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Authorised Person: LV/HV MOD training course

Course code: AP1  |  View training area

A 10 day training course for suitably experienced mechanical and electrical 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.

Please see below for our full training overview for the MOD Authorised Person High and Low Voltage course.

Benefits of attending for the delegate

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

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 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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05/02/2018Mon 05 Feb 2018Fri 16 Feb 2018 York £2050.00£2460.00 Add to my basket
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04/06/2018Mon 04 Jun 2018Fri 15 Jun 2018 York £2050.00£2460.00 Add to my basket
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08/10/2018Mon 08 Oct 2018Fri 19 Oct 2018 Swindon £2050.00£2460.00 Add to my basket
03/12/2018Mon 03 Dec 2018Fri 14 Dec 2018 York £2050.00£2460.00 Add to my basket