HV/LV Switching Procedures and Assessment Course

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5 Day Course

To provide theoretical training and practical assessment in the use of HV and LV distribution equipment, including the implementation of safe systems of electrical work on high voltage plant and switchgear. The training will enable successful candidates to undertake Senior Authorised Electrical Persons assessments subsequent to their return to their respective work areas.

Target Audience

Engineering Personnel involved with power distribution networks and the use of site operated switchgear, in an onshore or offshore installation.


Classroom and power switching simulator network

Course Content

Safety regulations HSAWA 1974 & Electricity at Work Regulations SI1993

Electric shock effects

Electrical safety and testing

Switchgear types and operation

Generator operation and capability diagrams


Power systems management

Earthing arrangements & procedures

Operating principles of:

Distribution practical exercises: