Why take the Safe Isolation Course?

If you or your employees want to ensure you comply with the Electricity at Work Regulations act when working on electrical installations then this safe isolation course is ideal. It covers both practical and theory training making sure you are able to safely isolate an electrical circuit in line with the regulations, company procedures and relevant guidance documents.

This is the ideal course for a range of people from facilities managers to existing electricians who need to make sure they they have both the practical skills and knowledge of safe working practices to isolate single phase circuits.

Please note we often run dedicated courses both at our premises and off site for a range of companies across the UK.

Course overview

Who is this course for?

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. It is intended to be taken by a range of people:

  1. Existing electricians
  2. Plumbers, Gas fitters etc
  3. Facilities manager
  4. Handymen
  5. Kitchen Fitters
Simply put it is ideal for anyone working with electrical installations looking to understand how to safely isolate a circuit

Why take this course?

The knowledge gained on this course will ensure candidates know how to safely isolate electrical circuits for maintenance and repair. As such it will greatly increase the workplace safety and ensure that you comply with the Electricity at Work Regulations with an emphasis on low voltage systems.
Other reasons to train with us include:

  • Fantastic facilities nationwide
  • We can bring this course to you
  • Specialist tutors with real world experience

Course Content

During this course you will learn through the use of presentations, practical demonstration by your tutor and hands on practice on our training rigs. We offer great dual purpose classroom designed specifically for inspection and testing. At the end of the course you will have learned:

  • The Dangers of Electricity
  • Effects of current on the body
  • Electricity at Work Regulations pertinent to Safe Isolation
  • Requirements of GS38 test equipment
  • Safe Isolation & Testing for Dead on electrical installations


There will be a practical assessment at the end of the day. Candidates will be required to demonstrate they can safely isolate and test for dead and electrical circuit. On successfully completing this assessment we will provide a certificate of achievement confirming you have the required knowledge.

Course Book Required

No books required for this course. We will provide you with all the handouts required for this course.

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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Our Northern training facility is situated just off Junction 10 of the M62 at Birchwood Park and is very accessible from towns such as Warrington, Manchester, Liverpool and Chester.

Unit B, The Beacons, Warrington Road, Birchwood, WA3 6WY
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Phoenix House has raised the bar for electrical training centres in the UK. The centre is just East of Leeds situated just off of the M1 / A1. This makes it easily accessible from Leeds, Sheffield, Hull, York, Harrogate and all over Yorkshire.

Phoenix House, Hawthorn Park, Coal Road, Leeds, West Yorks, LS14 1PQ
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Our brand new centre opened in July 2019 offering a full range of electrical courses  for those based in Birmingham, Coventry, Leicester, Northampton and all over the midlands region. The new centre is based in Westwood Business Park right next...

Rowan House, Westwood Way, Coventry, West Mids, CV4 8HS
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