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Standby Systems (STBS)

£845 + VAT
3 Days
York and Slough.
Course Overview
This City & Guilds accredited course covers the key elements involved with the choice use and maintenance of Standby systems. The course provides an increased understanding of the Standby system types and topologies. The Safe Systems element incorporates a tried and tested methodology with references to the JSP Safe Systems of Work, which can be adopted to the learner's own application.
Who is This Course For?
This course is aimed at the Authorised Person, engineer and technician seeking an overview of Standby systems. The course includes technical detail from manufacturers and OEMs and safe procedures referenced from HSE and other best practice libraries (including JSP)
Day Morning Afternoon
  • Course Introduction
  • Uses and Types
  • Regulations and Guidelines
  • Generators, UPS, Fuel and Batteries
  • Generators (Operation)
  • Generator Practical Identity
  • Rotary and DRUPS
  • UPS
  • Protection and Earthing
  • Technical Information
  • Paralleling Syncing
  • Rectifiers and Inverters
  • Safe Isolation
  • Practical Isolation Exercise
  • Maintenance Practices with Fuel Storage
  • Specific Industry Requirements and Guidelines
  • Course Summary
  • Technical Assessment
  • Generators
  • UPS
  • Topologies
  • Safe working practices
  • Isolation
  • Regulations
  • Compliances
  • Roles of personnel
  • Background and evolution of Standby systems
  • Maintenance
Prior to attending this course we recommend you have the following:
Everything you require for this course is provided

Course Training Team


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.


Upcoming Course Dates
Tuesday, 1st June 2021
End date: Thursday, 3rd June 2021
Tuesday, 27th July 2021
End date: Thursday, 29th July 2021
Tuesday, 10th August 2021
End date: Thursday, 12th August 2021
Tuesday, 31st August 2021
End date: Thursday, 2nd September 2021
Tuesday, 5th October 2021
End date: Thursday, 7th October 2021

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