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Authorised Person: Low Voltage Healthcare training course

Course code: AP5

Course overview

A 5 day training course for suitably experienced mechanical and electrical personnel who have been nominated for appointment as authorised person electrical with respect to LV distribution and installations, or supervising work on LV installations. Learners who attend this course should have a firm understanding of basic electrical principles and theory. The course is primarily for hospital engineers and technicians involved in the supervision of electrical services and the application of HTM 06-02 to these systems.

Authorised Person: Low Voltage Healthcare

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Benefits of attending for the learner

  • Understanding and compliance with legislation.
  • Better communication with colleagues.

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. Statutory Safety Regulations (EAWR 89). Safety Regulations and procedures under HTM 06-02.
  • Safe Systems of Work.
  • LV distribution switchgear and equipment.
  • Application of EAWR 89 to LV installations.
  • Completion and application of Safety Programmes.
  • Permit to Work. Issue of Certificate of Authorisation for Live Working.
  • Completion of Operating Log. Operating records and documentation.
  • Cable location and identification.
  • Electricity Standby Supplies.
  • Earthing Systems.

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
5 day course
Price from
£1192.00 + £21.00 certification

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N.B. Places = Places left

Start dateStart dateEnd dateLocationExc. VATInc. VATPlaces left 
31/01/2022Mon 31 Jan 2022Fri 04 Feb 2022 Falkirk £1192.00£1430.40 1
28/02/2022Mon 28 Feb 2022Fri 04 Mar 2022 Manchester £1192.00£1430.40 5+
16/05/2022Mon 16 May 2022Fri 20 May 2022 Swindon £1192.00£1430.40 5+
13/06/2022Mon 13 Jun 2022Fri 17 Jun 2022 Derby £1192.00£1430.40 5+
11/07/2022Mon 11 Jul 2022Fri 15 Jul 2022 Linlithgow £1192.00£1430.40 5+

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