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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