Electrical Safety Examination

Structure Type: Course
Code: ISTA0605
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 2.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Männistö, Timo
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
I-ST-2010   4 autumn   2.0        
I-ST-2011   4 autumn   2.0        
I-ST-2012   4 autumn   2.0        
I-ST-2013   4 autumn   2.0        
ST-2014   4 autumn   2.0        
ST-2015   4 autumn   2.0        

Learning Outcomes

The student attains the knowledge required to pass the exam of electrical safety regulations (so called S1 exam). The examination is part of qualifications of an electrical work supervisor.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 54 h
- of which scheduled studies: 28 h
- of which autonomous studies: 26 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

All study units in distribution and electrification.


The standards, instructions and directions of authorities related to the design and construction of power distribution systems. The students have a possibility to take a national electrical safety examination. The exam is part of the qualifications of a supervisor of electrical work.

Recommended or Required Reading

S5-10 instructions by TUKES defines the material annually.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Guided study of previous examinations. Orientation through exercises for the national exam.

Assessment Criteria

5: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently and combine the knowledge with previously learnt in various contexts.
3: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently.
1: The student is able, with guidance, to utilise themethods learnt during the study unit.

Assessment Methods

National exam.