The Safe Operation and Use of Hand & Power Tools Course (Experienced/Novice)

This training course is designed for any operative or supervisor who is required to use or supervise others during the use of hand tools and other similar machines in the workplace.

This course can be delivered at our Training Facility or at your company and adapted to the specifications of the customer to concentrate on specific tools if you so wish.


This is an intense  course on the basics of tool handling , part of the requirements for the minimum standards.

 This course includes a lot of practicals which give the learners hands on experinces on these life saving skills as listed below 

– Legal requirements and responsibilities
– Selection of correct personal protective equipment (PPE)
– Noise Awareness
– Hand Arm Vibration Awareness
– Electrical Safety
– Dust Awareness
– Pre Use Inspections
-Fuel Awareness
– Safe use of power tools
– In-use maintenance and cleaning of power tools
– Correct storage of power tools

Materials Provided:
A workbook and supplementary handouts are provided as reference material for the written test. 
A theoretical Examination and Practical Test will follow each Module. To ensure understanding you must maintain a 75% Pass mark for each module. 
Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved. Supplemental materials necessary to complete this course can be accessed online.
 This Hand Tools training is an in-class program that can be completed in 1 Days. Upon completion, operators are awarded a Hand Tools Certification.
What is a course with limited availability?
In addition to our published and online courses, there are several other courses that we can run with flexible options. Select the course of your choice and register your interest to attend when dates become available.


In terms of the law, all Operators who apply for Re-certifications need to be in possession of a Novice course certificate. Please be aware that certificates need to be renewed within three months after date expiry.

Accredited Training believes that training should yield benefits, far more substantial than just “a Certificate”. We offer a free service that will remind all Companies or private Operators that their certificates need to be renewed.

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