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Electrical Safety Examination

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IST6005
Type: Compulsory / Basic Studies
Curriculum: ST 2018
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 4 (2021-2022)
Semester: Autumn
Credits: 2 cr
Responsible Teacher: Mäkinen, Seppo
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2021-2022

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
3008ST2018-4, ST2018-4A, ST2018-4B2021-08-23 – 2021-12-18Jaakko Paloniemi, Seppo Mäkinen, Timo SjömanFinnish2021-08-01 – 2021-09-06

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 part to a national electrical safety examination. The exam is part of the qualification demands of a supervisor of electrical work. The cost for this exam is about 50 EUR, and the student must pay it to TUKES. After completing successfully the exam the student can apply S1-certificate from TUKES.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

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

1: The student is able, with guidance, to utilise themethods learnt during the study unit.
3: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently.
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.

Assessment Methods

Exam/ national electrical safety examination (S1).