Electrical Engineering

Competent Electrical Person: Low Voltage Systems Healthcare Sector

Duration:  2 days
Per Delegate:  £510.00

Practical Content


Theoretical Content


There are no prerequisites for this course. 

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the requirements of the Health Technical Memorandum aligned with BS7671.
  • Identify the function, operational requirements and maintenance of low voltage systems within the Healthcare Sector.
  • Understand the application of the requirements for working safely on low voltage systems within the Healthcare Sector.

Course Content

  • Electrical safety rules and legislation including Health and Safety at work etc Act 1974, The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
  • SHTM06-02 Electrical Procedures
  • Type of live work requiring authorisation
  • Production of safety documentation including SHTM06-02 LW1 for Live work testing
  • Practical isolations of platform plant motors and testing according to a Planned Maintenance Routine (PMR)
  • Earth Loop Impedance Testing


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

Electrical personnel who are involved with the operation and maintenance of low voltage electrical equipment including the operation of stand-by generators within the Healthcare Sector electrical installations.


City & Guilds 9841 Certificate.

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