High Voltage Authorised Persons (Non-Complex) Course


City & Guilds Accredited Certificate in High Voltage Authorised Persons (non-complex)

This three day High Voltage Authorised Persons (non-complex) course is designed for those individuals who are required to complete basic high voltage switching operations only, on non-complex high voltage installations i.e. single radial circuits.

This High Voltage Authorised Persons (non-complex) training programme requires a basic level of electrical knowledge.  Upon successful completion of the course, subject to employer approval, candidates will be able to enter high voltage switchrooms and perform limited switching operations, etc. Upon completion of the course candidates will be assessed to a competency level suitable for an Authorised Person.

We are the only high voltage training centre to be able to support you, in your development on site, and with resources too.

Course Content

  • Safety requirements
  • Electrical hazards and precautions
  • Arrangement of high voltage substations/switchrooms
  • Emergency conditions
  • Operational and safety features of switchgear
  • Statutory Electrical Regulations
  • Limited Operational Procedures
  • High voltage safety rules
  • Basic Introduction to electrical protection
  • Practical switching exercises
  • Issue of Safety Documents
  • Case studies
  • Liaison with your electricity board / distribution network operator.
  • Course review


To introduce personnel to the concept of electrical power systems to enable them to enter substations/switchrooms, carry out restricted switching operations, monitor the performance and condition of the system in a safe and competent manner.

The course is intended to provide knowledge and awareness of safety documents


Electrical personnel required to carry out restricted HV switching operations with no safety document issuing responsibilities.


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

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Course Locations


This course can be delivered at SES Training Solutions Premises or Onsite
Units 14-15
Park Hall Business Village
Park Hall Road

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