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Main Earth Bonding & Safe Isolation training course

Course code: MEB1

Course overview

A 1 day training course that introduces learners to the safe working procedures required to safely extend a main earth bonding conductor to a gas meter as required by the Electricity at Work Regulations and Safe Working Practices.

The Safe Isolation portion of this course is optional.

Main Earth Bonding & Safe Isolation

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Pre-requisite/entry requirements

Learners must hold one of the following core qualifications and have sufficient electrical experience:

  • CCN1
  • CMA1
  • CESP1

Benefits of attending for the learner

  • Learners will receive training on how to carry out the extension of the earth bonding conductor to a gas meter safely and within the safe working practices as laid down under the Electricity at Work Regulations.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • Employers can be confident that their employees are carrying out their work safely and within the statutory regulations.

What you will learn

Course content:

  • Dangers of Electricity
  • Electricity at Work Regulations
  • Earthing of Electrical Systems
  • Safe Isolation
  • Complete earth bonding of a gas pipe

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • Upon successful completion of the course, the learner will be issued with a City & Guilds accredited qualification in 5831 Scheme Unit 870 (if both Main Earth Bonding & Safe Isolation are achieved), or an ERS accredited qualification if only Main Earth Bonding is achieved.

How is this training delivered?

  • Learners will be taught in both a classroom and a practical environment.
  • Learners will be assessed via a practical assessment and multi-choice question paper.

What do I need to bring with me?

  • Learners must bring their current ACS certificates, Gas Safe card, two passport photos, PPE and tools.
  • All reference materials will be provided.

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