An employee working at a temporary hot work site must have a hot work license issued by the Emergency Services Central Organisation in Finland (SPEK). Hot work license is valid in the Nordic countries, and, accordingly, a hot work license issued in one of the Nordic countries is accepted in Finland. Hot work license is valid for five (5) years.

Hot work includes work that is particularly dangerous and regulated by many laws, regulations, and directives. Hot work includes e.g. spark-inducing gas welding and arc welding, oxy-fuel cutting and arc cutting, abrasive cutting, and metal grinding. Hot work also includes work that requires the use of a gas burner, heat gun, or other tools that produce open flame or strong thermal radiation. During Hot Work training course, you will learn how to prevent accidents during hot work. After Hot Work training course, you are familiar with essential instructional legislation and guidance as well as responsibilities of all parties. You will also understand the meaning of preplanning hot work and hot work license, and you are able to work safely.

Target Group

This training course is intended for employees working at temporary hot work sites. After passing Hot Work training course and exam, you will receive a hot work license which is valid for five (5) years. Your hot work license is sent to you within a few weeks from passing the training course. After receiving the license, you can also upload it to your mobile phone via Korttitieto service provided by SPEK and TTK (the Centre for Occupational Safety). If you have the physical version of the occupational safety card, you can upload a mobile version via the service.

Content

  • Hot Work Safety
  • Responsibilities and Obligations
  • The Risks of Hot Work in Different Working Environments
  • Precautions in Different Working Environments and Protection Practice
  • What to Do in Case of an Accident
  • First-aid Extinguishing Practice
  • Exam, Q&A, Ending the Training Course

After passing Hot Work training course and exam, you will receive a hot work license which is valid for five (5) years. Your hot work license is sent to you within a few weeks from passing the training course. After receiving the card, you can upload it to your mobile phone via Korttitieto service provided by SPEK and TTK. If you have a physical version of the license, you can upload the mobile version in the service.

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