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Qualified Electrical Worker (Online)

 

We offer a Qualified Electrical Worker Certificate Program. This Program helps the employer meet training requirements established in OSHA regulations and NFPA standards. This Program assures both the employer and the electrical worker that proper attention and training have been given to the employee concerning potential electric shock, fire, and arc flash hazards. The brochure is available in a PDF format.

To register for INDIVIDUAL Online Electrical Safety Courses:
Individual Electrical Safety Courses

Or download a registration form

To register for the "Qualified Electrical Worker" Online CERTIFICATE PROGRAM:
"QEW" Certificate Program

Or download a certificate registration form

QEW 141: Understanding Basic Electricity for Electrical Safety

This one-day course prepares students to understand basic electrical theorems as they apply to codes and standards. You will learn the theoretical intent of the electrical code-making body and understand the purpose of how electrical codes and standards are applied in real world situations.

Course Topics:
Four secrets of electricity
Three-phase systems
Single-phase systems
Basic understanding of circuitry, motors, and transformers
Power laws
Overcurrent protection
Wiring methods
How theory is applied to codes and standards

Certificate Program:

  • Core course for the "Qualified Electrical Worker" Certificate
  • Core course for the "Electrical Safety Auditor" Certificate
  • Elective for the General Industry Safety and Health Certificate and the Construction Safety and Health Certificate

QEW 142: OSHA Electrical Requirements, Less Than 600 Volts - CFR 1910 Subpart S

This one-day course presents students with detailed information on how to recognize and handle electrical hazards when working with less than 600 volts of electricity. Case studies with proven applications to electrical hazards are explained.

Course Topics:
Theory
Checklist similar to one used by OSHA compliance officers
Recognize below 600 volts electrical hazards
Case studies

Certificate Program:

  • Core course for the "Qualified Electrical Worker" Certificate
  • Core course for the "Electrical Safety Auditor" Certificate
  • Elective for the General Industry Safety and Health Certificate and the Construction Safety and Health Certificate

QEW 143: OSHA Electrical Requirements, Above 600 Volts - CFR 1910.269

This one-day course presents students with detailed information on how to recognize and handle electrical hazards when working with above 600 volts of electricity. Case studies with proven applications to electrical hazards are explained.

Course Topics:
Theory
Grounding
Overcurrent protection
Wiring methods
Personal protective equipment (PPE)
Recognize above 600 volts electrical hazards
Case studies

Certificate Program:

  • Core course for the "Qualified Electrical Worker" Certificate
  • Core course for the "Electrical Safety Auditor" Certificate
  • Elective for the General Industry Safety and Health Certificate and the Construction Safety and Health Certificate

QEW 144: Guide to Electrical Safety Work Practices NFPA 70 E

This one-day course trains students in the principles of electrical safety. The student will learn to identify potential electrical safety hazards and how to handle those hazards. The student will also be made aware of the workers' value as a part of the electrical task force or on-site authority having jurisdiction (AHJ).

Course Topics:
Safe maintenance practices
Safe installations
Safe working conditions
Proper procedures
Personal protective equipment (PPE)
Approach distances
Shock boundaries
Responsibilities of the worker
How to properly energize and de-energize electrical equipment

Certificate Program:

  • Core course for the "Qualified Electrical Worker" Certificate
  • Core course for the "Electrical Safety Auditor" Certificate
  • Elective for the General Industry Safety and Health Certificate and the Construction Safety and Health Certificate

QEW 145: Guide to the National Electrical Code for Field Use NFPA 70

This one-day course trains students how to look up issues in the National Electrical Code quickly and accurately. Specific rules and definitions are explained concerning how to properly apply services, feeders, and branch circuits to real world applications. Students should fully know how to use the National Electrical Code for any application, as applied to electrical hazards and operations, when finished with this course.

Course Topics:
Determine working space, dedicated space, and access issues
Basic identification requirements of grounding, panel board, switchgear, motor, motor control, transformers, and circuitry
Proper connections and terminations
Hazardous locations
Specialty applications

Certificate Program:

  • Core course for the "Qualified Electrical Worker" Certificate
  • Core course for the "Electrical Safety Auditor" Certificate
  • Elective for the General Industry Safety and Health Certificate and the Construction Safety and Health Certificate

QEW 146: Grounding, Bonding, and Shielding

This one-day course covers the basic principles of grounding, bonding, and shielding and their use in protecting the electrical worker and others associated with the operation, installation, and construction of equipment.

Course Topics:
Grounding
Bonding
Shielding
Application sizing and protection
Real world applications

Certificate Program:

  • Core course for the "Qualified Electrical Worker" Certificate
  • Core course for the "Electrical Safety Auditor" Certificate
  • Elective for the General Industry Safety and Health Certificate and the Construction Safety and Health Certificate

QEW 147: Recommended Practice for Equipment Maintenance NFPA 70 B

This one-day course provides the qualified electrical worker with information to properly use maintenance techniques and requirements that avoid potential electrical hazards. It specifically provides techniques to prevent shock and fire hazards associated with electrical equipment maintenance.

Course Topics:
Prevent burn and shock hazards
Recognize potential electrical hazards
Maintenance requirements for substations, control systems, power, cable, and premise wiring systems
Proven test methods
Troubleshooting techniques

Certificate Program:

  • Core course for the "Qualified Electrical Worker" Certificate
  • Core course for the "Electrical Safety Auditor" Certificate
  • Elective for the General Industry Safety and Health Certificate and the Construction Safety and Health Certificate

QEW 148: Industrial Machines NFPA 79

This one-day course is valuable training for those who work with industrial machines, especially maintenance and construction personnel. This course makes the worker aware of deficiencies that should be corrected immediately to avoid potential electrical hazards.

Course Topics:
Identification and control panel requirements for conductors
Overcurrent protection
Grounding, bonding, and shielding
Disconnects
Interlocks
Differential system voltages

Certificate Program:

  • Core course for the "Qualified Electrical Worker" Certificate
  • Core course for the "Electrical Safety Auditor" Certificate
  • Elective for the General Industry Safety and Health Certificate and the Construction Safety and Health Certificate

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