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Introduction to UKCA Marking


Course description

As a result of the UK leaving the EU, a new product mark has been established for the Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) market which has replaced the EU requirements for CE Marking. The requirement for UKCA marking (UK Conformity Assessed marking) came into effect on 1st January 2021 and will be required for products being placed on the market in Great Britain (GB), consequently both UK and global businesses need to be aware of the new requirements.
This e-learning course will provide a comprehensive understanding of the core requirements relating to the new UKCA mark for the GB market as well as the new requirements that may need to be considered for the Northern Ireland (NI) market. This will include practical skills to enable you to implement and manage these new requirements that are a prerequisite for UKCA marking to be achieved.

This e-learning course is specially designed for your convenience of self-paced learning at a flexible time and pace.

Who will benefit?

This e-learning course is specially designed for professionals and managers who wish to gain knowledge and an understanding of the new UKCA mark requirements.


  • Product areas covered by the UKCA marking
    • Toy safety
    • Recreational craft and personal watercraft
    • Simple pressure vessels
    • Electromagnetic compatibility
    • Non-automatic weighing instruments
    • Measuring instruments
    • Lifts
    • ATEX
    • Radio equipment
    • Pressure equipment
    • Personal protective equipment
    • Gas appliances
    • Machinery
    • Equipment for use outdoors
    • Ecodesign
    • Aerosols
    • Low voltage electrical equipment
    • Restriction of hazardous substances
  • Product areas not covered by the e-learning course
    • Medical
    • Rail Interoperability
    • Construction Products
    • Civil Explosives
    • Eco-design and energy related products
    • Cosmetics
    • Tobacco Products
    • Fertilisers
    • Marine


Learning Objectives

You will leave this e-learning course with the following key benefits:

  • Understand what UKCA marking is
  • Understand the new requirements for the new UKCA mark
  • Being able to explain UKCA marking to others
  • Understand how to demonstrate compliance for UKCA marking
  • Apply your new UKCA knowledge to your own business
  • Understand the specific Northern Ireland (NI) Requirements

Course Agenda

There are five modules to this e-learning course, each containing various sub-modules:

  • UKCA marking and your Legal Obligations
  • Enforcement & Authorities
  • UKCA marking explained (the placement of the UKCA mark)
  • Technical Files & UK Declaration of Conformity
  • UKNI marking


The e-learning course employs a variety of training tools such-as content-embedded assessment, and other interactive exercises to enhance the learning experience. Easily accessible via your preferred choice of device, the course allows you to log in and learn whenever, wherever.

The cumulative duration of the programme is 90 minutes, after which you will be required to pass a final assessment to receive your internationally recognised e-certificate.


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