MAR1 – The Safe Operation of Marine/Offshore High Voltage Power Systems (Limited High Voltage Authorisation)

    Outline Content

    • Electrical hazards and precautions
    • UK and International Marine health and safety regulations
    • Understanding the arc blast hazard
    • Operational and safety features of switchgear
    • Arrangement of marine high voltage systems and switchrooms
    • High voltage safety rules
    • Key safes and multihasp systems
    • Test equipment for proving dead
    • Operational procedures
    • Introduction to electrical protection on marine power systems
    • Practical exercises


    3 days

    Course Overview

    This course is aimed at candidates who require competency in the safe operation of high voltage power systems. It is suitable for non-electrical/electrical personnel who are required to enter marine/offshore high voltage switchrooms and perform limited switching operations. It includes both classroom theory and practical exercises. Upon completion, candidates will be assessed to a competency level suitable for an Authorised Person (AP) switching and issuing documents for work on single-end circuits only.

    Who should attend?

    Electrical/non-electrical personnel with a basic level of electrical knowledge who are required to carry out restricted HV switching operations with limited safety document issuing responsibilities up to and including 15kV.


    Candidates who successfully complete the course and both theoretical and practical assessments will receive a Faraday competence certificate. Candidates who fail the competence assessments will receive a Faraday attendance certificate.


    £965.00 + 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
    Monday 11 – Wednesday 13

    Call us now on 01642 467236 to make your booking.