Course Overview

Programme Duration: 5 Day

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: Suitable for engineers, supervisors and technicians with responsibility for operation/maintenance of both on/offshore wind turbines.

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

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

Book your place on our high voltage training in Safe Switching of Power Distribution Networks today by filling in our online booking form to the right, or by calling the team directly.

Course Details

About the Wind Turbine Power Switching Stockton Programme

Important Note: as a programme designed for those wanting to train up to Senior Authorised Person level, this programme is not suitable for those without previous electrical experience. If you have limited electrical experience, considering attending the HVSO6 (Practical Introduction to the Safe Operation of High/Low Switchgear) training programme instead.

Gain the training and skills you need to become a senior authorised person (SAP) responsible for performing safe switching of power distribution networks on wind turbines with our Wind Turbine Power Switching Programme in Stockton.

Taking place at our dedicated high voltage training centre in North East England, you’ll take part in a mix of theoretical and practical training, ensuring you understand the important principles behind being a safe authorised person, as well as the best practises for safely performing switching inside wind turbines.

The Wind Turbine Power Switching Programme Stockton includes the following subjects:

  • Electrical Hazards and Precautions
  • PPE Requirements
  • Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
  • History of Wind Power Utilisation
  • Wind Turbine Power Generation
  • Switchgear Basics and General Principles
  • Operational and Safety Features of Switchgear
  • Electrical Safety Documents
  • Key Safes and Multihasps
  • Operational Procedures
  • Practical Switching Exercises
  • Issue and Control of Safety Documentation
  • Introduction to Partial Discharge Detection
  • Wind Turbine High Voltage Safety Rules
  • Wind Turbine Switchgear Safety

Our high voltage training centre is in Stockton-On-Tees in the heart of Teesside. It’s within easy access from anywhere in the North East, including Durham, Middlesbrough, Sunderland and Newcastle.

Course Suitability

Are There Any Entry Requirements?

You should be an engineer, supervisor or technician working within the renewable energy industry, or you should be working towards working within this industry.

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

Additional Information

If you are interested in this programme and would like to find out more about the content, other programmes 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.

Don’t forget: lunch is provided on all our programmes along with coffee, tea and juice.

Available Courses

5 Aug Stockton-on-Tees £1,050.00
21 Oct Stockton-on-Tees £1,050.00
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