Online course with instant downloadable certificate, duration 50 minutes. 1 CPD credit.

Online course with instant downloadable certificate, duration 50 minutes. 1 CPD credit.

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Work Equipment (PUWER) Online Training Course

This course outlines the requirements of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) and describes what is needed to protect users of work equipment. Simple precautions taken with work equipment will significantly reduce the risk of injury or illness to the user or others. This course considers the risk associated with using work equipment and what precautions need to be taken to minimise the risks. 

This online course would fall into the category of a General Health and Safety Training course that Safety trainers would find useful to train relevant staff and employee who are provided or use Equipment during the course of their employment. The course meets the training and awareness requirements of relevant legislation and regulations including Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) and the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. It also meets the requirements of CHAS, SafeContractor, Construction line, Exor and other SSIP registrations plus HSE safety training requirements.

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Bundle deals

This course is available in the following bundle deals:

Awareness Bundle (8 courses for £25 +VAT)

Office and Warehouse Bundle (8 courses for £25 +VAT)

Trade and Construction Bundle (14 courses for £35 +VAT)

Please note a bundle deal contains a selection of different courses that offers fantastic value. For bulk discounts on individual courses please contact us.

Bundle deal upgrade - If you are interested in upgrading to one of our bundle deals and have already purchased one of our courses, please email us and we will credit the original course cost against the bundle deal. 

Course Structure

The course comprises 1 interactive modules and a final assessment. Links to recommended reading and additional resources may be provided within the training modules. These links are not mandatory and will not be tested for in the final assessment.


It takes approximately 40 minutes to complete the course in full. This can be spread out over multiple sessions or completed in a single session. There is no time limit for completion.


All candidates must complete a multiple choice assessment after working through the training material. The candidate will be asked 16 multiple choice questions, randomly chosen from a larger question pool, and need to answer a minimum of 12 correctly to pass. Candidates will be given instant feedback after completing the assessment stating whether they have passed or failed. The assessment can be re-taken as many times as is required to pass at no additional cost.

Accreditation and certification

Successful candidates will receive a RoSPA approved certificate and 1.0 CPD credit.

All of our courses, systems and services have been registered to the internationally recognised ISO 9001:2015 quality standard. Quality Management Systems Ltd (QMS) made this prestigious award and all of our certificates bear their registration mark, giving assurance that the training and assessment was completed with a quality registered organisation.

PUWER Work Equipment Training Course Certificate

PUWER Work Equipment Training Course Certificate


This online course will provide delegates with an understanding of the main risks associated with using work equipment and ways to minimise and control the risks. The course also provides details of the various health and safety laws and regulations that impose a duty on both employees and employers to manage the risks associated with different types of work equipment.

After completing the course, candidates will:

  • Be aware of the dangers associated with using work equipment, including powered and non-powered handheld equipment as well as larger, static equipment and machinery;

  • Have knowledge of the legal and regulatory framework that underpins the supply and use of work equipment;

  • Be aware of the precautions to take when using and choosing work equipment;

  • Have knowledge of the recommended risk controls required to safely use common work equipment items.

 Target Audience

This online course covers the background to the supply and use of work equipment regulations and highlights responsibilities and requirements as detailed in the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER).

The course is suitable for anyone who uses equipment at work including office equipment such as computers and photocopiers as well as non-powered and powered equipment such as hand tools, drills and large machinery.

Bulk purchases / purchasing for others

After a successful purchase you will be automatically taken to our registration process. Here you create your learner(s) and assign the course(s) to them so that they can start training immediately. If you do not know all the learner details - no problem, you can return later and create the learners when it suits you. The system automatically creates an admin group of your learners, this means you can access your learner accounts to obtain certificates or schedule reports on the progress of your group, useful for Health & Safety audits or Registration to organisations such as CHAS, SMAS, SafeContractor, ConstructionLine etc or site access when certificates are required.

If this all sounds too complicated feel free to contact us, we are more than happy to enrol you or your colleagues on your behalf. 


Free trial

We know how difficult it can be choosing online training, we have been there ourselves! That is why we are giving free access to all our health and safety training courses (excluding exams) so you can try them out and satisfy yourself with the quality. 

We know that when something looks too good to be true, there's often a catch. There are no catches, we simply want to give you a more informed choice. Email us with your requirements and we will set you up. 

A Social Enterprise training provider

The aim of Commodious Training is simple - to provide cost effective health, safety and compliance training for SME’s and charities. We want to promote a “why not” attitude towards training, and hopefully help promote better health, safety and food hygiene throughout the UK. 

As a Social Enterprise, we re-invest much of our profits back into social and environmental concerns. So as well as getting fantastic value training, you will also help make a difference.

Features and benefits

Complete your training in your own time. When you purchase one of our courses you are given access to our learning portal for 12 months, giving you plenty of time to complete your training.

Work through the course at your own speed. Our system continuously logs your progress so you can return to where you left off at any time.

Download your own RoSPA or ConCEST approved certificate. When you pass a course assessment you will instantly receive a pdf certificate of achievement. 

Set up learner groups to track learner progress and view certificates. Perfect for companies and teams and its free of charge.