Substation Entry (SUBE)

£275 + VAT
1 Day
York and Slough.
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.
Start Date End Date Location Price (Ex. Vat)
Mon, 2nd August 2021 Mon, 2nd August 2021 Slough £275
Mon, 6th September 2021 Mon, 6th September 2021 York £275
Mon, 4th October 2021 Mon, 4th October 2021 Slough £275
Mon, 25th October 2021 Mon, 25th October 2021 York £275
Mon, 6th December 2021 Mon, 6th December 2021 York £275
Mon, 20th December 2021 Mon, 20th December 2021 Slough £275
Tue, 25th January 2022 Tue, 25th January 2022 York £275
Tue, 1st February 2022 Tue, 1st February 2022 Slough £275
Tue, 12th April 2022 Tue, 12th April 2022 York £275
Wed, 20th April 2022 Wed, 20th April 2022 Slough £275

  Day 1
Start 09:00
End 17:00
  • 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
Prior to attending this course we recommend you have the following:
There are no pre-requisite requirements to attend this course and everything is provided for the course duration
Course Training Team


Graham Taylor MIET

HV/LV Electrical Systems Training Manager

Graham is a HV/LV Electrical Systems Training Manager and has over 35 years experience in the electrical industry and a further 9 years teaching Safe Systems of Work courses. Graham specialises in Electrical High and Low Voltage training courses and has extensive experience which including working in the following areas: Maintenance engineer, Maintenance Management, Project Management as well as Electrical duty holder positions. Graham has worked within a wide range of different electrical roles in various different industries including the automotive, food and print sectors, where his responsibilities included electrical installations and repairs as well as managing large engineering projects. He has also carried out Electrical Authorised Person roles in both high and low voltage disciplines.


Steve Danby

Senior Electrical Training Consultant

Steve is a Senior Electrical Training Consultant with over 26 years experience in the electrical industry and over 14 years electrical teaching and training experience. Steve joined PPL Training in early 2014 and specialises in Electrical High and Low Voltage training courses, including electrical installations and Authorised Person for the Commercial, Healthcare and Defence sectors. Steve has worked within a wide range of different electrical roles since completing an Apprenticeship in Electrical Engineering in1990 with North Eastern Electricty Board (NEEB), more commonly known today as Northern Powergrid. His career at NEDL included working as a Craftsman on High Voltage overhead powerlines for 6 years, as well as taking up a role as a Rapid Response Faults Engineer for 4 years.


Allan Johns

Senior Electrical Training Consultant

Allan has been in the electrical world in various industries for around 40 years since starting as an apprentice in construction installation. He has worked within the Commercial Diving, Facilities Management, Commercial and Leisure Marine as well as the Film industry mainly based within the electrical sectors of these but also covering the safety side of these areas.


Steve Lewis

Senior Electrical HV/LV Training Consultant

Steve is a Senior Electrical training consultant and has over 40 years' experience in various industries across the UK. He also has over twelve years in the electrical industry, latterly in data centre and energy from waste power station environments. Steve completed a five year broad based mechanical and electrical apprenticeship with an electrical instrument manufacturer and a followed this up with three years within the race car industry. He also has a further 22 years in the FMCG industry as a factory wide, multi-skilled engineer which led to roles as an SAP HV and AP HV in an EfW power station and most recently the data centre world.

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