Authorising Engineer

Gain the skills to assess the competency of personnel who work on High Voltage systems and issue them with suitable authority.

Course Duration: 2 Days

Location: Stockton-On-Tees High Voltage Training Centre

Assessment: Written examination.

Certificate Gained: You will receive a Certificate of Competence following successful completion of this course. Candidates who fail or do not wish to undertake the competency assessment will receive a PASS attendance Certificate.

Entry Requirements: Candidates wishing to attend this course should already be at a senior authorised level and have substantial experience in this role.

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

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

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About the Course

This course covers the duties, training, familiarisation, assessment, endorsement and safety auditing of High Voltage personnel. It enables candidates to acquire the skills to assess/audit the competency of personnel who need to work on their High Voltage systems and issue them with suitable authority.

Authorising Engineers are responsible for auditing and authorisation of electrical personnel regarding switching and issuing of electrical safety documents. Candidates wishing to attend this course should already be at a senior authorised level and have substantial experience in this role.

This programme contains the following content:

  • Electrical Hazards
  • Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
  • High Voltage Safe Systems of Work
  • Operational and Safety Features of Switchgear
  • Causes of Accidents
  • Understanding the Arc Blast Hazard
  • Risk Assessments
  • Test Equipment for Proving Dead
  • Electrical Safety Definitions and Practices
  • Competency Assessments
  • Duties, Training, Familiarisation, Assessment, Endorsement and Safety Auditing
  • General High Voltage Auditing Requirements

Additional Information.

If you are interested in this course and would like to find out more about the content, other courses on offer, or would like to find out more information about PASS itself and the facilities available to you, contact the Training Centre where an advisor will be happy to answer all your questions.

About the PASS High Voltage Training Centre

To train to safely work with high voltage equipment, you need a realistic simulation of the actual conditions you’ll face when working. The PASS high voltage training centre has been designed to give you this experience, with authentic switchgear, transformers and other HV equipment for you to work with during your course.

Our courses are led by our experienced HV training professionals, each of whom has worked for several decades in the HV industry. When you’re not out performing practical tasks in the HV centre, you’ll be in our classrooms learning the important theory behind your course, or relaxing in our canteen for your provided lunch.

The PASS HV training centre is in Stockton-On-Tees, which is situated in North East England. It’s within easy access from all major motorways such as the A1 and A19 and is excellent for anyone travelling from Sunderland, Durham, Newcastle and the surrounding area. If you are travelling from further away or overseas, we can help you with finding a place to stay during the course and ensure you have everything you’ll need during your stay.

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