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Electrical Safety for the Competent Person

Electrical safety training is essential for those working around electrical hazards on the job site.  Electricity is is an odorless, tasteless, and invisible danger that needs careful attention because once this hazard presents itself, it can be too late for remediation.

This training will cover the proper methods to identify potential electrical hazards, and the proper means of working around these hazards and protection methods.  It will also train on the duties and responsibilities of a competent person on a job site where electrical hazards are present.

Course Details

This fully narrated course is broken up into 9 separate parts, with knowledge-check quizzes throughout.  The quizzes do not count toward your final grade, but will prepare you for the exam, which you will take at the end of the course.  After passing the exam with a score of 70% or better, you will be able to print a personalized certificate with your name, the course you passed, the date taken, certificate number, as well as our company information should anyone need to verify the authenticity of the certificate.

This course is approximately 8 hours in length.

Topics Covered

  • Definitions & requirements
  • Wiring design and protection
  • Wiring methods
  • Special Purpose Equipment
  • Hazardous Classifications
  • Work Practices
  • Special Systems
  • Inspections
  • Hazard recognition
  • Conductors and amperes
  • Lockout & circuits
  • Grounding
  • Equipment for less than and more than 600 volts
  • Testing

Employee Progress Tracking

Our customized progress tracking software will automatically provide up to date information on where your employees are within a course.

Mobile Delivery

We believe that training should be delivered where and when the customer needs it. That’s why, in addition to standard computer access, our courses can also be taken on tablets and smart phones.


A well-designed and thought out course increases student engagement and retention. The quality of the content and delivery of our online training is second to none.


The owners of etraintoday.com have over 25 years of experience delivering high caliber training in the safety field, certifying many thousands of students.

Ease of Use

You don’t have to be a computer whiz to take our training! We’ve made enrollment and course access as easy as possible, so that you can quickly get to what’s important – the training.

Customer Service

It is important to us that our customers get any questions or issues answered quickly. We guarantee that our staff will be accessible and responsive, whether by phone or email.


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