Course Overview

Gain the training you need to become a Senior Authorised Person responsible for safe switching of HV Power Systems. Situated in Stockton-On-Tees, ideal for those in Teesside, Durham, Newcastle and those in the rest of the North East.

Programme Duration: 5 Days

Location: Stockton-On-Tees High Voltage Training Centre, 1 Alberto Street, Stockton-On-Tees, TS18 2BQ. More info on venue >>

Assessment: Written Examination + Practical Examination

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

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

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

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

Course Details

About the Stockton Safe Switching Operation of HV Power Systems Programme

This high voltage training progrmme is designed to give the experience needed to become a Senior Authorised Person who will be responsible for performing safe switching of high voltage power systems.

Taking place at our Stockton-on-Tees training centre in Teesside, our high voltage tutors will improve your understanding og high voltage power systems, including the theory behind statutory regulations and safe operation, as well as giving you practical, hands-on experience of using high voltage equipment.

After taking the Stockton Safe Switching Operation of HV Power Systems programme, you’ll be qualified to be responsible – as a senior authorised person – for both performing switching and for issuing safety documents (for example high voltage electrical permits to work).

The following modules are included as part of this programme:

  • 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
  • Programme Review

Course Suitability

Programme Entry Requirements

Prior electrical experience is required for this programme. You should 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 this programme must also have a good level of both spoken and written English.

Not sure if you’re qualified for this programme, or looking for advice on which programme is right for you? Give our training team a call directly or email for further help.

Available Courses

23 Sep Stockton-on-Tees £1,050.00
7 Oct Stockton-on-Tees £1,050.00
21 Oct Stockton-on-Tees £1,050.00
11 Nov Stockton-on-Tees £1,050.00
25 Nov Stockton-on-Tees £1,050.00
9 Dec Stockton-on-Tees £1,050.00
13 Jan Stockton-on-Tees £1,050.00
27 Jan Stockton-on-Tees £1,050.00
10 Feb Stockton-on-Tees £1,050.00
10 Mar Stockton-on-Tees £1,050.00
Available On-Site

Have a question? 01642 987 978 or

Contact Us