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Authorised Person: High Voltage (Industrial and Commercial) training course

Course code: AP15

Course overview

A 5 day training course for suitably experienced persons being considered for the duties of authorised person (high voltage electrical) or senior authorised person (high voltage electrical) with respect to HV distribution systems.

An online pre-course assessment is available, click here to assess your existing knowledge.

Authorised Person: High Voltage (Industrial and Commercial)

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Benefits of attending for the learner

  • Greater 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.
  • Types of HV switchgear and their operation and maintenance.
  • Types of HV sub-station equipment, its operation and maintenance.
  • Types of distribution systems and the equipment used.
  • Types of protective devices and their application.
  • Application of Electricity Safety Regulations to HV ring and radial distribution systems.
  • Issue of Permits to Work and Sanction for Test.
  • Methods of network operation.
  • Records and documentation.
  • Cable location and identification.
  • Testing/commissioning of electrical distribution equipment.

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • 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
AP15
Duration
5 day course
Price from
£1192.00 + certification

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Start dateStart dateEnd dateCentreExc. VATInc. VATPlaces left 
17/05/2021Mon 17 May 2021Fri 21 May 2021 Swindon £1192.00£1430.40 1
28/06/2021Mon 28 Jun 2021Fri 02 Jul 2021 Swindon £1192.00£1430.40 2
05/07/2021Mon 05 Jul 2021Fri 09 Jul 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 4
12/07/2021Mon 12 Jul 2021Fri 16 Jul 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 4
02/08/2021Mon 02 Aug 2021Fri 06 Aug 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 5+
09/08/2021Mon 09 Aug 2021Fri 13 Aug 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 5+
23/08/2021Mon 23 Aug 2021Fri 27 Aug 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 5
06/09/2021Mon 06 Sep 2021Fri 10 Sep 2021 Swindon £1192.00£1430.40 1
13/09/2021Mon 13 Sep 2021Fri 17 Sep 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 2
27/09/2021Mon 27 Sep 2021Fri 01 Oct 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 5
04/10/2021Mon 04 Oct 2021Fri 08 Oct 2021 Swindon £1192.00£1430.40 2
11/10/2021Mon 11 Oct 2021Fri 15 Oct 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 3
18/10/2021Mon 18 Oct 2021Fri 22 Oct 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 5
25/10/2021Mon 25 Oct 2021Fri 29 Oct 2021 Swindon £1192.00£1430.40 3
01/11/2021Mon 01 Nov 2021Fri 05 Nov 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 5+
08/11/2021Mon 08 Nov 2021Fri 12 Nov 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 5+
15/11/2021Mon 15 Nov 2021Fri 19 Nov 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 3
29/11/2021Mon 29 Nov 2021Fri 03 Dec 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 5+
06/12/2021Mon 06 Dec 2021Fri 10 Dec 2021 Swindon £1192.00£1430.40 5
13/12/2021Mon 13 Dec 2021Fri 17 Dec 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 5+

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