Safe Use of Power Tools - Training Plus - Health & Safety Courses
1 Day Approved Supplier Certificate

Course Summary

The aim of this course is to train delegates in the skills and knowledge to achieve the standards of competency to enable them to inspect and safely use portable power tools.

The Safe Use of Power Tools course consists of the following topics:

  •     Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 1998, LOLER 1998 and other relevant legislation
  •     Pre-operational checks
  •     Risk assessments
  •     HAVS (Hand and Arm Vibration Syndrome)
  •     Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  •     Safe operation of power tools
  •     Safe use and storage
  •     Cutting tools (saws)
  •     Specific information on circular saws

Delegates will be required to take part in a practical assessment which, after successful completion will entitle you to an approved supplier certificate proving competence in the Safe Use of Power Tools. Certificate is valid for one year.

Who is it for?

Anyone who operates hand power tools such as grinders and saws would be recommended to go on this course.

You will need

It will be the responsibility of the individual or company to ensure access to the following equipment:

  •     Bench grinder
  •     Mitre chop saw
  •     Small table circular saw
  •     Electric hand planer
  •     Electric belt sander
  •     Electric jig saw

It is also advised that delegates have safety gloves, eye and ear protection.

Your skill level

No formal qualifications or experience are required to take the Safe Use of Power Tools course.


Do I need to pay for my training before I do it?

Yes you do, you can pay online when you book your course, or call 0845 872 3411 and pay with a credit card over the phone. Customers with credit terms, please call Training Plus to book your course on 0845 872 3411.

Who supplies the tools?

Preferably, the company will provide the tools as these are tools delegates use on a day to day basis although tools can be hired to take the course.

Is this course certificated?

Yes, upon successful completion of your training course, you will receive an approved suppliers certificate.

There are so many different providers of training offering a variety of similar courses, how should I begin to find out which course is suitable for me?

Contact the team at – our experienced training advisors will discuss with you what your training needs are, 0845 872 3411 they’re waiting now (open 9am-5pm). They will ask what previous experience you have and where you would like to be on completion. Their job is to make this a more comforting booking experience for you.

Are there any car parking spaces available?

Yes, there are a lot of FREE car parking spaces available in the area.

Am I going to feel safe during my course participation?

Beside the fact that our staff and the environment of the school will make you feel happy and safe, CCTV is operating in most of the school’s areas.

I’m getting on a bit, is it like going back to school and will I feel out of place?

Not at all. A large percentage of our learners are mature students simply keeping up to date with current standards. Everybody is made to feel welcome in the centre.