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HV Workshop - Practical Introduction to the Safe Isolation of High Voltage Equipment training course

Course code: ME31  |  View the training area

Course overview

A 3 day workshop to provide candidates, who have minimal/no previous high voltage switching use, experience in the safe isolation of HV electrical equipment. This course mainly focuses on the preparation of switching schedule and HV electrical permit/sanction for test, it is also useful for those who are already Authorised Persons but seldom carry out HV switching operations. The course may be undertaken as a pre-cursor to any of our full HV Authorised Person courses such as AP15 and AP24 Commercial, AP1 and AP3 MOD, AP6 and AP7 NHS.

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Benefits of attending for the learner

  • An excellent starting point for those with no previous experience for working on HV switchgear.
  • This course is suitable for electrical and non-electrical personnel who need to have more hands-on training on the safe operation of High Voltage switchgear and on the operation of Safe Systems of Work in a controlled environment including preparation of safety documents prior to attending the full Authorised Person courses.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • To enable staff with little or no previous HV experience to familiarise themselves with HV switchgear and to acquire practical training on the preparation of switching schedules and issuing of safety documents prior to attending the full Authorised Person Commercial/MOD/NHS course.
  • Also recommended for those who require resitting the Distribution exam for C&G 5831 award.

What you will learn

  • Types of HV switchgear and their operation.
  • Types of distribution systems and the equipment used.
  • Develop Training HV Safety Rules.
  • Circuit Main Earth Application Procedures.
  • Preparation and Switching Schedules.
  • Issuing and Receipt of safety documentation.
  • HV operational procedures on ring and radial distribution systems.
  • Practical Exercise: HV operational procedures for safe isolation of Single End Drive Motors.
  • Practical Exercises: HV operational procedures for the safe isolation of radial feeder/power transformers.
  • Practical Exercises: Functional switching to locate fault in HV ring distribution systems.
  • Practical Exercises: HV operational procedures for the safe isolation of ring distribution systems.

How is this training delivered?

  • Power Point Presentation / Group Discussion.
  • Practical / Workshop Activities & Demonstrations.
  • Operational Site Excursions / Tours.
  • Toolbox Talk / Briefing / Overview.
  • Continual assessment and feedback of documents produced.

Course dates

Course code
3 day course
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Start DateStart DateEnd DateLocationExc. VATInc. VATPlaces left 
19/03/2019Tue 19 Mar 2019Thu 21 Mar 2019 Swindon £885.00£1062.00 5+

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