Safe Isolation & Handyman Course for Non-Electrical Personnel in Teesside

Course Details

Ensuring that electrical equipment is isolated is a major part of the course and learners will become competent in being able to safely isolate, prove dead and re-energise.

The Safe Isolation / Handyman Course in Stockton-On- Tees covers the below topics:

  • Basic electrical theory
  • Electrical shock – what is it?
  • Overview of current and resistance
  • Earthing and why it’s important
  • Different types of circuit board (240v and 415v)
  • Circuit identification
  • Fuses, circuit breakers and, MCBs
  • Lighting and power circuits
  • Safe working practices
  • Safe isolation
  • Test equipment
  • How to wire/change a plug
  • Replacing socket outlets and fused spur units
  • Working with light fittings
  • Replacing tubes, bulbs and starters
  • Ladder and step ladder safety
  • Limitations of electrical work allowed


Practical assessments along with a written 30 question multiple choice test paper.


Upon successful completion, learners will receive a certificate of competence detailing topics that have been covered in the course.


One day.


Portable Appliance Safety Services Ltd
1 Alberto Street
TS18 2BQ

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Course Suitability

This course is a popular choice for those living in the Teesside area and is suitable for job roles such as:

  • Handymen
  • Caretakers
  • Joiners
  • Plumbers
  • Property maintenance personnel
  • Facilities management companies
  • Schools


No formal pre-requisites are required.

Essential Readings

There are no essential readings for this course, but an interest in the subject matter would be beneficial.

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Date Price Duration Availability
12 Nov £299.00 1 days Space Available
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