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Authorised Person: High Voltage (Blended) training course

Course code: AP15b

N.B. This is a Blended learning course - Click here for in-Centre training

Course overview

A blended-learning 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.

This course consists of an online learning section that can be completed over a two-month period by learners at their own pace, followed by 3 days in centre to complete practical work and final assessments.

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Authorised Person: High Voltage (Blended)

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Benefits of attending for the learner

  • Greater understanding and compliance with legislation.
  • Better communication with colleagues.
  • Flexible learning approach at your own pace
  • Ability to relate to company's safety rules whilst learning
  • 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.
  • Employees spend less time off-site.

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.

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • This course incorporates assessment and certification under the City and Guilds Accredited Scheme.
  • 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?

  • Learners will complete online modules and ongoing assessments
  • Upon completion of online modules, learners complete practical exercises that involve the management, application and control of documentation in centre.
  • Learners 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.

What do I need to bring with me?

  • Learners 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.
  • Learners must bring safety boots and safety glasses, and waterproof clothing for outdoor practical exercises.

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