Senior Authorised Person Training - Safe Switching Operation of HV Power Systems (SAP)

Train to be a senior authorised person responsible for performing switching operations and issuing safety documents.

Course Duration: 5 Days

Location: Stockton-On-Tees High Voltage Training Centre

Assessment: Written Examination + Practical Examination

Certificate Gained:  PASS Certificate of Competency (Certificate of Attendance gained for those who do not pass the tests or decide not to take the tests)

Entry Requirements: Previous electrical/mechanical personnel essential – see below for further details

Included: Course entry and examination costs, lunch and refreshments (tea, coffee and juice)

Reading Requirements: There are no peripheral reading requirements for this course

Book your place on our Senior Authorised Person Safe Switching training course today by filling in our online booking form to the right, or by calling the team directly.

About the Senior Authorised Person Safe Switching Operation of HV Power Systems Course

This training course is made for electrical and mechanical personnel with a general understanding of high voltage power networks, who will ultimately be responsible for operating as a senior authorised person tasked with switching and issuance of safety documents (e.g. high voltage electrical permits to work).

This course aims to improve your understanding of high voltage power systems including statutory regulations and safe operation. It also enables you to perform HV switching operations and prepares you for HV authorisation with your companies’ safety rules and regulations.

During the course, you’ll learn all of the following subjects:

  • Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
  • Electrical Hazards and Precautions
  • Arrangement of High Voltage Systems
  • Operational and Safety Features of Switchgear
  • High Voltage Safety Rules
  • Issue and Control of Safety Documentation
  • Safety Lockout Procedures (Key Safes/Multihasps)
  • The Role of Protection Relays
  • Emergency Conditions
  • Practical Exercises (3 exercises – switching, safety documents and switching programmes)
  • Fault Incidents
  • Case Studies
  • Course Review

Course Entry Requirements

You should have a strong general understanding of high voltage power networks and be responsible – or are going to be responsible – as a senior figure for performing switching or for issuing safety documents relating to work in HV substations, switchrooms and other high voltage areas.

Anyone attending training must also have a good level of both spoken and written English.

Where is the Course?

This course takes place in Stockton-on-Tees in North East England at our high voltage training centre.

The address is as follows:

PASS – Stockton Centre
1 Alberto Street
Stockton-On-Tees
TS18 2BQ

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