The Competent Electrical Person course is designed to provide individuals with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform electrical work safely and effectively in various industrial and commercial settings. This course is particularly important for individuals who are responsible for electrical maintenance, repairs, installations, or inspections.
The course covers the following key areas:
Electrical safety regulations and standards: Understanding the relevant electrical safety regulations and standards applicable to the industry. Participants will learn about the legal requirements and best practices for electrical work, including codes and guidelines for electrical installations, equipment, and maintenance.
Electrical hazards and risk assessment: Identifying and assessing electrical hazards in the workplace. Participants will learn about electrical shock, arc flash, fire hazards, and other potential risks associated with electrical systems. They will understand how to evaluate and mitigate these risks to ensure a safe working environment.
Electrical system components and wiring: Familiarizing with electrical system components, including wiring, conductors, switches, outlets, and distribution panels. Participants will learn about proper wiring techniques, grounding, bonding, and electrical connections to ensure reliable and safe electrical installations.
Electrical equipment operation and maintenance: Understanding the operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of electrical equipment commonly found in industrial and commercial settings. Participants will learn about motors, transformers, circuit breakers, relays, and other electrical devices. They will gain practical knowledge on preventive maintenance, inspection procedures, and troubleshooting techniques.
Safe electrical work practices: Developing safe work practices for electrical tasks. Participants will learn about lockout/tagout procedures, proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE), electrical testing and measuring instruments, and safe working distances. They will understand how to work safely with live electrical systems and perform tasks such as wiring, testing, and equipment installation.
Emergency response and first aid: Understanding emergency response procedures in the event of electrical incidents or accidents. Participants will learn how to respond to electrical shock, electrical fires, and other emergencies. They will also acquire knowledge of basic first aid techniques specific to electrical injuries.
Documentation and record-keeping: Understanding the importance of proper documentation and record-keeping for electrical work. Participants will learn about work permits, equipment logs, inspection reports, and electrical drawings. They will gain knowledge of effective documentation practices to ensure compliance and facilitate future maintenance and troubleshooting.
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