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Authorised Person: HV Commercial Training Course

Course Code: AP15  |  View training area

A 5 day training course for suitably experienced persons being considered for the duties of authorised person (high voltage electrical) or senior authorised person (high voltage electrical) with respect to HV distribution systems. Course incorporates assessment under the Frontline Skills Framework certificated by City and Guilds.

Please see below for our full training overview for High Voltage (HV) Authorised Person Commercial.

Note: An online pre-course assessment of over 80 questions is available, to help assess your existing knowledge, call us on 0800 876 6708 to access the assessment.

Benefits of attending for the delegate

  • Greater understanding and compliance with legislation.
  • Better communication with colleagues.
  • Coaching from highly experienced trainers and the opportunity to meet and interact with other AP's and AE's.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • Compliance with legislation.
  • An independent recommendation of suitability as an Authorised Person.
  • Better documentation, communication and enforcement of safe working procedures.

What you will learn

  • Requirements of statutory regulation/legislation.
  • Types of HV switchgear and their operation and maintenance.
  • Types of HV sub-station equipment, its operation and maintenance.
  • Types of distribution systems and the equipment used.
  • Types of protective devices and their application.
  • Application of Electricity Safety Regulations to HV ring and radial distribution systems.
  • Issue of Permits to Work and Sanction for Test.
  • Methods of network operation.
  • Records and documentation.
  • Cable location and identification.
  • Testing/commissioning of electrical distribution equipment.
  • First Aid.

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • The output from this course is a recommendation to support an Authorising Engineer's decision when considering the appointment of Authorised Person's.
  • This course also incorporates assessment and certification under the City and Guilds Frontline Skills Framework Utilities 5831 scheme unit 903 Authorised Person High Voltage. This is awarded to delegates who demonstrate a higher level of competence in the course assessments.

How is this training delivered?

  • Delegates complete practical exercises that involve the management, application and control of documentation.
  • Delegates are continually assessed, both in written and practical exercises, and there are opportunities to work with a wide range of equipment that will support their knowledge in the field.
  • This course can be intense, it includes evening work, both the reading of course materials and completion of projects.

What do I need to bring with me?

  • Delegates can bring with them any materials used by their own employer, copies of risk assessments or management systems so that they can see how their materials fit in to the context of the training.
  • Delegates should bring safety boots and safety glasses, and waterproof clothing for outdoor practical exercises.

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Course Dates

Course Code
5 day training course
Price from
£1192.00 + certification

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