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AP/SAP High Voltage - MOD Sectors (APHV3)

£1,325 + VAT
5 Days
York,   Slough and On-site.
Course Overview
This City & Guilds accredited course will enable you to gain the additional knowledge required to carry out Authorised Person/Senior Authorised Person duties and responsibilities in order to achieve compliance with the requirements of the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 and implement mandatory standards, JSP 375 Vol 3.

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 Senior / Authorised Person (Electrical High Voltage). It is also suitable as the 2nd week of the 2-week beginner course, following the High Voltage Operation and Safety course.
Start Date End Date Location Price (Ex. Vat)
Mon, 24th May 2021 Fri, 28th May 2021 Slough £1325
Mon, 21st June 2021 Fri, 25th June 2021 York £1325
Mon, 19th July 2021 Fri, 23rd July 2021 Slough £1325
Mon, 16th August 2021 Fri, 20th August 2021 York £1325
Mon, 20th September 2021 Fri, 24th September 2021 Slough £1325
Mon, 11th October 2021 Fri, 15th October 2021 Slough £1325
Mon, 29th November 2021 Fri, 3rd December 2021 Slough £1325
Mon, 13th December 2021 Fri, 17th December 2021 York £1325

Day Morning Afternoon
One
  • Introduction
  • High Voltage Distribution Systems
  • High Voltage Switchgear
Two
  • Electrical Safety Rules
  • Roles & Duties
  • High Voltage Working
  • Safety Documentation Exercise(s)
Three
  • Safety Documentation Exercise(s)
  • High Voltage Protection Systems
  • Practical & Documentation Exercise(s)
Four
  • Practical & Documentation Exercise(s)
  • Review of Evening Exercise(s)
  • Practical & Documentation Exercise(s)
Five
  • Documentation Assessment(s)
  • Technical Assessment(s)
  • Requirements for safe operation of high voltage systems
  • High voltage distribution switchgear and equipment
  • High and Low voltage distribution systems
  • High voltage working and operation
  • Safe isolation around standby power supplies and equipment
  • Roles and duties of the Authorised Person/Senior Authorised Person
  • Practical implementation of Safe Systems to establish safety rules
  • Completion of safety documents through practical exercises
  • High Voltage protection
  • Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 and the published guidance available
Prior to attending this course we recommend you have completed the following or their equivalent and possess:
Authorised Person High Voltage - Operation and Safety
Experience in the role of an Authorised Person.
Everything you require for this course is provided
On successful completion, we recommend the following training courses to continue your learning path:
High Voltage Technical Authorising Engineer
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Course Training Team

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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. Graham specialises in Electrical High and Low Voltage training courses and has extensive experience which including working in the following areas: Maintenance engineer, Maintenance Management, Project Management as well as Electrical duty holder positions. Graham has worked within a wide range of different electrical roles in various different industries including the automotive, food and print sectors, where his responsibilities included electrical installations and repairs as well as managing large engineering projects. He has also carried out Electrical Authorised Person roles in both high and low voltage disciplines.

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Kevin Burbidge

Electrical Installations Training Manager

Kevin is a senior electrical training consultant with over 30 years experience in the electrical industry. He specialises in electrical high and low voltage training courses including electrical installation testing and authorised person training for the commercial, healthcare and defence sectors. Kevin has worked as an electrical/mechanical engineer for various organisations and was an engineering project manager for 6 years specialising in research and development projects for Royal Mail. Kevin has also carried out electrical authorised person roles in both high voltage and low voltage disciplines.

