification accredited?2023-10-18T12:53:10+01:00

Through this course, you’ll earn a Safe Isolation of Electrical Installations (CPD) certificate, which is accredited by the LCL Awards. Staffordshire Training Centre is one of approximately 160 approved centres delivering training and carrying out assessments under the LCL Awards.

The LCL Awards is one of the Building Services Engineering (BSE) sectors foremost awarding organisation and certification bodies. They’re a well-trusted and recognised organisation; read more about the LCL Awards here.

What experience/qualifications do I need to enrol in the Safe Isolation of Electrical Installations Course?2023-10-18T12:52:00+01:00

You don’t need and specific experience or prior qualification to enrol in this course. However, it’s advised that learners should be working within the wider building services industry and have a knowledge of electrical installations.

If you’re unsure whether this course is right for you or not, talk to our team of teachers and engineers. We’ll be happy to offer you all the advice and guidance you may need.

What happens if I fail the exam?2024-02-07T14:13:54+00:00

If you were unable to successfully pass the assessment phase of the course, you would be referred and together, we’d work out what approach is best for you.

If a candidate wants to retake their exams, we provide you with the opportunity to re-sit any module exam for free. We’d also work with them to ensure they can further develop their skills and practical experience, giving them the confidence and knowledge to hopefully pass their exams this time round.

If we or the candidate feels they need more significant support or that the course isn’t suitable for them, we would work with the candidate to work out the best outcome for all.

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