Skilled Person (MOD) Electrical Hazardous Areas (SkPHAZ)

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Course Overview
This course is designed to assist delegates in gaining the knowledge required to carry out Skilled Person duties in accordance with the requirements of JSP 375 Pt2 Volumes 3 and 5 and JSP 482.
Who is This Course For?
This is for current engineering staff with responsibility for installation, maintenance, including inspection and testing, in hazardous areas and who may be appointed as Skilled Person Electrical for MOD Hazardous Areas.
  Day 1 Day 2
Start 09:00 09:00
End 16:45 15:45
  • Introduction to hazardous area standards and MOD requirements
  • Electrical equipment for hazardous areas
  • Hazardous area classification
  • MOD hazardous area working procedures JSP 375 Pt2 Volumes 3 & 5 and JSP 482
  • Requirements for safe operation
  • Roles and duties of the Skilled Person
  • Practical scenarios for installation and maintenance of equipment
  • Safety documentation, including the receipt of Permits to Work and Sanctions to Test
  • Inspection and testing procedures
Prior to attending this course we recommend you have the following:
Everything you require for this course is provided
On successful completion, we recommend the following training courses to continue your learning path:
Authorised Person MOD Hazardous Areas
Course Training Team


Steve Martin BSc (Hons) IEng MIET LCGI

Airfield Engineering and Lighting Manager

Steve is an electrical engineer with over forty years' experience in the design, installation, operation and maintenance of electrical and airfield engineering systems. He has been heavily involved with Safe Systems of Work, including the roles of Authorising Engineer and Authorised Person for HV, LV, AGL and Hazardous Areas. Steve has worked for several organisations, within both the public and private sectors in UK and overseas, progressing from apprentice to technical director. He first became involved with training and assessment during his time with the Property Services Agency at Cardington and has enjoyed working in this specialist field at various times during his subsequent career. Steve is a regular contributor to Industry led technical committees and represents the UK on the IEC TC97 committee developing a new international standard for the design and installation of Aeronautical Ground Lighting systems. He is also a frequent presenter of papers on AGL competency and safety. As PPL’s Airfield Engineering and Lighting Manager, Steve is now concentrating on the development and delivery of specialist courses and also continuing with his consultancy and AE work.

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