Authorised Person Electrical Low Voltage Course

The course covers essential requirements of safe working procedures on Low Voltage electrical equipment and systems, required by the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, and in particular personnel working to the NHS High Voltage Electrical Safety Rules HTM 06-02.

Course Content

What is covered?

  • Electricity at Work Regulations
  • Content of HTM 06-02
  • Low voltage equipment including switchgear and protective devices
  • BS7671 compliance to testing electrical installations
  • Operation and maintenance guidelines of standby power supplies and equipment
  • Roles and duties of personnel
  • Working procedures to HTM 06-02
  • Monitoring and control of work undertaken by contractors
  • Cable detection, location and identification
  • Exercises in completion of Safety Programmes and issue of Permits to Work and Certificates of Authorisation¬†for Live Working
  • Logbooks and associated documentation


To assist delegates in gaining the additional knowledge required to carry out Authorised Person duties and execute their responsibilities in order to achieve compliance with the requirements of the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 and the specific requirements of Health Technical Memorandum 06-02 Electrical Safety Guidance for Low Voltage Systems.


Anyone being considered for LV authorisation.

Who should attend?
Experienced engineering staff with responsibility for the control, operation or maintenance of installed Low Voltage systems and who may be appointed as Authorised Person (Electrical Low Voltage).

It is recommended that delegates on this course will have already attended an LV Operation and Safety Course or a recognised industry equivalent.


Candidates who successfully complete the City & Guilds Accredited theoretical and practical competence assessments will receive a City & Guilds Accredited Certificate of Competence.

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