Is this course for you?

This course is aimed at electricians, maintenance staff and engineers working in the healthcare environment and in accordance with HTM 06-02 as, or aspiring to, the role of Competent/Skilled Person.

Learners must have an understanding of BS 7671 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.


By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Explain the role of the competent person as specified in HTM 06-02
  • Discuss the requirement for safety documents in accordance with HTM 06-02
  • Specify the safety guidance for carrying out work on electrical systems
  • Demonstrate safe methods of work in accordance with the Electrical Services Safety guidance
  • Explain the purpose of a Permit to Work in accordance with HTM 06-02
  • Explain the safety precautions taken when temporarily leaving a work area

Additional information

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.

Related courses


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.      

City & Guilds

This course has City & Guilds accredited programme status.

COVID-secure measures

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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Classrooms are available for theory learning and group exercises (close to training laboratories when practice activities are included).

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LV facility

Our electrical training facilities include a dedicated training room for low voltage courses.