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Stephen Harnden MIET

Senior High/Low Voltage Training Consultant

Stephen joins PPL on the back of a tremendous career which spans over 40 years' within the Electrical industry and the MOD sector. Now a highly skilled and qualified professional, Stephen began his career as an apprentice Maintenance and Installation Electrician for RAF Wittering. Over a 15 year period, Stephen enjoyed getting to grips with various roles including; Maintenance Electrician and Engineering Plant Operator. Following this, Stephen fulfilled duties for the Foreign & Commonwealth Office on short term tours to Dakar (Senegal), Banjul (The Gambia) & Monrovia (Liberia) as a Technical Works Supervisor carrying out installation & refurbishment works to the Embassies, High Commissions & Staff Residence. Stephen then took up roles in Cyprus for around 4 years working for the Ministry of Defence, RAF Akrotiri as a Mechanical and Electrical Foreman and later as an Industrial Technician for the Ministry of Defence RAF Troodos & RAF Olympus. Positions which involved supervising mechanical and electrical tradesmen and covering various aspects associated with the maintenance of an operational flying station. The latter position involved looking after all aspects of building maintenance, heating & air-conditioning, catering facilities and Legionella control. Stephen has worked in many roles overseas, including Dublin (Ireland), Accra (Ghana), Islamabad (Pakistan) in similar M&E Technical Supervisor roles. More recently Stephen has held further positions within the Aerospace and Defence sector as a Site Manager coordinating Authorised Person High and Low Voltage, AGL, HV/LV Hazardous Areas and Boilers and Pressure Systems and as an Electrical Services Specialist (SAP HV/LV). He also has very recent experience as a High Voltage training lecturer.

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Ian Bryant

Senior Electrical Training Consultant

Ian is a Senior Electrical Training Consultant with over 20 years experience served at RAF Fylingdales. During this time he was an Authorised Person with duties in Mechanical and Electrical disciplines. Ian has also held positions within the commercial and industrial sectors as an Engineer, Project Manager and Lead Engineer.

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Steve Danby

Senior Electrical Training Consultant

Steve is a Senior Electrical Training Consultant with over 26 years experience in the electrical industry and over 14 years electrical teaching and training experience. Steve joined PPL Training in early 2014 and specialises in Electrical High and Low Voltage training courses, including electrical installations and Authorised Person for the Commercial, Healthcare and Defence sectors. Steve has worked within a wide range of different electrical roles since completing an Apprenticeship in Electrical Engineering in1990 with North Eastern Electricty Board (NEEB), more commonly known today as Northern Powergrid. His career at NEDL included working as a Craftsman on High Voltage overhead powerlines for 6 years, as well as taking up a role as a Rapid Response Faults Engineer for 4 years.

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Allan Johns

Senior Electrical Training Consultant

Allan has been in the electrical world in various industries for around 40 years since starting as an apprentice in construction installation. He has worked within the Commercial Diving, Facilities Management, Commercial and Leisure Marine as well as the Film industry mainly based within the electrical sectors of these but also covering the safety side of these areas.

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Don Maccallaugh

Associate Training Consultant

Don is a qualified Electrical, and Company Authorising Engineer with over 36 years' experience of the MoD and the private service sector. As a Chartered member of IOSH, Don has held several senior roles, which include UK Director of Compliance for a leading UK facilities management company. Don has extensive experience of HSE management systems, and mechanical and electrical safe systems management. He was previously the Technical Services Director responsible for all building services disciplines for a major facilities management organisation. Whilst employed as a MoD Training Manager Don managed the development of the Defence Estates BTEC safe system management qualification. Don has not only delivered training but also provided H&S consultancy extensively within the UK and overseas, including India, Gibraltar, Cyprus and Belize.

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Steve Lewis

Senior Electrical HV/LV Training Consultant

Steve is a Senior Electrical training consultant and has over 40 years' experience in various industries across the UK. He also has over twelve years in the electrical industry, latterly in data centre and energy from waste power station environments. Steve completed a five year broad based mechanical and electrical apprenticeship with an electrical instrument manufacturer and a followed this up with three years within the race car industry. He also has a further 22 years in the FMCG industry as a factory wide, multi-skilled engineer which led to roles as an SAP HV and AP HV in an EfW power station and most recently the data centre world.


Customer Questions

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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