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Authorised Person: High Voltage 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. Course incorporates assessment under the Frontline Skills Framework certificated by City and Guilds.

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Authorised Person: High Voltage

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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.
  • This course also incorporates assessment and certification under the City and Guilds Frontline Skills Framework Utilities 5831 scheme unit 903 Authorised Person High Voltage. This is awarded to learners who demonstrate a higher level of competence in the course assessments.

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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04/01/2021Mon 04 Jan 2021Fri 08 Jan 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 5+
11/01/2021Mon 11 Jan 2021Fri 15 Jan 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 5+
18/01/2021Mon 18 Jan 2021Fri 22 Jan 2021 Swindon £1192.00£1430.40 3
25/01/2021Mon 25 Jan 2021Fri 29 Jan 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 5+
01/02/2021Mon 01 Feb 2021Fri 05 Feb 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 5+
08/02/2021Mon 08 Feb 2021Fri 12 Feb 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 5+
15/02/2021Mon 15 Feb 2021Fri 19 Feb 2021 Swindon £1192.00£1430.40 5+
22/02/2021Mon 22 Feb 2021Fri 26 Feb 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 5+
08/03/2021Mon 08 Mar 2021Fri 12 Mar 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 5+
15/03/2021Mon 15 Mar 2021Fri 19 Mar 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 5+
22/03/2021Mon 22 Mar 2021Fri 26 Mar 2021 Swindon £1192.00£1430.40 5+
12/04/2021Mon 12 Apr 2021Fri 16 Apr 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 5+
19/04/2021Mon 19 Apr 2021Fri 23 Apr 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 5+
26/04/2021Mon 26 Apr 2021Fri 30 Apr 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 5+
10/05/2021Mon 10 May 2021Fri 14 May 2021 Swindon £1192.00£1430.40 5+
17/05/2021Mon 17 May 2021Fri 21 May 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 5+
07/06/2021Mon 07 Jun 2021Fri 11 Jun 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 5+
14/06/2021Mon 14 Jun 2021Fri 18 Jun 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 5+
28/06/2021Mon 28 Jun 2021Fri 02 Jul 2021 Swindon £1192.00£1430.40 5+
05/07/2021Mon 05 Jul 2021Fri 09 Jul 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 5+
12/07/2021Mon 12 Jul 2021Fri 16 Jul 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 5+
19/07/2021Mon 19 Jul 2021Fri 23 Jul 2021 Swindon £1192.00£1430.40 5+
26/07/2021Mon 26 Jul 2021Fri 30 Jul 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 5+
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 5+
13/09/2021Mon 13 Sep 2021Fri 17 Sep 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 5+
20/09/2021Mon 20 Sep 2021Fri 24 Sep 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 5+
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 5+
11/10/2021Mon 11 Oct 2021Fri 15 Oct 2021 York £1192.00£1430.40 5+
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 5+
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 5+
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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