Authorised Person: High Voltage (Healthcare) Refresher (AP7)
Course for authorised persons high voltage who have a mandatory requirement to complete refresher training to remain eligible for continued appointment. Learners should have previously attended the Authorised Person: High Voltage (Healthcare) course.
5 day course
Benefits for the learner
- Continuous professional development, continued understanding and compliance with legislation.
- Better communication with colleagues. Coaching from highly experienced trainers and the opportunity to meet and interact with other AP's and AE's.
Benefits for the employer
- Continued compliance with legislation.
- An independent recommendation of suitability as an Authorised Person.
- Better documentation, communication and enforcement of safe working procedures.
What you’ll learn on this course
- Requirements of statutory regulation/legislation. HTM 06-03 Safety Rules and Procedures.
- HV switchgear and its operation and maintenance.
- Electrical distribution equipment and its operation and maintenance.
- Application of Electricity Safety Regulations to HV ring and radial distribution systems.
- Issue of Permits, Sanctions and limitations of access.
- Operating records and documentation.
What do I need to bring with Me?
- Learners should bring their AP's logbook for update.
- 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 should bring safety boots and safety glasses, and waterproof clothing for outdoor practical exercises.
How is the training delivered?
- Learners complete practical exercises that involve the management, application and control of documentation.
- 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.
- This course can be intense, it includes evening work, both the reading of course materials and completion of projects.
- 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.
February 2022 - Gary Hoy
I felt the switchgear in use is very old and not relevant to our site, we have fixed pattern VCB’s which there are none used here
February 2022 - Frankie Glennon
Al is brilliant
September 2021 - Stephen Knox
Brilliant! Al is a great teacher and enjoyed his teaching methods and the course overall.
October 2020 - Jamie Tripney
The small class number (4 :) )
August 2020 - Steven Blankley
Practical elements and fault finding exercises as AP.
January 2020 - Shane Adamson
Doing the practical exercises and networking with other NHS staff
January 2020 - Steve Parry
The Knowledge of the instructor was second to none
November 2019 - Robert John Frederick Prowting
The group was not too large. The overnight accommodation was very good. The lecturer was very approachable.
September 2019 - Stephen Kelly
lecturer was very knowledgeable
September 2019 - Brian McCay
The course tutor made the event fun and very interesting
September 2019 - Emmet Gibson
All topics covered were very good
September 2019 - Martin Sweeney
July 2019 - Jason Cummings
Lecturer kept it interesting and kept an eye on weariness and had breaks as appropriate.
March 2019 - Mark Dawson
more vanilla coffee and biscuits !
July 2018 - James Cashley
Very good course, enjoyed it. Temperature was an issue, although we did have fans and windows open it was still hot.