FSE Instructed Personnel and First Aid for Electrical Accidents

Theory course for instructed personnel serving protection in electrical installations.

Technical information

Course name : FSE Instructed Personnel and First Aid for Electrical Accidents
Course manual : Yes
Type : Classroom
Course duration: 1 day
Provider : Trainor

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** Covid-19 and course requirements **

Updated information from DSB on the implementation of FSE and first aid courses in 2022 (in norwegian):


Completed theoretical courses for FSE-training, including first aid in 2021 and first half of 2022, will be accepted as valid statutory training for 12 months.


Improve safety for Instructed Persons whose work involves protection devices in electrical installations. The aim is to ensure a safe, accident-free working environment for you and your colleagues. This course covers the theoretical aspects of the requirements. In addition, instruction and practice must be provided on the specific electrical equipment participants will be accessing.

Target group

Non-electrical professionals involved with operation and maintenance.

Subjects covered in the course

  • Electrical safety, the owner’s responsibility
  • Accidents and injuries caused by electricity in industry
  • Electrical regulations affecting instructed personnel
  • Power supply in industry
  • Fuses, thermal relays and circuit breakers – marking requirements
  • Electrocution, short circuits, personal protection
  • Use of protective equipment
  • Instructions for instructed personnel
  • Security cards for access to high-voltage installations
  • What to do if there is an accident
  • Priorities and treatment
  • Fall injuries
  • Electrical injuries
  • Electrocution (heartbeat interference)
  • Electric arc injuries
  • Burns
  • How to adminster CPR (theory and practice)
  • How to use AED
  • Common acute illnesses
  • Common reactions in crisis situations

The course meets the authorities’ requirements regarding theoretical training for persons involved in operating electrical installations and equipment, as specified in Electrical Safety no. 73/84 (newsletter issued by the Directorate for Civil Protection and Emergency Planning) and the Regulations on the Operation of Electrical Installations (FSE). No more than 12 months may lapse between training courses, as specified in the Guidelines to FSE Regulations §7.