Digital Online Learning

Digital Online Learning: HV Switching and Distribution Systems Awareness

Duration:  8 hours
Per Delegate:  £215.00

Practical Content


Theoretical Content


There are no prerequisites for this course. 

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Gain an understanding of electrical hazards and risk management.
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the members of a team working under a permit.
  • Understanding of High Voltage terminology

Course Content

  • Safety regulations Health and Safety at Work etc, Act 1974, The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
  • Electric shock effects
  • First aid procedures
  • Permit to work systems
  • Authorisation levels
  • Effects of faults on switchgear
  • HV/LV Protection Relays overview
  • Switchgear types and principles of operation
  • Generator operation
  • Control and capability diagrams
  • Synchronization
  • Load flow and load stability


On completion of the full digital programme each delegate will undertake a multiple-choice examination paper to demonstrate they have achieved the key learning outcomes detailed above. The assessment has a pass mark of 80%.

Further Information

Delegates can access this course from any location with internet access and work through it at their own pace.

Target Audience
Target Audience

Engineering personnel involved with power distribution networks, and the use of site operated switchgear, either onshore, offshore or onboard vessels.


ASET International Energy Training Academy Certificate. 

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