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BS7909 Temporary Electrical Supplies training course

Introduction

This course deals with the requirements of BS7909: 2008 - The Code of Practice for the creation and operation of Temporary Electrical Systems for Entertainment and Related Purposes.

BS7909 is used in a huge range of events beyond the scope of the IEE Regulations.

The Standard outlines the necessary management arrangements and the required range of electrical supplies, heavy-duty flexible cables and portable distribution units needed.

The systems used range from very simple to highly complex and the Standard gives recommendations for all temporary electrical systems.

PLEASE NOTE: This course can be undertaken 'on-site' at the delegates' premises. Please contact our office on 01579 348544 or info@swaat.co.uk for further details.

Course objectives/key benefits

To provide a knowledge and understanding of BS7909: 2008 - The Code of Practice for the creation and operation of Temporary Electrical Systems for Entertainment and Related Purposes.

Who is the course aimed at?

The course is intended for all those involved in electrical work that is required to comply with BS7909.

For candidates expecting to gain the necessary understanding to allow them to do work in temporary installations, an understanding of electrical principles together with an appreciation of electrical installation working practices is a pre-requisite of the course, and these participants should possess an up-to-date BS7671 18th Edition electrical qualification.

For studio managers, production directors and other non-electrical candidates who need to gain an understanding of the Standard without the need to actually perform electrical work in temporary installations, there are no pre-requisites to the course.

Entry requirements/pre-requisites

Candidates must hold a current 18th Edition Electrical qualification and should possess an understanding of electrical principles together with an appreciation of electrical installation working practices.

South West Assessment and Training offer a 18th Edition Electrical qualification for anyone who does not currently hold one.

Course content

On completion of the course, participants will understand;

Course duration

One day (including assessment).

Training Method

Classroom based.

PLEASE NOTE: This course can also be delivered through distance-learning. However, the practical assessment MUST be undertaken at our training centre in Liskeard, Cornwall.

Please contact our office on 01579 348544 or by email at info@swaat.co.uk for further details.

Assessment

Written question paper

Course Outcome/Qualification

Candidates who successfully complete the assessment will receive a CERT-AIN certificate in the Requirements for Temporary Electrical Installations (BS7909:2008) and will also be able to carry out work in accordance with the scope of this course.

Materials Provided

Candidates will be provided with a training pack.

Prices

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South West Assessment and Training, 1 Quimperle Road, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 3US. TEL: 01579 348544. Email: info@swaat.co.uk

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