The electrical safe isolation installer course is designed for individuals who need to practice Safe Isolation and covers Regulation 3, 12, 13, 14 and 16 Electricity at Work Regulations 1989.
Candidates must hold a formal craft qualification e.g. National or Scottish Vocational Qualification (NVQ/NVQ) Level 3 in heating engineering or plumbing or electrical trades, or working towards a course in heating engineering or plumbing which will lead to a formal qualification, such as NVQ Level 3 heating and ventilation or plumbing or electrical installations, or have a number of years’ experience of conventional heating engineering or plumbing and electrical installations.
Candidates must bring with them:
- All previous original certification
- 2 passport size photographs
- National Insurance Number
- Photographic ID e.g driving licence or Passport
Please note policy on re-sits: there is no charge to re-sit any part of your assessment should you fail. Limited to one assessment per person.
Full payment required on attendance
Course objectives of this training course are to enable delegates to meet the requirements of the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 in respect to safe isolation of electrical equipment and competence to prevent danger and injury.
The training course includes
- Introduction to safe isolation
- Why is electricity so dangerous
- Legislation, Regulations and Standards
- Safe Isolation procedures
- Devices suitable for the purpose of isolation
- Consequences of not using safe isolation techniques
- Safe Isolation of Low Voltage Electrical Installations
Name: William (Bill) Walton
Position: Trainer, Assessor
Experience: Bill has worked in the gas industry for over 37 years having started with Northern Gas in 1977. Qualified in both domestic and commercial gas, Bill has worked in the North East for Truscott Engineering, Initial Property Maintenance, North Tyneside Council and most recently Kier.
With experience in taking gas apprentices under his wing and being one of the most experienced ‘go to’ men in the gas team, the natural progression for Bill was to start teaching it and his effortless and instinctive training ability meant he was the obvious choice for the team.
Bill enjoys meeting new people, sharing his knowledge and experience in a fun and humorous way, with plenty of real life examples. He has served with the TA, is interested in all things military and enjoys socialising with family and friends.
Bill is also the First Aider and Fire Marshall for the training centre in Killingworth, Newcastle Upon Tyne.
Trainer, Assessor, IV
Darren has worked in the gas industry for almost 30 years having started with IG Clements in 1986. Qualified in both domestic, commercial gas & catering, Darren is also the centre Internal Verifier. Darren has worked for Trolhurst, British Gas and Trade Training and we were thrilled to have Darren join the team in the summer of 2015.
Darren made the jump from being on the tools, to training with British Gas in 2003 having been one of the team responsible for the setting up the British Gas ACS centre in Killingworth – which is now our current training and assessment centre.
Darren enjoys time with his family, sharing his dry sense of humour with the team and learners and outdoor activities.