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Electrical Safety

Arc Flash


Description
This arc flash course aims to give participants all the skills, knowledge and competencies to effectively manage arc flash back in their workplace as arc flash is one of two leading causes of injuries and deaths in the electrical industry.

The course has been ‘peer reviewed’ by Brett Cleaves from Streamlined Energy, who is one of the leading experts in arc flash in Australia.

The content of the course includes:

- Regulatory context
- Understanding Arc Flash
- Arc Flash injuries
- Injury Management
- Common causes of Arc Flash
- Relevant Australian and overseas standards
- Arc flash Management including:
- Risk evaluation and risk control
- Qualifications and training
- Design new or retrofit equipment
- Protection issues
- Installation issues
- Operating switchgear
- Maintenance practices to reduce the risk
- Testing safely
- Arc studies including calculations and analysis
- Labelling
- Human factors leading to incidents
- PPE selection and issues
- Tasks not requiring arc rated PPE
- Job planning
- Case studies
- Investigating an arc flash incident

Trainees must attain at least 80% in every assessment to pass the course. You have 45 days to complete this course once enrolled but this can be extended.

CPD Hrs: 6 hrs

Content
  • Preliminaries
  • Discussions Board
  • Arc Flash Course E-Book
  • AF01 - Introduction
  • AF1 Video (16 min 51 sec)
  • AF01 Assessment
  • AF02 - Understanding Arc Flash
  • AF02 Video (12 min 10 sec)
  • AF02 Assessment
  • AF03 - Arc Flash Injuries and Management
  • AF03 Video (1 min 27 sec)
  • AF03 Assessment
  • AF04 - Causes of Arc Flash
  • AF04 Video (4 min 11 sec)
  • AF04 Assessment
  • AF05 - Arc Flash Standards
  • AF05 Video (3 min 43 sec)
  • AF05 Assessment
  • AF06 - Arc Flash Management
  • AF06 Video (29 min 54 sec)
  • AF06 Assessment
  • AF07 - Arc Flash Studies
  • AF07 Video (14 min 23 sec)
  • AF07 Assessment
  • AF08 - Arc Flash Labelling
  • AF08 Video (3 min 2 sec)
  • AF08 Assessment
  • AF09 - Human Factor Solutions
  • AF09 Video (3 min 59 sec)
  • AF09 Assessment
  • AF10 - Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)
  • AF10 Video (30 min 59 sec)
  • AF10 Assessment
  • AF11 - Job Planning
  • AF11 Video (1 min)
  • AF11 Assessment
  • AF12 - Case Studies, Incident Investigation & Conclusions
  • AF12 Video (19 min 22 sec)
  • AF12 Assessment
  • Course Completion
  • Course Feedback
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: 2 years