Top 10 Training Courses for An Industrial Setting

Top 10 Training Courses for An Industrial Setting

These free online industrial training courses all include built-in assessment for you (or a designated assessor) to test your team’s knowledge on important topics. Each course contains dynamic elements to make the learning process more manageable for busy workers.

These top 10 training courses for an industrial setting are best used together as part of an onboarding program. Whether you enrol your team into just one, a few, or all of these courses, everything is still completely free.

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1. PPE Usage Course

If most of your team members are unfamiliar with PPE, then enrol them on the PPE Usage course for free. You can even assess them yourself once they’re done with the course. Furthermore, even if your team members have used PPE before, this course is a good refresher for them to check if they’ve been using PPE properly.

What you get: A free, assessment-ready PPE Usage training course created by Cloud Assess and approved by subject matter experts. See more specific details below.

PPE Usage Training Course Outline:

  • What is PPE?
  • Types of PPE
  • Who is responsible for supplying PPE?
  • What are the factors to consider when selecting PPE? (includes an in-depth description of each factor)
  • When should PPE be used?
  • Why is proper PPE usage important?
  • What should you do before using PPE?

PPE Usage Training Course Assessment:

  • A quiz containing 4 multiple-choice questions (which are automatically checked after the learner submits an answer)
  • Quiz results showing the learner’s score percentage and the passing score percentage
  • A test containing 12 open-ended questions with model answers provided to the assessor (and the ability to add comments)
  • A 12-point practical observation checklist that allows the assessor to add comments and upload evidence such as image files, etc.

2. Machine Safety and Usage Course

Ensure that your team members are properly trained on how to use machines safely with the Machine Safety and Usage course. It’s a great starter course for those who haven’t received any machine safety training yet. While the course should be supplemented with further in-person training, it provides a solid foundation for beginners. For example, you can ask your team members to complete this course online before attending additional in-person training.

What you get: A free, assessment-ready Machine Safety and Usage training course created by Cloud Assess and approved by subject matter experts. See more specific details below.

Machine Safety and Usage Training Course Outline:

  • What is machine safety and why is it important?
  • What are the types of hazards associated with machine usage?
  • How can you mitigate the hazards associated with machine usage?
  • What are essential machine-specific safety guidelines?
  • How do you conduct machine maintenance?
  • What should you check before using machinery?
  • What should you check after using machinery?

Machine Safety and Usage Training Course Assessment:

  • A quiz containing 3 multiple-choice questions (which are automatically checked after the learner submits an answer)
  • Quiz results showing the learner’s score percentage and the passing score percentage
  • A test containing 11 open-ended questions with model answers provided to the assessor (and the ability to add comments)
  • A 13-point practical observation checklist that allows the assessor to add comments and upload evidence such as image files, etc.

3. Tool Training Course

Enrol your new team members on the Tool Training course for free before or during their onboarding. Since it’s a relatively short course, it won’t overwhelm your newcomers and add to their mental load on the first day. Additionally, you can use this course in conjunction with other courses to form a simple yet effective onboarding program.

What you get: A free, assessment-ready Tool Training course created by Cloud Assess and approved by subject matter experts. See more details below.

Tool Training Course Outline:

  • What are the different types of tools? (includes an image and examples of each type)
  • What are the necessary safety precautions when using tools?
  • How can you become proficient in using tools?
  • What are the common mistakes to avoid in using tools?

Tool Training Course Assessment:

  • A quiz containing 3 multiple choice questions (which are automatically checked after the learner submits an answer)
  • Quiz results showing the learner’s score percentage and the passing score percentage
  • A test containing 5 open-ended questions with model answers provided to the assessor (and the ability to add comments)
  • A 3-point practical observation checklist that allows the assessor to add comments and upload evidence such as image files, etc.

4. Hand/Arm Vibration Course

Hand/arm vibration is sometimes overlooked, especially by experienced workers, but it can have devastating consequences for both them and the company. That’s why it’s important for your team members to know the hand/arm vibration risks and how to avoid them. The Hand/Arm Vibration course discusses everything related to hand/arm vibration and is suitable for intermediate training.

What you get: A free, assessment-ready Hand/Arm Vibration training course created by Cloud Assess and approved by subject matter experts. See more details below.

