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Authorised Person: LV/HV MOD (AP1) Training Course

A ten day training course covering the essential requirements of safe working procedures on High Voltage and Low Voltage electrical equipment and systems, as required by the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, and DIO Safety Rules and Procedures JSP 375 volume 3 chapter 3.

Is this the right course for you?

  • This course is for suitably experienced M&E personnel who have been nominated for appointment as Authorised Persons (Electrical) with respect to High Voltage and Low Voltage distribution systems.
  • Delegates attending this course, who are to be appointed under MOD Safety Rules, should be in possession of a completed and countersigned log book at the beginning of the course.

Anticipated benefits of attending (for the delegate)

  • Understanding and compliance with legislation.
  • Better communication with colleagues.

Anticipated 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.
  • Mandatory Safety Regulations and procedures (JSP 375 Vol. 3).
  • HV Switchgear operation and maintenance. HV sub-station equipment and operation and maintenance.
  • HV ring and radial network operation.
  • Application of Electricity Safety Regulations to HV distribution systems.
  • LV distribution switchgear and equipment.
  • Application of Electricity Safety Regulations to HV distribution systems.
  • Issue of permit to Work.
  • Issue of Sanction to Test.
  • Operating records and documentation.
  • Testing/commissioning of HV electrical distribution equipment.

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.

How is this course 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.

Do you need to bring anything with you?

  • 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.

Course dates

Course Code
10 day training course
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02/03/201513/03/2015Burn Hall, York£1963.00£2355.60 Book Online
20/04/201501/05/2015Swindon£1963.00£2355.60 Book Online
11/05/201522/05/2015Burn Hall, York£1963.00£2355.60 Book Online
22/06/201503/07/2015Burn Hall, York£1963.00£2355.60 Book Online
13/07/201524/07/2015Burn Hall, York£1963.00£2355.60 Book Online
27/07/201507/08/2015Swindon£1963.00£2355.60 Book Online
10/08/201521/08/2015Burn Hall, York£1963.00£2355.60 Book Online
21/09/201502/10/2015Burn Hall, York£1963.00£2355.60 Book Online
19/10/201530/10/2015Burn Hall, York£1963.00£2355.60 Book Online
09/11/201520/11/2015Burn Hall, York£1963.00£2355.60 Book Online
16/11/201527/11/2015Burn Hall, York£1963.00£2355.60 Book Online
07/12/201518/12/2015Burn Hall, York£1963.00£2355.60 Book Online