High Voltage Electrical Systems And Processes Course

This City & Guilds accredited course will allow you to gain knowledge and further understanding of High Voltage electrical systems.

This course is a good introduction for anyone wishing to gain further knowledge in High Voltage systems.

This is suitable for all persons who require further understanding such as key personnel such as Auditors, Supervisors and Managers. Course is an Introduction to the requirements of High Voltage Installations and the process’s involved in the professional management and operational of them.

It will provide you with an understanding of high voltage safe systems of work when involved with the control and operation of electrical systems.

Whilst promoting effective monitoring and implementation of safe systems of work, for all operational staff, including auditors, supervisors and managers.

Course Content

An introduction to high voltage distribution and circuits
Types of high voltage switchgear and substation equipment
Low Voltage Distribution Systems at the Boundary of High Voltage Systems
Safety Documentation and implementation
Distribution Network Operator, Third Party And Customer Boundary Liaison
Hv Safety Rules and Operational Procedures
Roles and Responsibilities of Competent and Authorised Persons
Safe working procedures for safe systems of work, such as HSG 85 and Company Safety Rules
Operation, Isolation and Earthing of high voltage systems
Introduction to Protection Systems
Maintenance of High Voltage Apparatus and Plant – Assets


Objectives: By the end of this course you will:
• Have a knowledge of current safety legislation associated with the
control and operation of the HV system
• Be aware, in general terms, of the safety and access requirements for
high voltage substations
• Be aware of the requirements to produce switching schedules for the
safe operation on HV systems
• Be aware of the requirements to complete the range of safety documents
• Gain an awareness of switchgear designs and ratings

Gained an awareness of normative documents required for your installation


Anyone wishing to gain an appreciation of the operational aspects of a high voltage system.

The course is essential for Supervisors and Managers working in the power industry who wish to gain an awareness of the industry methods to ensure compliance with legislation and safety documentation.


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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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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