Is this course for you?

This course is for managers and supervisory staff responsible for managing health and safety relating to high voltage distribution equipment in healthcare premises.

Learners must have a firm understanding of basic electrical principles and theory prior to attending this course.


To gain a basic overview of HV systems within healthcare premises and the dangers that can arise when operating and working on them.

To provide an understanding of HV safety documentation in compliance with HTM 06-03 procedures and current HSE legislation.


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

  • Understand statutory safety regulations relating to HV safe working practices
  • Have a knowledge of the procedures defined by HTM 06-03
  • Understand the basic principles of HV protection systems
  • Ensure compliance with HTM 06-03 operating records and documentation
  • Have an awareness of switchgear operation and maintenance

Additional information

This course should be repeated every three years to maintain up to date skills and knowledge.

Related courses

Learners may also consider undertaking:


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 assured programme status.


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HV facility

We have extensive High Voltage training facilities for both the healthcare and commercial sectors with an emphasis on practical training.