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Authorised Person High Voltage - Operation and Safety (APHV1)

£1,325 + VAT
5 Days
York,   Slough and On-site.
Course Overview
This City & Guilds Accredited course will enable you to gain the knowledge required to carry out Authorised Person duties and responsibilities in order to achieve compliance with the requirements of the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 and implement mandatory standards or company safety rules.

Please note we have the ability to offer this course on-site at client premises and on a bespoke basis.
Who is This Course For?
This course is aimed at experienced engineering staff with responsibility for the control, operation or maintenance of installed high voltage systems and who may be appointed as Authorised Person (Electrical High Voltage). This course may also be used as an Authorised Person refresher course for the commercial sector. For those working to the HTM structure, you will require the Authorised Person High Voltage - HTM 06-03 course. For those working to JSP 375 Vol 3, you will require the Authorised Person High Voltage MOD Sectors course.
Day Morning Afternoon
  • Course Introduction
  • High Voltage Distribution System
  • High Voltage Switchgear
  • Electrical Safety Rules
  • Roles & Duties
  • HV Working
  • HV Working Scenario
  • HV Working Scenario (Cont)
  • Introduction to Protection
  • Practical Exercise(s)
  • Practical Exercise(s)
  • Exercise Question Review
  • Practical Exercise(s)
  • HV Safety Assessment Exercise(s)
  • Technical Assessment Exercise(s)
  • Introduction to high voltage distribution systems
  • High voltage switchgear types and operation
  • Substation equipment
  • Low voltage distribution systems
  • Requirements for safe operation of high voltage systems
  • Roles and duties of the Authorised Person
  • Safe working procedures, HSG 85 or company safety rules
  • Completion of safety documentation
  • Operation and isolation of high voltage systems
  • Introduction to protection systems
  • Maintenance procedures regarding high voltage assets
Prior to attending this course we recommend you have completed the following or their equivalent and possess:
Background knowledge or experience working within an electrical role.
Everything you require for this course is provided
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Course Training Team


Graham Taylor MIET

HV/LV Electrical Systems Training Manager

Graham is a HV/LV Electrical Systems Training Manager and has over 35 years experience in the electrical industry and a further 9 years teaching Safe Systems of Work courses. Read More...

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Customer Questions

Q: I attended this course 3+ years ago, do I need to take a refresher course?
A: We recommend that all Authorised Person courses are refreshed every 3 years to ensure you are up to date with the latest legislation and best practice.
Q: What is an Authorised Person?
A: An Authorised Person is defined as someone who has been formally authorised in writing to undertake a role.
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Upcoming Course Dates
Monday, 19th April 2021
End date: Friday, 23rd April 2021
Monday, 10th May 2021
End date: Friday, 14th May 2021
Monday, 7th June 2021
End date: Friday, 11th June 2021
Monday, 12th July 2021
End date: Friday, 16th July 2021
Monday, 12th July 2021
End date: Friday, 16th July 2021

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