S5 – Refresher Training in the Safe Operation of High Voltage Power Systems (Full High Voltage Authorisation)

Outline Content

  • Electricity at work regulations
  • Understanding the arc blast hazard
  • High voltage safety rules
  • Key safes and multihasp systems
  • Test equipment for proving dead
  • Operational procedures
  • Application of electrical protection on industrial power systems
  • Practical exercises


3 days

Course Overview

This course is designed to refresh the candidates’ knowledge and skills relating to safe practices and legislation applicable to high voltage power systems. It enables candidates to perform advanced HV switching operations on industrial HV networks up to and including 15kV.  It includes both classroom theory and practical exercises.

Who should attend?

Electrical personnel with considerable experience in carrying out advanced HV switching operations and safety document issuing responsibilities up to and including 15kV. 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 should have previously attended a course such as the S4.


Candidates who successfully complete the course and both the theoretical and practical assessments will receive a Faraday Centre competence certificate and a certificate of verified achievement issued by EAL. Candidates who fail or do not wish to undertake the competence assessment will receive a Faraday Centre attendance certificate.


Course: £680.00 + 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

September 2019
Tuesday 24 – Thursday 26

October 2019
Tuesday 22 – Thursday 24

November 2019
Tuesday 19 – Thursday 21

December 2019
Tuesday 17 – Thursday 19

Call us now on 01642 467236 to make your booking.