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Lockout Tagout Training Course

Lockout Tagout Training cert

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Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Laptop or Tablet
  • 15 Multiple Choice Questions
  • Course Duration: 45 Minutes
  • CPD Points: 1

This Lockout Tagout (LOTO) training course provides essential knowledge for those who may need to undertake lockout tagout operations safely. Lockout/Tagout is a proactive system that allows maintenance workers, cleaners, or other members of staff to practice their work safely, knowing that the machinery or equipment they are working on is disabled and has no risk or chance of switching on, which could cause serious injury or even death.

Being aware of the risks and hazards that surround dangerous machinery and equipment is the first step in understanding why following a thorough lockout tagout procedure is essential. Workers should be trained in all aspects of lockout tagout, including the information surrounding hazardous energy and how to control it. This course also looks at the nine stages of a lockout tagout programme that should be followed and also the stages of a group lockout.

Statistics show that 2019/2020, there were 15 deaths in the manufacturing industry that year and 11 of those deaths were caused by contact with machinery. RIDDOR Statistics. This highlights the importance of why lockout tagout is important for the safety and health and wellbeing of staff who are involved with dangerous machinery or equipment and others within the vicinity around them.

  • Work towards compliance with UK Health and Safety legislation
  • Train online at your own pace with a full audio voiceover
  • Accredited by CPD
  • Certificate on successful completion
  • Course duration: 45 minutes
  • Unlimited resits at no cost

Who is this Online Lockout Tagout Training for?

If your job involves following a lockout tagout programme to complete routine maintenance on machinery or equipment, then this course will benefit you. It looks at the risks and hazards involved, as well as the vital information on what lockout/tagout is and its stages. This course also investigates types of hazardous energy that you may come into contact with, as well as the tools and equipment that may be used within a LOTO procedure.

Lockout Tagout Training Certification

Our entire library of training courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as adhering to the universally recognised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Upon passing the online assessment you will have the options to both print and download your Lockout Tagout Training Certificate in PDF format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.

Furthermore, a QR code is displayed on each certificate which when scanned by a smartphone links to our certification database. This allows employers, auditors and local authority inspectors, for example, to establish a certificates validity instantly and at any time.

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Course Aim

The aim of this lockout tagout course is to provide you with the essential knowledge on what a lockout/tagout procedure is, why it is important and how to complete the procedure safely. In this course, you will learn about hazardous energy and how this relates to the lockout tagout procedure..

Learning Objectives

On completion of the course, you should be able to:

  • Differentiate between lockout/tagout
  • Identify the definition of a lockout/tagout
  • Recognise regulations relating to lockout/tagout
  • Identify the importance of lockout/tagout training
  • Differentiate between lockout and hazardous energy
  • List the different types of hazardous energy
  • Identify why the use of a lockout/tagout procedure is important
  • List when a lockout/tagout procedure may be undertaken
  • Identify who is at risk
  • List the nine stages of a lockout/tagout procedure
  • List the procedure of a group lockout
  • Identify lockout/tagout equipment and its uses
  • List some maintenance activities
  • Differentiate between planned and unplanned maintenance
  • Name what may be included on a lockout/tagout written procedure

Training Course Content

This course is made up of the following modules:

  • An Introduction to Lockout Tagout

    This section introduces the learner to the course. It looks at a case study that highlights the consequences of a firm not inputting a proper lockout/tagout programme in their factory and resulting in an accident.

  • Section 1 - LOTO Hazards and Risks

    This section of the course concentrates on what lockout and tagout are. It also looks at the hazards and risks involved when working with equipment or machinery and the importance of training. In this section, you will also look at relevant legislation relating to a lockout/tagout programme.

  • Section 2 - Hazardous Energy

    This section of the course covers what hazardous energy is, the different types of hazardous energy and where it comes from. You will also go through hazardous energy scenarios to put into a real-life perspective how it can impact health and employment.

  • Section 3 - Procedures and Maintenance

    In this final section, you will cover the specific steps that should be followed in a lockout tagout procedure and what may be included in a lockout tagout written procedure. It also looks at what maintenance is and the different types of maintenance, such as planned and unplanned, and what maintenance may be included within your organisation.


On completion of the course lessons and training material an online assessment will automatically unlock. The assessment will contain 15 multiple-choice questions and a mark of 75% or above will be required to pass.

The assessment will be marked instantly and so you will know straight away if you have passed or not. If you don't pass first time there's no need to worry. Unlimited resits at absolutely no additional charge are available so you can retake the assessment again as many times as you need to.

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Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Laptop or Tablet
  • 15 Multiple Choice Questions
  • Course Duration: 45 Minutes
  • CPD Points: 1

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