Principles applied to the Maintenance of Electrical Switchgear – M1

Outline Content

Electrical hazards and precautions
Statutory regulations and codes of practice
High voltage safety rules
Electrical safety documents
Operational features of switchgear
Circuit breakers – oil, gas, air and vacuum

Auxiliary equipment
Primary conductors and switchgear enclosures
Switchgear maintenance
Battery supply units
Introduction to electrical faults and protection
Fault diagnosis


5 days

Course Overview

This course is intended to provide theoretical and practical instruction on the maintenance, repair and subsequent testing of HV/LV switchgear of various types, up to and including 15kV. Delegates should bring clothing and footwear suitable for maintenance exercises.

Who should attend?

Electrical and mechanical personnel with a responsibility for the maintenance of HV/LV electrical switchgear.

Course Aims

To provide delegates with an understanding of the functional and operational requirements of HV/LV electrical switchgear.


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


Course: £1,050.00 + 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


June 2019
Monday 24 – Friday 28

September 2019
Monday 30 – Friday 04 (October)

Call us now on 01642 467236 to make your booking.