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AP/SAP High Voltage - MOD Sectors (APHV3)

£1,340 + VAT
5 Days
York,   Slough and On-site.
Course Overview
This City & Guilds accredited course will enable you to gain the additional knowledge required to carry out Authorised Person/Senior Authorised Person duties and responsibilities in order to achieve compliance with the requirements of the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 and implement mandatory standards, JSP 375 Vol 3.

Please note we have the ability to offer this course on-site at your premises and on a bespoke basis.
Who is This Course For?
This course is aimed at experienced engineering staff with responsibility for the control, operation or maintenance of installed high voltage systems and who may be appointed as Senior/Authorised Person (Electrical High Voltage). It is also suitable as the 2nd week of the 2-week beginner course, following the High Voltage Operation and Safety course.
Start Date End Date Location Price (Ex. Vat)
Mon, 20th June 2022 Fri, 24th June 2022 Slough £1340
Mon, 27th June 2022 Fri, 1st July 2022 York £1340
Mon, 25th July 2022 Fri, 29th July 2022 Slough £1340
Mon, 12th September 2022 Fri, 16th September 2022 York £1340
Mon, 10th October 2022 Fri, 14th October 2022 York £1340
Mon, 17th October 2022 Fri, 21st October 2022 Slough £1340
Mon, 14th November 2022 Fri, 18th November 2022 Slough £1340
Mon, 21st November 2022 Fri, 25th November 2022 York £1340

Day Morning Afternoon
  • Introduction
  • High Voltage Distribution Systems
  • High Voltage Switchgear
  • Electrical Safety Rules
  • Roles & Duties
  • High Voltage Working
  • Safety Documentation Exercise(s)
  • Safety Documentation Exercise(s)
  • High Voltage Protection Systems
  • Practical & Documentation Exercise(s)
  • Practical & Documentation Exercise(s)
  • Review of Evening Exercise(s)
  • Practical & Documentation Exercise(s)
  • Documentation Assessment(s)
  • Technical Assessment(s)
  • Requirements for safe operation of high voltage systems
  • High voltage distribution switchgear and equipment
  • High and Low voltage distribution systems
  • High voltage working and operation
  • Safe isolation around standby power supplies and equipment
  • Roles and duties of the Authorised Person/Senior Authorised Person
  • Practical implementation of Safe Systems to establish safety rules
  • Completion of safety documents through practical exercises
  • High Voltage protection
  • Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 and the published guidance available
Prior to attending this course we recommend you have completed the following or their equivalent and possess:
Authorised Person High Voltage - Operation and Safety
Experience in the role of an Authorised Person.
Everything you require for this course is provided
On successful completion, we recommend the following training courses to continue your learning path:
High Voltage Technical Authorising Engineer
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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.


Chris Walsh

Senior Electrical HV/LV Training Consultant

Chris is a qualified Electrical Engineer with over 21 years' experience working in the industry on High and Low Voltage systems. He has held multiple senior positions during this time including Electrical Duty Holder and Senior Authorised Person for both High and Low Voltage systems, overseeing the installation, testing and maintenance. Further to this, he has over 18 years' experience working in the training sector covering Electrical Safe Systems of Work and technical subjects.


Ian Bryant

Senior Electrical Training Consultant

Ian is a Senior Electrical Training Consultant with over 20 years experience served at RAF Fylingdales. During this time he was an Authorised Person with duties in Mechanical and Electrical disciplines. Ian has also held positions within the commercial and industrial sectors as an Engineer, Project Manager and Lead Engineer.


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.


Don Maccallaugh

Associate Training Consultant

Don is a qualified Electrical, and Company Authorising Engineer with over 36 years' experience of the MoD and the private service sector. As a Chartered member of IOSH, Don has held several senior roles, which include UK Director of Compliance for a leading UK facilities management company. Don has extensive experience of HSE management systems, and mechanical and electrical safe systems management. He was previously the Technical Services Director responsible for all building services disciplines for a major facilities management organisation. Whilst employed as a MoD Training Manager Don managed the development of the Defence Estates BTEC safe system management qualification. Don has not only delivered training but also provided H&S consultancy extensively within the UK and overseas, including India, Gibraltar, Cyprus and Belize.

Customer Questions

Q: What is an Authorised Person?
A: An Authorised Person is defined as someone who has been formally authorised in writing to undertake a role.
Q: What voltages do you cover on this course?
A: HV distribution systems typically operate at 11000 Volts to 33000 Volts, which are covered by the reference material we use in the course.
Q: What do I need to wear to my course?
A: Everyday work wear or office wear is recommended, and to include not slip footwear. Our risk assessment has not identified any specific PPE.
Q: What is the difference between APHV, 1, 2, 3 & 4?
A: They are all HV courses designed for the prospective or current AP &/or SAP. HV1 is the basic course aimed at the more commercial sectors. HV4 is aimed at the same sectors but only for current SAPs. HV2 is delivered using HTM 06-03 rules for the hospital sector and HV3 is delivered using the JSP rules for the MOD sectors (but often used by the commercial sectors as a refresher course). For the hospital sectors requiring a 2 week course for the beginner, the HV1 followed by the HV2 will meet their requirements. For the MOD sector requiring a 2 week course for the beginner, the HV1 followed by a HV3 will meet their requirements.
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