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

Course code: AP15

N.B. This course is for in-Centre training - Click here for a Blended learning course

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?

  • 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 
28/03/2022Mon 28 Mar 2022Fri 01 Apr 2022 Swindon £1192.00£1430.40 1
04/04/2022Mon 04 Apr 2022Fri 08 Apr 2022 Swindon £1192.00£1430.40 2
25/04/2022Mon 25 Apr 2022Fri 29 Apr 2022 York £1192.00£1430.40 5+
09/05/2022Mon 09 May 2022Fri 13 May 2022 York £1192.00£1430.40 3
23/05/2022Mon 23 May 2022Fri 27 May 2022 Swindon £1192.00£1430.40 3
13/06/2022Mon 13 Jun 2022Fri 17 Jun 2022 York £1192.00£1430.40 5+
27/06/2022Mon 27 Jun 2022Fri 01 Jul 2022 Swindon £1192.00£1430.40 5+
11/07/2022Mon 11 Jul 2022Fri 15 Jul 2022 York £1192.00£1430.40 5+
25/07/2022Mon 25 Jul 2022Fri 29 Jul 2022 Swindon £1192.00£1430.40 5+
10/10/2022Mon 10 Oct 2022Fri 14 Oct 2022 Swindon £1192.00£1430.40 5+
17/10/2022Mon 17 Oct 2022Fri 21 Oct 2022 York £1192.00£1430.40 5+

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