Electrical Safety Training

Premium Power are experienced electrical safety trainers. We have trained hundreds of electrical and non-electrical workers in the past decade. Courses can be delivered on site at your facility or in a group setting offsite or at a conference centre. We have introduced a number of new courses in 2017 aimed at different expertise levels. Our training is CPD recognised.

 

     

                                           

Health and safety legislation in Ireland and the UK imposes numerous duties on employers and the self-employed (contractors) in relation to Arc Flash and electrical safety in general. Electrical safety training is the provision of industry standard best practices to experienced and apprentice electrical workers and operatives. Training can be required for any operative who comes into connect with an electrical network. Many facilities and contractor firms are now undertaking advanced electrical training to ensure the safety of their workers and working environment.

Our Trainers

Premium Power employs a number of engineers who are experts in electrical safety, legal duties, risk assessments and arc flash mitigation. Each trainer has over a decade of industrial experience delivering electrical safety programmes for large facilities and world renowned corporations. Our trainers are regularly requested to speak at international conferences on electrical safety and have advised various state bodies and expert groups on electrical safety legislation. Our trainers offer specialist training services for already experienced electrical personnel. All of our trainers have at least:

  • 10 years industrial experience in their area of training
  • NFQ/QQI 8 or 9 relevant Electrical Engineering or Health & Safety
  • FETAC 6 Train the Trainer

Why is electrical safety training important?

Electrical safety training helps prevent potential accidents and fatalities. It educates workers to spot and mitigate against potential electrical faults and accidents. Trained electrical workers will be up to date with the most modern approaches to electrical safety and will be able to contribute to a safer working environment and smoother, more reliable working practices. Many workers who come into contact with electrical networks may not be aware of the dangers posed by electrical arcs and arc flash hazards or how to handle them. Electrical safety training helps dispel some of the myths around the lesser understood electrical dangers and ensures workers can implement the correct safety practices in their own particular environment.

Course Aims

We have developed our courses in response to the changing corporate demands of large facilities and the training needs of their workers. Our arc flash hazard course is usually delivered as part of a wider arc flash programme as part of  arc flash mitigation measures. Alongside these, we have developed a legal duties course aimed at healthy and safety practicitioners, an electrical safety management course aimed at plant managers, owners and head engineers and a more basic essential Electrical Safety & Awareness course for workers who may come into contact with panels or live electricity in general.

Course Duration

Our courses last vary between 1/2 day training and full day training course. We also offer bespoke training courses which can be developed in line with your own facility’s particular needs.

Continuous Professional Development

We are a registered training provider with Engineers Ireland and CPD points can be claimed upon completion of our courses. We provide certificates of completion for all our courses.

Course Costs

Our courses are costed at a set price for up to 12 delegates. Delegates over this number can then be priced separately. If you have a smaller number of delegates, talk to us to discuss your particular needs.

How often is electrical safety training required?

All workers coming into contact with electrical networks should have up to date electrical safety training. Training should be considered if the electrical network is being altered or upgraded. Refresher courses ensure experienced electrical operatives and professionals are on top of the latest health and safety guidelines and best practices.

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Arc Flash Hazard in Electrical Networks
1/2 Day Training Course for electrical and non-electrical personnel, authorized persons and duty holders.

Electrical Safety Management
1 Day Training Course for employers, managers, authorized persons, duty holders and site owners

Essential Electrical Safety & Awareness
For electrical and non-electrical workers as well as authorized persons and duty holders who work in close proximity to live electrical panels.

Legal Duties Relating to Work Involving Electricity
For employers, managers, safety & health practitioners, electrical contractors and principal duty holders

 

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"Our experience in providing electrical safety training in line with the requirements of Safety, Health and Welfare at Work legislation, corporate standards, ETCI Rules and other applicable national, European and international standards, assures our clients that they are meeting their responsibilities in terms of electrical safety of employees. Training and support helps ensure that systems of work are not only effective, but also practicable from the perspectives of both the employer and employee."
Pat MacNally, Compliance Engineer

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