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Competent Person: Low Voltage training course

Course code: CP3

Course overview

A 2 day training course for an introduction to the requirements for safe working procedures required by the Electricity at Work Regulations and HSG85 Safe Working Practices.

Competent Person: Low Voltage

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Benefits of attending for the learner

  • Achieving a recognised City & Guilds Certificate for a safe system of work in an electrical discipline with compliance to HSG85 Safe Working Practices.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • The course will also be useful to Works Managers and Supervisors as an introduction to electrical safety and the law.
  • Provision of suitable training as laid down by the Electricity at Work Act, with emphasis on HSG85 Safe Working Practices.
  • Certification and documentary evidence of electrical competency to be held with Human Resources.

What you will learn

  • Dangers of Electricity.
  • Effects of current on the body.
  • Methods of protection from electric shock.
  • Electricity at Work Regulations.
  • Roles and Duties of personnel in accordance with "The Company" Safety Rules.
  • Requirements of GS38 test equipment.
  • Safe Isolation & Testing for Dead on electrical installations as per HSG85.
  • Working on equipment made dead.
  • Working on live equipment.
  • Receipt of safety documents.
  • An introduction to "The Company" Electrical Safety Rules.

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • Learners will receive a certificate of attendance from Develop Training Limited.
  • This course incorporates assessment and certification under the City and Guilds Frontline Skills Framework Utilities 5831 scheme unit 890 Competent Persons.

How is this training delivered?

  • The course is delivered in the classroom with a practical demonstration and hands on practical on a Safe Isolation.
  • Learners assessed, both in written and practical exercises.

What do I need to bring with me?

  • The learners do not need to bring anything with them except for appropriate PPE as issued by their Companies for use within their work environment.

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Course dates

Course code
2 day course
Price from
£433.00 + certification

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Start dateStart dateEnd dateCentreExc. VATInc. VATPlaces left 
31/03/2021Wed 31 Mar 2021Thu 01 Apr 2021 Swindon £433.00£519.60 5+
16/08/2021Mon 16 Aug 2021Tue 17 Aug 2021 York £433.00£519.60 5+

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