Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) protects workers from injury and disease in a variety of industries. However, the decision to use PPE should not be taken lightly and should only be used as a last resort if other risk-reduction measures fail.

This course will teach you how and when to use personal protective equipment (PPE), what to consider when selecting it, and how to get the most out of your equipment. The course also covers the duties of employers and employees under health and safety laws.

  • The various types of PPE available, how they protect people from harm, and the laws that govern their use and selection
  • How to select the appropriate type of PPE for your employees based on their circumstances, job type, and individual needs
  • How to store and maintain personal protective equipment, why it should be tested on a regular basis, and when it should be inspected
  • Why a good training programme will improve workplace compliance with PPE policies, training barriers, and the components of a successful training session

  • If you are an employer, you will benefit from understanding your legal obligations regarding the provision and use of PPE.
  • If you are a worker who uses PPE, this course will help you understand why it is used, the various types of PPE available, and why it should only be used as a last resort.
  • If you are in charge of keeping PPE in good working order, this course will assist you.
  • If you are in charge of conducting risk assessments at work, this overview of the role of PPE and when it should be used will be useful to you.

Unit 01: What is PPE and Why is it Important?

Unit 02: Choosing and Providing Appropriate PPE

Unit 03: Maintaining PPE

Unit 04: Training Employers in the Correct Use of PPE


Who can take the certification courses?

There are no prerequisites to enrol in the courses.

How much time is required to complete a course?

Depending on the instructional modules, each course has a different length. It is indicated in the course details for each course.

What is the course’s organisation?

Modules make up the course structure. The average study time for each module is between 20 and 90 minutes. The amount of time spent on each module is entirely up to the individual pupils.

When and where can the course be taken?

Any internet-connected device can be used to study the course at any time.

Is there a final exam for this course?

There would be an MCQ Multiple Choice Questionnaire test after all the modules were completed. The questions must be answered online at a time and place of your choosing, and they will be drawn from the modules.

What score must you get on the test to pass?

The test’s passing score is 70 percent.

What occurs if a user doesn’t pass the test?

If the user didn’t pass the exam the first time, he/ she will have more chances to retake it after additional study. The exam can be taken more than once.