Qualified Electrical Worker Training

Qualified Electrical Worker Training

Safety Training For All Electrical Workers

This two-day (16 hour) certificate course exceeds provincial Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) legislation for Saskatchewan and Alberta, and includes an in-depth review of requirements and other information found in CSA Z462 (Workplace Electrical Safety).

Who Should Attend?

  • Electricians
  • Plant Operators
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Electrical & Instrumentation Technologists
  • Electrical & Instrumentation Maintenance Staff
  • Managers & Planners
  • Plant Safety Personnel

Course Description

The QEW training course covers information applicable to all electrical workers that work on apparatus rated higher than 750 volts. It includes all legislative requirements applicable to electrical workers, as well as the CSA Z462 (Workplace Electrical Safety) Standard. This course provides technical content and hands-on training for power systems equipment. 

All attendees will be required to complete a competency exam and achieve a minimum passing grade of 70%. A practical demonstration of the skills learned will also be required for completion of the course.

Topics Covered

  • History of Legislation
  • Risk Assessment and Management
  • Electrical Equipment Basics
  • Electrically Safe Working Conditions
  • Lockout and Tag Out Procedure
  • Electric Shock 
  • Safe Limits of Approach
  • Arc Flash
  • Arc Flash Study (Incident Energy Analysis)
  • Arc Flash Boundary
  • Warning Labels
  • CSA Arc Flash PPE Category Method
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • First Aid and Emergency Response
  • Alternate Protection Strategies
  • Power System Maintenance
  • Worker Training
  • Hands On Power Systems Equipment Training
  • Quiz
  • Review of Applicable Safety Standards
    • CSA Z462 - CAN

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