LV4 – The Safe Operation of Low Voltage Power Systems (Authorised Person)

    Outline Content

    • Electrical Hazards
    • Electricity at work regulations
    • Understanding the arc blast hazards
    • Safe Isolations
    • Low voltage safety rules
    • Test equipment for proving dead
    • Low voltage operational procedures
    • Fault energy
    • Low voltage earthing
    • Protective devices
    • Electrical test equipment for use by electricians (GS38)
    • Low voltage testing
    • Practical exercises


    5 days

    Course Overview

    This course is aimed at experienced electricians/engineers who will be authorised to carry out LV switching operations for the safe isolation and de-isolation of low voltage power systems up to 1000V AC.  Candidates will be introduced to safe operating procedures including lockout/tagout and the issue and control of safety documentation.

    Who should attend?

    This course is intended for experienced personnel who are to become LV authorised for the operation of low voltage installations (up to 1000 volts AC and 1500 volts DC) to include switching, isolating and issuing electrical safety documents.


    Candidates who successfully complete the course and both theoretical and practical assessments will receive a Faraday Centre competence certificate. Candidates who fail or do not wish to undertake the competence assessments will receive a Faraday Centre attendance certificate.


    Course: £1,160.00 + VAT (where applicable) per person.
    Assessment: £85.00 + VAT (where applicable) per person.

    Note: course assessment is optional.

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

    Course Dates

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