M1 – Principles applied to the Maintenance of Electrical Switchgear

    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.


    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.


    £1300.00 + 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


    • 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 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


    June 2022
    Monday 27 – Friday 01 July

    September 2022
    Monday 12 – Friday 16

    Call us now on 01642 467236 to make your booking.