Electrical safety

Structure Type: Course
Code: KL25AB10300
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 2.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Tupamäki, Ismo
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
AUTE-2013KAUT   1 spring   2.0   2014-01-02   2014-07-31  
AUTE-2013SAUT   1 spring   2.0   2014-01-02   2014-07-31  
TITE-2013   1 autumn   2.0   2013-09-01   2013-12-31  
TITE-2014   1 autumn   2.0   2014-09-01   2014-12-31  
TITE-2015   1 autumn   2.0   2015-08-01   2015-12-31  
TITE-2016   1 autumn   2.0   2016-08-01   2016-12-31  

Learning Outcomes

Students will be familiar with the qualifications required for working with electricity and acquire the knowledge and skills needed to work safely with electricity. They will be aware of the dangers of electricity and know how to appropriately protect themselves in the event of an accident with electricity.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 52 h,
- of which scheduled studies 24 h
- of which self-access learning 28 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No previous studies are required.


Electrical Safety Act and Decree ** Protecting against electric shock ** Electrical safety at work ** Installation conditions and environment categories ** First-aid in the event of an accident with electricity ** Rules for working in the lab

Recommended or Required Reading

Electrical safety regulations ** D1 handbook concerning electrical installations in buildings **Standards ** Hand-outs ** Internet (www.tukes.fi)

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, online learning / assignments

Assessment Criteria

Grade 1: pass in all examinations and aggregate <45% from max score.
Grade 3: as above and aggregate <70%
Grade 5: as above and aggregate >85%

Assessment Methods

4 reading package and four online exams with pass grade. The examinations are made in a Moodle environment