PPE- Personal Protective Equipment Online Course

CPD Approved

In the UK there are approximately 144 fatalities in the workplace and around 621,000 non-fatal injuries every year. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) plays a vital role in managing Health & Safety risks. However, historical data shows many workers suffering injury were not wearing this clothing.

In this course you will learn about the role PPE plays in preventing and reducing injuries and fatalities in the workplace, how to use PPE.

  • Approved by CPD
  • Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
  • Approximate duration: 1 hour
  • On completion, quality assured certificate downloadable straight away

Who Should Take This Course?

This course is important for anyone who works in an industry with high-risk activities, such as construction. It is particularly useful for all those using PPE at work as you learn easily on how to meet legal requirements and use PPE properly.


On successful completion of the course you will be able to download a quality assured certificate . .

This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit. The certificate displays the CPD logo.

The PPE- Personal Protective Equipment course certificate does not have an expiry date. The recommended renewal period for this training is 1 year. This is printed on your certificate.

PPE-Personal Protective Equipment online course overview

This course will show how wearing PPE plays a crucial role in preventing and reducing fatalities, injuries and diseases that would otherwise occur in the workplace.

It includes details of a wide range of PPE options, examines the legislation and regulations that govern the responsibilities of employers, employees and suppliers, and provides a real-life case study showing the law in action.

The course will also cover risk assessment and the role it plays in the selection and use of PPE along with discussing other hazard control measures that can be implemented. Finally, the course will move on to how to use, fit and wear PPE and understand its physical and theoretical limitations.


PPE-Personal Protective Equipment online course modules

Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
1 Introduction 70
2 Regulations and Responsibilities 70
3 PPE in Practice 70
4 Risk Assessment, Selection and Use 70
5 Types of PPE 70
6 Maintenance and Replacement 70



The online assessment is taken on completion of each training module, through several multiple-choice questions. You are required to get 70% on the tests in modules 1-6 to pass the course and gain your certificate.

You can review all the answers before final submission and are given 3 attempts to achieve the required result.

The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. In the unlikely event that don't pass don't worry! You can call us and we will offer you 3 FREE Re-tests.