Hand/Arm Vibration Training Course Outline:

  • What is hand/arm vibration?
  • What are the types of activities and tools that can induce hand/arm vibration?
  • What are the long-term health effects of hand/arm vibration?
  • What can lead to severe health effects of hand/arm vibration?
  • How do you measure hand/arm vibration? (includes an image of each method)
  • What parameters should you consider when assessing hand/arm vibration risks?
  • How do you assess vibration exposure levels?
  • What are the risk management and prevention strategies for hand/arm vibration? (includes an in-depth description of each strategy)
  • What can be done for early detection of hand/arm vibration-related disorders?

Hand/Arm Vibration Training Course Assessment:

  • A quiz containing 4 multiple-choice questions (which are automatically checked after the learner submits an answer)
  • Quiz results showing the learner’s score percentage and the passing score percentage
  • A test containing 9 open-ended questions with model answers provided to the assessor (and the ability to add comments)
  • A 6-point practical observation checklist that allows the assessor to add comments and upload evidence such as image files, etc.

5. Manual Handling Course

This training course sheds light on the unexpected risks of manual handling and how to control them effectively. Enrol your entire team into the Manual Handling course for free and prevent them from getting the common injuries associated with manual handling. The course provides comprehensive training on manual handling and is essential for all workers to complete.

What you get: A free, assessment-ready Manual Handling training course created by Cloud Assess and approved by subject matter experts. See more details below.

Manual Handling Training Course Outline:

  • What is manual handling?
  • What are examples of manual handling tasks?
  • How do you get an injury from manual handling?
  • What are the most common injuries associated with manual handling?
  • How do you reduce the risk of injury when performing manual handling?
  • What are manual handling risk factors? (includes an in-depth description of each risk factor)
  • How do you implement risk control for manual handling? (includes illustrations)
  • What is biomechanics?
  • What are the principles of biomechanics for the back, shoulder, and wrist?
  • What are the proper lifting techniques for manual handling? (includes an in-depth description of each technique)

Manual Handling Training Course Assessment:

  • A quiz containing 4 multiple-choice questions (which are automatically checked after the learner submits an answer)
  • Quiz results showing the learner’s score percentage and the passing score percentage
  • A test containing 13 open-ended questions with model answers provided to the assessor (and the ability to add comments)
  • An 11-point practical observation checklist that allows the assessor to add comments and upload evidence such as image files, etc.

6. Chemical Safety Course

If you work in a chemical processing plant, then enrol yourself and other members of your team into the Chemical Safety course for free. Ensure everyone knows how to handle, store, and dispose of hazardous substances in a safe manner. Prevent incidents involving hazardous substances from occurring and prepare procedures for responding to them if they do occur. Cover all bases with this extensive training course on chemical safety.

What you get: A free, assessment-ready Chemical Safety training course created by Cloud Assess and approved by subject matter experts. See more details below.

Chemical Safety Training Course Outline:

  • What is Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)?
  • What are the responsibilities of employers and employees when it comes to COSHH?
  • What are the types of hazardous substances?
  • Which hazardous substances are commonly found in the workplace?
  • What do the different hazard symbols mean?
  • What are the steps in identifying hazards and assessing risks in chemical safety?
  • What is the risk control hierarchy for chemical safety?
  • How do you handle chemicals safely?
  • What are the storage requirements for hazardous substances?
  • How do you dispose of hazardous substances and waste properly?
  • What PPE should you use for handling hazardous substances?
  • What are the steps in responding to incidents involving hazardous substances?

Chemical Safety Training Course Assessment:

  • A quiz containing 3 multiple choice questions (which are automatically checked after the learner submits an answer)
  • Quiz results showing the learner’s score percentage and the passing score percentage
  • A test containing 9 open-ended questions with model answers provided to the assessor (and the ability to add comments)
  • A 21-point practical observation checklist that allows the assessor to add comments and upload evidence such as image files, etc.

7. Electrical Safety Course

The Electrical Safety course is suitable for industry newcomers without any knowledge on electrical hazards. It can also be used as a refresher course for experienced workers who might be neglecting electrical safety. While this training course is great for teams working with electrical components, it’s also applicable to general workplaces where electricity is present.

