Substation Entry

Substation Entry (Slough)


1 Day
£225 plus VAT
£225 plus VAT

This course is also available in: York

Substation Entry


Course Code: SUBE


Course Overview:
Access requirements for work such as painting, checking emergency lighting and servicing fire extinguishers, or escorting contractors such as gardening, pest control or cleaning all require an awareness of the environment and potential hazards inside substations. This course looks at the dangers of electricity and hazards that could be encountered, what behaviour and control measures are required when entering these areas, the role of personnel and the type of documentation which could be used to gain access.


Who Is This Course For:
Staff who may occasionally or regularly enter substations to do work (other than High Voltage work) or to accompany an Authorised Person while High Voltage working or testing is being carried out.


Key Learning Areas Covered in This Course:

  • Dangers of electricity
  • Legislation
  • Electricity at Work Regulations
  • Roles and Duties
  • Documentation
  • Switchgear and hazards
  • Substation layouts and equipment
  • Walk round a substation
  • Risk Assessments

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Substation Entry

The main subject areas are listed below: 

  • Dangers of electricity
  • Legislation
  • Electricity at Work Regulations
  • Roles and Duties
  • Documentation
  • Switchgear and hazards
  • Substation layouts and equipment
  • Walk round a substation
  • Risk Assessments

York Head Office Training Facilities

Our head office is conveniently based at York Business Park, on the outskirts of York city centre, easily accessible by car (with direct links to the M1/A1/A59/A64) or public transport (less than 4 miles away from York railway station). 

This well-established training centre accommodates a number of practical assessment areas for a highly interactive and participative training experience, alongside comfortable classrooms. 



York Head Office: PPL House, Opus Avenue, York Business Park, York, YO26 6BL

Slough Training Facilities

To meet training demand across the UK, we have successfully extended our course offer and consultancy service to a new training facility in Slough. This is ideally situated on Slough Trading Estate, with Central London and Heathrow both less than 20 minutes away. This modern training facility covers 15,000 square feet, including 7,000 square feet of practical assessment training space, which is filled with the latest specialist equipment and technologies.


Southern Office: PPL House, 468 Malton Avenue, Slough Trading Estate, Slough, SL1 4QU
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