Safe use of Power Tools

Power Tools Training Course

The aims of this power tool training course is to train candidates on the skills and knowledge to achieve a standard of competency on the use of there tools at work and to enable the user  to inspect and safely use portable power tools and the relevant machinery.

During the training course the trainer will assess operatives on there daily activities when using power tools in the workplace , this will provide the trainer with an insight into the operatives’ ability and competency to operate power tools in such conditions.

Course Syllabus Theory

  • Introduction to the relevant legislation
  • Planning, why is this important
  • Identify a safe system of work
  • Hazards and dangers whilst using power tools in the workplace
  • The importance of selecting the correct power tools
  • The importance of inspection, care and maintenance of your work equipment
  • The importance of personal safety whilst carrying out your task
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Identification of the components
  • Storage

Practical Element

This part of the course will demonstrate to the operative  the following procedures when using the equipment as below. The operative will be required to participate in the full use of the equipment.

Below is an example of power tools covered on the course.

Please note if you do not see any of the tools listed in your workplace then contact us as our instructors can deliver a training course that is bespoke to your requirements.

  • Cutting tools (saws)
  • Drills
  • Hand tools
  • Abrasives
  • Bench grinder
  • Circular saws
  • Planer
  • Sander
  • Chop saw

The responsibility of the company is to provide a safe working environment and the correct equipment for the course.

Full day
3 years, this course is accredited through Apple Group Training and can be used towards your CPD as evidence of (Continuous professional development)
By the end of the safe use of power tools training course delegates will have learned the skills necessary to use their power tools safely and be able to identify the hazards and risk.
On site or at a venue of your choice

If you would like the safe use of power tools training course onsite, please contact us for more information.

Apple Group Training aim to beat any equivalent quote.