Why take the Electricity at Work Regulations (EAWR) Course?

This electrical course is highly useful to anyone who works with electricity and wants to learn the electrical regulations. We usually deliver this course for companies either in house or at our premises.

This 1 Day electricity at work regulations course provides an insight into the use and application of the EAW Regulations 1989, to make the candidate aware of their duties under these regulations and the duties imposed on both employers and employees.

This course is highly useful to anyone who works with electricity such as an electrician and for anyone with responsibility for the safe use of electricity.

Course overview

Why take this electricity at work regulations course?

What makes a person legally competent to do electrical work? In what way is the requirement for competency in electrical work more stringent than for other types of work? Who is responsible for ensuring that electrical tasks at work are carried out correctly? When is it legally permissible to work on live system? These are just some of the questions dealt with on this informative course – essential for all electrical engineers, electricians, supervisors – indeed anyone who has responsibility for electrical safety. 

Is this course for me?

This course would be particularly useful for facilities managers, existing electrical contractors, health and safety officers amongst many others.

Electricity at work regulations - Course Objectives

On completion of the electricity at work course, participants will have an understanding of the current legal requirements regarding:

  • The concept of ‘duty holder’
  • Electrical systems, work activities and protective equipment
  • The strength and capabilities of electrical equipment
  • Electrical equipment in adverse or hazardous environments
  • The provision of insulation, barriers, etc
  • Earthing, bonding and other means of protection
  • The integrity of referenced conductors
  • Suitability of electrical connections
  • Protection from overload and short-circuit currents
  • Disconnection and isolation of circuits
  • Precautions for safe isolation
  • Working live
  • Working space, access and lighting
  • The concept of ‘competence’ in electrical work


No formal assessments on this course.


Candidates will be awarded a TS4U certificate of achievement.

Our locations

As well as the having multiple large sites, we also have a number of sites dedicated to delivering the 18th edition wiring regulations & PAT Testing courses.

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Our Mitre Court and Explorer 2 Facilities are just 2 minutes south of Gatwick Airport and are easily accessible by car, bus and train. They are comfortable, light and airy environments in which students can learn a wide range of practical and theory based skills.

Mitre Court, Fleming Way, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 9JY
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