Electrical Engineering

Electricity at Work Regulations

Duration:  0.5 days
Per Delegate:  £315.00

Practical Content


Theoretical Content


There are no prerequisites for this course. 

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the legal requirements of the relationship of the regulations with other codes of practice.
  • Understand and explain the implications of The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989.
  • Identify who are specified as competent persons within the regulations.

Course Content

  • Citation & Commencement
  • Interpretation
  • Duties
  • Systems, work activities and protective equipment
  • Strength and capability of electrical equipment
  • Adverse or hazardous environments
  • Insulation, protection and placing of conductors
  • Earthing or other suitable precautions
  • Integrity of referenced conductors
  • Connections
  • Means for protecting from excess of current
  • Means for cutting off the supply and for isolation
  • Precaution for work on equipment made dead
  • Work on or near live conductors
  • Working space, access and lighting
  • Persons to be competent to prevent danger and injury
  • Defence


Delegates will undertake a multiple-choice examination paper to demonstrate they have achieved the key learning outcomes detailed above.

PPE Requirements

PPE is not required.

Further Information

This is a classroom based course.

Target Audience
Target Audience

Electricians, supervisors and electrical management.


City & Guilds Certificate 9841.

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