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Competent Person: Low Voltage (Blended) training course

Course code: CP3(V)

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

Course overview

A 2 day training course for an introduction to the requirements for safe working procedures required by the Electricity at Work Regulations and HSG85 Safe Working Practices. The first day of this course is delivered via a virtual classroom. The second day is delivered in person and includes practical work and assessments.

Competent Person: Low Voltage (Blended)

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Benefits of attending for the learner

  • Achieving a recognised certificate for a safe system of work in an electrical discipline with compliance to HSG85 Safe Working Practices.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • The course will also be useful to Works Managers and Supervisors as an introduction to electrical safety and the law.
  • Provision of suitable training as laid down by the Electricity at Work Act, with emphasis on HSG85 Safe Working Practices.
  • Certification and documentary evidence of electrical competency to be held with Human Resources.

What you will learn

  • Dangers of Electricity.
  • Effects of current on the body.
  • Methods of protection from electric shock.
  • Electricity at Work Regulations.
  • Roles and Duties of personnel in accordance with "The Company" Safety Rules.
  • Requirements of GS38 test equipment.
  • Safe Isolation & Testing for Dead on electrical installations as per HSG85.
  • Working on equipment made dead.
  • Working on live equipment.
  • Receipt of safety documents.
  • An introduction to "The Company" Electrical Safety Rules.

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • Learners will receive a certificate of attendance from Develop Training Limited.

How is this training delivered?

  • The theoretical aspects of the course is delivered over day 1 via a virtual classroom (Microsoft Teams or Zoom), with day 2 covering hands on practical safe isolation in one of our accredited training centres.
  • Learners assessed, both in written and practical exercises.

What do I need to bring with me?

  • The learners do not need to bring anything with them except for appropriate PPE as issued by their Companies for use within their work environment.

Course dates

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