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City & Guilds 4 Day Machinery Safety Course from Pilz

Kempston Controls is pleased to be able to provide our customers with a City & Guilds Advanced Level course from Pilz. Accredited by City & Guilds, the machinery safety course conveys all of the expertise needed to safeguard Machinery and Plant. As part of the training, you will gain comprehensive knowledge from Risk Analysis to the development of Safety Concepts through to the correct safe implementation of Machinery and Plant. Upon successful completion, the participant will receive an advanced City & Guilds Certificate in Machine Safety.


  • Advanced City & Guilds 4 Day Machinery Safety Course
  • Developed by Pilz, quality approved and certified by City & Guilds
  • Target Groups: Electrical Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Engineering Managers

Machinery Safety Course
Safety begins with the Concept

Effective reduction of risk begins at the concept stage of a machine. The demands of Engineers and Operators must be determined early on in order to develop cost-effective Safety Concepts. The correct application of Standards and Regulations is of particular importance in this process.


Management of HSW Regulations
CE Marking
EN 60204-1
EN ISO 13849-1
Guarding and Interlocking
Power Regulations
Practical Assessment

Benefits to you

  • Comprehensive knowledge covering the complete safety life-cycle of a machine or plant
  • Enhanced technological competence when preparing safety solutions
  • Highly practical approach
  • Certification in just 4 days

Gain a Machinery Safety Certificate with Pilz!

Acquire the knowledge necessary to reduce risk and secure economic success, with important tips from experienced specialists.

By completing the course, you will gain the necessary knowledge to understand the complete Machinery Safety Lifecycle from design to modification through to decommissioning.

Certified in only 4 Days

Seven modules are covered with a combination of classroom sessions, practical exercises and examinations. A City & Guilds Machinery Safety Certificate will be issued on successful completion of all seven modules.

Be prepared with our Safety Compendium

We recommend that you read our Pilz Safety Compendium in preparation for the course. For further information and to download visit www.pilz.co.uk and search Safety Compendium.

Machinery Safety Course

Course Contents

Day 1:

  • Introduction
  • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations
  • CE Marking requirements covering Machinery, EMC and Low-Voltage Directives
  • Harmonised standards structure
  • Tests on modules completed throughout the day

Day 2:

  • EN 60204-1 Safety of Machinery – Electrical equipment of Machinery
  • EN ISO 13849-1 Safety of Machinery – Safety-related parts of control systems
  • Principles and aspects of machine guarding
  • Tests on modules completed throughout the day

Day 3:

  • Practical wiring exercises to the categories of the standard for E-stop circuits including fault monitoring
  • Practical wiring session on guard switches, 2 hand control systems etc, including fault indication and monitoring
  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
  • Tests on modules completed throughout the day

Day 4:

  • Risk assessments concepts and theory, including EN ISO 12100
  • A practical method of risk assessment
  • Temporary safety measures

Kempston Controls, as a Pilz partner, is happy to assist when it comes to providing relevant and appropriate training. If you are interested in this course or any other Pilz courses such as the CMSE – Certified Machinery Safety Expert, please contact our technical team at technical@kempstoncontrols.co.uk or alternatively call us on 01933 411411 and ask for a member of the technical team.

*Courses are available all year round to be held at the Pilz Training Centre. On request, we will be pleased to offer company internal training courses.

Additional Courses:

CMSE Certified Machinery Expert Course


Kempston Controls

Kempston Controls is committed to finding you the ideal solution for your application. Call us today on +44 (0) 1933 411 411, email us at sales@kempstoncontrols.co.uk, or alternatively contact us here, we will be happy to help.

Kempston Controls

0 thoughts on “City & Guilds 4 Day Machinery Safety Course from Pilz

  • Hi Fazal, yes, but, the customer will need to pay for hotel and flights for Pilz staff along with shipping costs for the equipment which is required to train them, there is also a minimum number of staff required for the training if Pilz do the training in the customers premises.

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