Digital Online Learning

Digital Online Learning: Mechanical Equipment in Potentially Hazardous Areas

Duration:  11 hours
Per Delegate:  £215.00

Practical Content


Theoretical Content


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Gain an understanding of switchgear elements and operations.
  • Understand the requirements of pre-prepared switching and isolation programmes.
  • Gain an awareness of Health & Safety procedures involved in safe isolation of HV/LV equipment.

Course Content

  • HSE and Electricity at Work Regulations
  • Task Risk Assessments
  • Authorisations
  • Effects of faults on switchgear
  • Permit to Work systems
  • Switchgear types and principles of operation
  • Generation of switching and isolation programmes
  • Overview of HV/LV Protection Relays with practical demonstration of Relay Discrimination Scheme


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.

This is a foundation course in preparation for undertaking the full HV/LV Safe Working Practices course at ASET International Energy Training Academy.

Target Audience
Target Audience

Personnel with electrical, instrument or mechanical background within industry who require a basic understanding of HV/LV safe working practices.


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