Authorised Person: High Voltage (Healthcare) (AP6)
Course for suitably experienced mechanical and electrical personnel who have been nominated for appointment as authorised persons high voltage with respect to high voltage distribution systems. A firm understanding of basic electrical principles and theory is beneficial but not essential.
10 day course
Benefits for the learner
- 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
- 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 operation and maintenance.
- HV sub-station equipment and operation and maintenance.
- HV ring and radial system operation.
- Issue of permits, sanctions and limitations of access.
- Operating records and documentation.
- Types of protection.
- Types and applications of HV protective devices.
- Electricity standby supplies.
- Cable location and identification.
- Testing/commissioning of HV electrical distribution equipment.
- Grading of protection.
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 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.
May 2022 - Martin Tolan
Al Katib is a great teacher with excellent experience
February 2020 - John Paul
Very knowledgeable and experienced lecturer helped everyone feel a bit more comfortable with a subject most had little experience of.
November 2018 - Roy Hemstock
The course was all good my only criticism was the accommodation at hawkhills, But that information has been relayed to my employer, but happily would attend at the venue
June 2018 - Lee May
Brian and Stewart were both excellent in their support throughout this course in the delivery of information and support to understanding technical matters. Brian made the course welcoming and achievable with his teaching methods. The facilities were very helpful with the course class sessions so that you can experience things in a practical sense. Thank you I thoroughly enjoyed this course.
March 2018 - Richard Wise
I was resident on the course, staying at Hawkhills. Whilst the accommodation was OK I did feel the dining arrangements a little archaic from a choice and timing perspective. The course content, lecturer knowledge, and range of on-site facilities were excellent.
November 2017 - Claire Jane Wilson
Noisy light in the substation needs repairing, I could not hear the trainer.