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Authorised Person: High Voltage (Healthcare) training course

Course code: AP6

Course overview

A 10 day training 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.

Authorised Person: High Voltage (Healthcare)

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Benefits of attending 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 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.

What you will learn

  • 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 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 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.

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.

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Course dates

Course code
10 day course
Price from
£2230.00 + £21.00 certification

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Start dateStart dateEnd dateLocationExc. VATInc. VATPlaces left 
07/03/2022Mon 07 Mar 2022Fri 18 Mar 2022 York £2230.00£2676.00 5+

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