ARC – Arc Flash Appreciation Training

    Outline Content

    • Appreciation of the arc flash hazard
    • Hazards of electricity for arc flash study
    • Understanding the arc blast hazard
    • Steps towards protection from the arc flash hazard
    • System single line diagram and modes of operation
    • Basic fault level calculations
    • Risk assessment Control measures


    1 day

    Course Overview

    Many employers are implementing arc flash PPE for electrical personnel even though there is no European standard. This one-day course covers the arc flash risk assessment described in IEEE 1584, as well as examples of incident energy and flash protection boundary calculations. Methods used to calculate fault energy at points on the system are also examined.

    Who should attend?

    Electrical engineers/technicians responsible for the operation and maintenance of electrical systems.

    Course Aims

    To provide information and examples that will assist participants in their understanding of the implications of arc flash accidents and the steps to be taken to control risk. This study will include the parameters used in the calculations and how they are obtained.


    Candidates who successfully complete the course and the theoretical assessment will receive a Faraday Centre competence certificate. Candidates who fail the competence assessment will receive a Faraday Centre attendance certificate.


    £615.00 + VAT (where applicable) per person. Online course (via Teams) £1850.00 + VAT (where applicable) per course.

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

    Onsite 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


    • It is recommended that candidates consider refresher training within a maximum of three years, subject to changes in rules, regulations, etc.
    • The Faraday certificates are dispatched to clients after receipt of full payment.

    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
    Monday 18

    December 2022
    Friday 02

    Call us now on 01642 467236 to make your booking.