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Standby Systems (STBS)

£995 + VAT
3 Days
York,   Slough and On-site.
Course Overview
This City & Guilds Assured course covers the key elements involved with the choice, use, and maintenance of Standby systems. The course provides an increased understanding of the Standby system types and topologies. The Safe Systems element incorporates a tried and tested methodology with references to the JSP Safe Systems of Work, which can be adapted to the learner's own application.
Who is This Course For?
This course is aimed at the Authorised Person, engineer and technician seeking an overview of Standby systems. The course includes technical detail from manufacturers and OEMs and safe procedures referenced from HSE and other best practice libraries (including JSP)
Start Date End Date Location Price (Ex. Vat)
Tue, 6th August 2024 Thu, 8th August 2024 York £ 995
Tue, 8th October 2024 Thu, 10th October 2024 Slough £ 995
Tue, 12th November 2024 Thu, 14th November 2024 York £ 995
Tue, 4th February 2025 Thu, 6th February 2025 York £ 995
Mon, 14th April 2025 Wed, 16th April 2025 York £ 995
Tue, 13th May 2025 Thu, 15th May 2025 Slough £ 995
Mon, 2nd June 2025 Wed, 4th June 2025 York £ 995

Day Morning Afternoon
  • Course Introduction
  • Uses and Types
  • Regulations and Guidelines
  • Generators, UPS, Fuel and Batteries
  • Generators (Operation)
  • Generator Practical Identity
  • Rotary and DRUPS
  • UPS
  • Protection and Earthing
  • Technical Information
  • Paralleling Syncing
  • Rectifiers and Inverters
  • Safe Isolation
  • Practical Isolation Exercise
  • Maintenance Practices with Fuel Storage
  • Specific Industry Requirements and Guidelines
  • Course Summary
  • Technical Assessment
  • Generators
  • UPS
  • Topologies
  • Safe working practices
  • Isolation
  • Regulations
  • Compliances
  • Roles of personnel
  • Background and evolution of Standby systems
  • Maintenance
Prior to attending this course we recommend you have the following:
Everything you require for this course is provided
Course Training Team


Ian Bryant

Senior HV/LV 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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