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Senior Authorised Person :high Voltage Systems

About this course

Practical Content 60% Theoretical Content 40%

Target Audience

Senior Electrical Personnel who are going to be/are responsible for the safety, how the job is planned, how the job is done, how the job is completed and signed off, by others performing High Voltage work, e.g. Authorised Electrical Person,Contractors.

Course Aims

To give personnel opportunity to fulfil the role of SAEP in a non-production setting, to issue the different documents relating to high voltage work, e.g., Switching schedules, Permit to Work, Sanction for Test, Limitation of Access, Risk Assessment, Assess & monitor the work to be done, start to finish, covering safety, technical, completion, updating records.

Course Content 

  •  Power Point-Introduction to site-course overview                                                                                                     
  • Safety Regulations HASAWA 1974                                                                                    
  •  Electricity at Work Regulations 1989                                                                                             
  • HSE HV Publications                      
  • Electric Shock, First Aid, Safety Equipment in Switchrooms 

Assessment Process -                                                   

  •  Permit to Work, Limitation of access, Sanction to test,  Risk Assessment, Method statements  Tool Box Talk

Switching Schedules--    STATUS-SWIITCHING-ISOLATION-SAFE WORK AREA              

  • Isolation Certificate  
  • Check Protection relay settings in HV existing switchgear                                                 


This course exclusively uses ASET High Voltage equipment which consists of a full range of HV and LV switchboards which can either be remotely switched through our Electric Control Panel or locally at the boards themselves


City & Guilds 9841 Certificate

Required Instructor Qualification/Experience

  • SVQ Level 3 in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • A1 or equivalent Workplace Assessor
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in electrical plant operations

Min/Max Delegates

Course duration and times may vary depending on delegate numbers.

Special Requirements

Delegates are required to supply their own PPE.

Notes to Customers

To set up a course specifically for your company or if the dates above are not suitable please contact the ASET Customer Service Team for additional dates.



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