Classrooms are available for theory learning and group exercises (close to training laboratories when practice activities are included).
Is this course for you?
This course is for electricians, maintenance staff and project engineers working in the healthcare environment and in accordance with HTM 06-02 as, or aspiring to, the role of Authorised Person (LV).
Learners must have a firm understanding of basic electrical principles and theory prior to attending this course.
To present the information contained in the HTM 06 suite of guidance (covering electrical services safety, supply, distribution and management) and other relevant NHS guidance clearly and concisely.
To create an open forum for learners to discuss their own HTM 06 related issues and gain the skills to manage systems safely and economically.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
- State the key contents of HTM 06-02 and the reasoning behind the contents
- State the dangers associated with electricity
- State other working documents relevant to HTM 06-02 and the role of the Authorised Person (LV)
- Describe the duties and responsibilities of the Authorised Person (LV)
- Describe typical components and their function within a typical low voltage distribution system
- State the requirements and reasons for the inspection and testing of electrical installations
- State the different types of circuit protective devices used in low voltage distribution systems and compare their characteristics
- Describe the function of a standby power supply and typical maintenance requirements
- State the requirements of HTM 06-02 for Competent Persons including contractors for which the Authorised Person has responsibility
- Describe how electrical safety work should be monitored
- Identify correct safety documentation to be utilised for a variety of practical applications when working on low voltage systems
- Complete safety documentation as part of planned safety work in accordance with the requirements of HTM 06-02 for a variety of practical applications
The guidance covered on this course is Health Technical Memorandum 06-02: Electrical safety guidance for low voltage systems. We recommend that you bring your own copy so that you can make notes.
- Authorised person LV (HTM 06-02) refresher: Authorised Persons (LV) should undertake refresher training every three years.
- Authorised person HV (HTM 06-03)
- Authorising Engineers foundation programme
Eastwood Park, Falfield, was formerly the NHS national training centre for healthcare engineering and now, as an independent company, we are the leading provider of technical healthcare engineering training in the UK.
This course has City & Guilds accredited programme status.
Following a review of the new government guidance we want to reassure you that the essential training booked at Eastwood Park for the coming weeks is going ahead as planned.
We are operating a COVID-secure environment and will be seeking the co-operation of everyone attending to strictly adhere to these arrangements throughout their stay and we will continue to carefully monitor the situation.
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Our electrical training facilities include a dedicated training room for low voltage courses.
How long will you hold provisional bookings for?
Provisional bookings will be held for one week (7 days) from the date of booking.
As we are facing a high demand for course places, we kindly ask you to confirm your place as soon as possible.
If you do not confirm this booking within this period, unfortunately we cannot hold the place for you and the provisional booking request will be removed from the system.
Do you have to be working as an electrician on your electrical courses?
Yes and no. You do need to be working in a healthcare environment, but we do offer a Mechanical to electrical conversion course for non-electrical staff who will be required to work on and around electrical machines and equipment.
On completion of the course delegates will be able to diagnose simple electrical faults and have an understanding of the possible causes and carry out necessary isolations and repairs, whilst understanding their limitations and hazards associated with the electrical systems and machines.
Will I need any refresher training?
Do I need to bring any documents with me?
Your joining instructions will state whether you need to bring anything with you to your course.
How do I find out your course availability?
To book one of our courses, call our sales team on +44 (0)1454 262777. Alternatively fill out the enquiry form on our website, after which we will contact you as soon as possible.
What are your terms & conditions?
You can view and download our booking terms and conditions here.