Authorised Person: High Voltage (Industrial & Commercial)

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Course for suitably experienced persons being considered for the duties of Authorised Person (High Voltage Electrical) or Senior Authorised Person (High Voltage Electrical) with respect to HV Distribution Systems.

Benefits for the learner:

  • Greater understanding and compliance with legislation.
  • Better communication with colleagues.
  • Coaching from highly experienced trainers and the opportunity to meet and interact with other AP’s and AE’s.

Benefits for the employer:

  • Compliance with legislation
  • An independent recommendation of suitability as an Authorised Person.
  • Better documentation, communication, and enforcement of safe working procedures
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  • Requirements of statutory regulation/legislation.
  • Types of HV switchgear and their operation and maintenance.
  • Types of HV substation equipment, its operation and maintenance.
  • Types of distribution systems and the equipment used.
  • Types of protective devices and their application.
  • Application of Electricity Safety Regulations to HV ring and radial distribution systems.
  • Issue of Permits to Work and Sanction for Test.
  • Methods of network operation.
  • Records and documentation.
  • Cable location and identification.
  • Testing/commissioning of electrical distribution equipment.

5 days

  • This course incorporates assessment and certification under the City and Guilds Accredited scheme.
  • This output from this course is a recommendation to support an Authorising Engineer’s decision when considering the appointment of Authorised Person’s.
  • Light lunch / refreshments.

Horizon Engineering Solutions can assist with hotel accommodation and travel.

Our payment terms are seven days prior to course commencement date.

This quotation is subject to the “Conditions of Sale”.


October 2023.

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