What you get: A free, assessment-ready Electrical Safety training course created by Cloud Assess and approved by subject matter experts. See more details below.

Electrical Safety Training Course Outline:

  • What are electrical hazards?
  • How do electrical hazards occur?
  • What injuries/symptoms can electrical hazards cause?
  • What electrical safety procedures should one follow at all times?
  • What are the guidelines for promoting electrical safety in the workplace?

Electrical Safety Training Course Assessment:

  • A quiz containing 3 multiple-choice questions (which are automatically checked after the learner submits an answer)
  • Quiz results showing the learner’s score percentage and the passing score percentage
  • A test containing 5 open-ended questions with model answers provided to the assessor (and the ability to add comments)
  • An 8-point practical observation checklist that allows the assessor to add comments and upload evidence such as image files, etc.

8. Lockout/Tagout Procedures Course

This short course provides a great introduction to lockout/tagout procedures. Ensure that your entire team is aware of hazardous energy sources with the Lockout/Tagout Procedures course. It can be used during the onboarding of new workers or when lockout/tagout procedures are implemented in the workplace. This training course can also help workers understand the importance of these procedures and why they should be followed.

What you get: A free, assessment-ready Lockout/Tagout Procedures training course created by Cloud Assess and approved by subject matter experts. See more details below.

Lockout/Tagout Procedures Training Course Outline:

  • What are lockout/tagout procedures?
  • What is the purpose of lockout/tagout procedures?
  • What are the types of hazardous energy sources?
  • What steps are involved in implementing lockout/tagout procedures?
  • Why is training and communication important in lockout/tagout procedures?

Lockout/Tagout Procedures Training Course Assessment:

  • A quiz containing 3 multiple choice questions (which are automatically checked after the learner submits an answer)
  • Quiz results showing the learner’s score percentage and the passing score percentage
  • A test containing 5 open-ended questions with model answers provided to the assessor (and the ability to add comments)
  • A 7-point practical observation checklist that allows the assessor to add comments and upload evidence such as image files, etc.

9. Hazard Reporting Course

If you have team members who don’t know how to report hazards, then enrol them into the Hazard Reporting course for free. Assess them yourself and provide extra pointers using the comments section after each test question. Evaluate if they’re actually using what they’ve learned in the course with the practical observation checklist. While hazard reporting might seem like a basic skill that everyone already knows, it is crucial in making workplaces safer.

What you get: A free, assessment-ready Hazard Reporting training course created by Cloud Assess and approved by subject matter experts. See more details below.

Hazard Reporting Training Course Outline:

  • Why is hazard reporting important?
  • How do you identify hazards?
  • How do you report a hazard?
  • What information should you include in a hazard report?

Hazard Reporting Training Course Assessment:

  • A quiz containing 3 multiple choice questions (which are automatically checked after the learner submits an answer)
  • Quiz results showing the learner’s score percentage and the passing score percentage
  • A test containing 9 open-ended questions with model answers provided to the assessor (and the ability to add comments)
  • An 8-point practical observation checklist that allows the assessor to add comments and upload evidence such as image files, etc.

10. Risk Assessment Course

Similar to hazard reporting, risk assessment is a basic part of industrial safety. Though most workers are probably already familiar with the term, it’s still good practice to check their knowledge and refresh their memory every once in a while. You can use the Risk Assessment course to ensure that everyone is on the same page regarding when and how to assess risks.

What you get: A free, examination-ready Risk Assessment training course created by Cloud Assess and approved by subject matter experts. See more details below.

Risk Assessment Training Course Outline:

  • What exactly is a risk?
  • Why is risk assessment important?
  • When should you conduct a risk assessment?
  • What are the steps in conducting a risk assessment?

Risk Assessment Training Course Examination:

  • A quiz containing 3 multiple-choice questions (which are automatically checked after the learner submits an answer)
  • Quiz results showing the learner’s score percentage and the passing score percentage
  • A test containing 7 open-ended questions with model answers provided to the assessor (and the ability to add comments)
  • A 7-point practical observation checklist that allows the assessor to add comments and upload evidence such as image files, etc.



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