S2 – Access to Electrical Substations & Switchrooms

    Outline Content

    • Electrical hazards and precautions
    • Electricity at work regulations
    • Understanding the arc blast hazard
    • Substations and safety requirements
    • High voltage safety rules
    • Key safes and multihasp systems
    • Practical exercise


    1 day

    Course Overview

    This course covers the safe access to electrical substations and switchrooms and working in the vicinity of high voltage electrical equipment. It highlights electrical hazards and the precautions necessary to avoid danger. The course also covers the arrangement of equipment within substations and switchrooms. It includes competency in safe access procedures and receipt of appropriate safety documents.

    Who should attend?

    Electrical/non-electrical personnel with no previous experience of electrical power systems, who require restricted authorisation to allow access to areas containing high voltage electrical apparatus with a view to undertaking specific duties.


    Candidates who successfully complete the course and both theoretical and practical assessments will receive a Faraday Centre competence certificate and a certificate of verified achievement issued by EAL. Candidates who fail the competence assessment will receive a Faraday Centre attendance certificate.


    £415.00 + VAT (where applicable) per person.

    All prices exclude VAT and are subject to revision without notice. Further dates can be added upon request, please contact us.

    Fees include

    • Candidate’s course notes (Electronic Version). If a hard copy is required there will be a nominal fee of £25.00.
    • Light lunch/refreshments
    • Competence assessment

    Service package

    The Faraday Centre Ltd can also assist with hotel accommodation; please refer to page 3 for further details.

    Please note: The service package is not included in the above fees.

    Payment terms

    Standard terms for The Faraday Centre Ltd. clients with established credit are payment in 30 days from the date of invoice. Otherwise, payment is required at least 7 days prior to the course commencement date.

    Terms & conditions

    This quotation is subject to the enclosed “Conditions of Sale”.

    Course Dates


    July 2022
    Friday 15

    December 2022
    Friday 16

    Call us now on 01642 467236 to make your booking.