This course provides an overview of the concepts, processes and risk management of isolating, locking out and tagging out (LOTO) stored energy.   This applies to any workplace and industry where plant and equipment is present, from computers to complex plant and operations.

It is based on Australian legislative requirements and you can choose your state or territory to review `what the law says’.

The course provides an ideal precursor to understanding specific company Isolation and LOTO procedures for those entering into industry or as a prerequisite for mobilisation.

Course Content:

  • What is Isolation, LOTO
  • What is stored energy, common sources and identification
  • Simple, Complex, Effective and Positive Isolations
  • LOTO Processes/Steps (9 steps)
  • Isolation Equipment, Tags, Locks and Devices
  • Risk Management
  • Legislative requirements and responsibilities

Entry Requirements:

To successfully complete this course, you will need to have proficiency in reading and typing in English, as well as basic computer skills.

This course is fully online so you will need to have access to a computer, tablet or phone and have an email address to complete your registration.

System Requirements

  • Newest version of Google Chrome, Firefox, MS Edge, or Safari.
  • Google Chrome is recommended.
  • Browser must have JavaScript enabled (most do)
  • Speakers or headphones are required.
  • Internet connection with 2.5 Mbps+.
  • Check that your company firewall is not blocking the video content.


Upon completion, candidates will be awarded a certificate of completion in Isolations, Lock Out and Tag Out.


Target Audience

This course is suitable for anyone working in (or intending to work around) any plant, equipment or machinery in mining, oil and gas, manufacturing, transport, maintenance and any other industry where there’s a risk of exposure to stored energy sources.


Allow 1.5 hrs