Electrical Engineering

Advanced High Voltage System Maintenance and Inspection

Duration:  5 days
Per Delegate:  £1,405.00

Practical Content


Theoretical Content


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Gain an advanced knowledge of the maintenance, repair and subsequent testing of HV/LV switchgear.
  • Demonstrate an advanced understanding of preventative maintenance.
  • Understanding of the requirements for working safely on HV/LV equipment within an HV/LV area.

Course Content

  • Safety Regulations Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974
  • The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
  • HSE High Voltage publications
  • Electric shock, first aid
  • Permit to Work, risk assessment
  • Predictive maintenance, method statements
  • Isolation Certificate
  • Case studies/videos
  • Practical exercises
  • Polarisation Index of transformers, & HV motors
  • Ductor testing and torqueing up of Switchboard Bus Bars
  • Routine maintenance of HV circuit breaker
  • Application of CME & Busbar earths
  • Check settings of all HV switchboard protection relays


Delegates will undertake a multiple-choice examination paper to demonstrate they have achieved the key learning outcomes detailed above.

PPE Requirements

Safety footwear, coveralls, safety glasses and gloves.

Further Information

This is a classroom based course with practical training exercises underpinning knowledge gained.

Target Audience
Target Audience

Experienced personnel who are ultimately responsible for the safe working of High Voltage Equipment, and for Senior Authorised Electrical Persons (SAEPs). Authorised Persons (APs) who carry out the routine maintenance, inspection, periodic testing of HV Switchboards and associated breakers, transformers, generators, motors and electrical protection.


City & Guilds 9841 Certificate.

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