Electrical Engineering

HV/LV Safe Working Practices Awareness

Duration:  1 day
Per Delegate:  £270.00

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 and 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 programs
  • Overview of HV/LV Protection Relays with practical demonstration of Relay Discrimination Scheme


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

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


City & Guilds 9841 Certificate

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