Construction Industry Training Network (CITN)

ESTS Arc Flash and Shock Training
BC Housing: 12 CPD Points
Event Description

The 2018 version of the ESTS Electrical Safety Arc Flash & Shock course was developed for workers who perform energized electrical work and is fully CSA Z462-18 and CSA Z1001-18 compliant. The overall course content was developed using industry accepted best practice standards as the underpinning in support of meeting provincial and federal regulatory due diligence for arc flash and shock.


The ESTS Electrical Worker Arc Flash & Shock training course focuses on workplace electrical safety and the identification of the electrical hazards of arc flash and shock against an assigned energized electrical work task following a defined workflow process. Justification for energized electrical work is reviewed. Completing a Risk Assessment Procedure and the application of the Hierarchy of Risk Control Methods to reduce risk are emphasized. Additional protective measures including defining Approach Boundaries, the selection of appropriate Electrical Specific PPE, Tools & Equipment with proper pre-use checks/inspection, care, use and maintenance and content related to utilizing appropriate work practices/procedures are provided.


Learners will find training content is comprehensive and detailed, using interactive elements to help the student learn the concepts of how to apply the training in the field. Training is delivered from a first-person perspective and focuses on worker and supervisor relations. Additional videos and a 3D Virtual Electrical Workplace is used to illustrate the concepts.

Who Should Take the Course?


The course is a compliant and highly-effective eLearning training experience for any workers who need to manage or may be exposed to the electrical hazards of arc flash and shock.


Training Course Outline

  1. Introduction
  2. Regulations, Consensus-based Standards and Best Practices
  3. Understanding Electricity in the Workplace
  4. Electrical Hazards: Understanding the Potential for Harm
  5. Risk Assessment Procedure
  6. Establishing an Electrically Safe Work Condition
  7. Engineering and Administrative Controls
  8. Electrical Specific PPE, Tools and Equipment
  9. Emergency Response, Incident Reporting and Program Maintenance
  10. Final Assessment & Work Task Scenarios

How registration works:


Please note, new registrations will be processed Monday through Friday 8 AM - 4 PM PST and will receive logins and instructions within 24 hours of payment.


Courses purchased on weekends or holidays will receive logins and instructions on the next business day.


Upon successful completion you can print your personalized wallet certificate.

Contact & Support

For support or inquiries, please email or call 604-293-2339.

All prices in Canadian dollars
Ticket Price
Arc Flash and Shock Training
Additional Information

CWCU members may qualify for reimbursement. Email for more information.


Course Requirements

  • High-speed internet connection
  • Adobe Flash Player (Note: this course will not play on iPad or iPhone)
  • Adobe PDF Reader

Course Compatibility

  • Windows 98, XP, Vista, 7, 8
  • Mac OS X – 10.0+
  • Linux
  • Google Chrome All Versions
  • Internet Explorer Version 9+
  • Mozilla Firefox Version 3.5+
  • Safari Version 3.0+
Cancellation &
Refund Policy

No cancellations/refunds once the login/password has been activated by the student.

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