MAR5 – Refresher in the Safe Operation of Marine/Offshore High Voltage Power Systems (Full High Voltage Authorisation)

Outline Content

  • UK and International Marine health and safety regulations
  • Understanding the arc blast hazard
  • High voltage safety rules
  • Key safes and multihasp systems
  • Test equipment for proving dead
  • Operational procedures
  • High voltage earthing and low voltage insulated neutral systems
  • Application of electrical protection on marine power systems
  • Control and synchronisation of generators
  • Practical exercises


3 days

Course Overview

This training programme is designed to refresh the knowledge and skills of the candidates relating to safe practices and legislation applicable to Maritime/Offshore high voltage power systems.

Who should attend?

Marine/offshore personnel with considerable experience in carrying out advanced HV switching operations and safety document issuing responsibilities up to and including 15kV and who have previously attended a course such as the MAR4 or MCA4. The course is aimed at personnel who have previously been authorised to multiple grades of duty which company rules may acknowledge as a Senior Authorised Person (SAP).


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 assessment will receive a Faraday Centre attendance certificate.


Course: £715.00 + VAT (where applicable) per person.

2021 Course: £750.00 + 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.

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