High Voltage (HV) Substation Access

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High Voltage (HV) Substation Access

High Voltage Substation Access training taking place in Wexford

High Voltage (HV) Substation Access and Safety Awareness

Duration: 1 day

Venue: Renewables Academy at Wexford Training Centre (or on site to suit client groups)

Certification: Renewables Academy – Valid for 3 years


This course in High Voltage (HV) Substation Access and Safety Awareness is intended to equip delegates with sufficient knowledge of procedures, hazards, safety documents and emergency procedures to allow safe entry into locations containing high voltage apparatus for specific (non-switching) tasks.


The objectives of the course are such that, on completion, delegates will be able to:

  • Describe and discuss the content of a typical set of HV safety rules
  • Understand the various dangers which can be present in areas where HV equipment is located
  • Describe the methods used to make electrical equipment safe
  • Understand the need for, the expected content and the types of relevant Safety Documents
  • Explain the different types of Safety signage

What you get

The course takes place in the classroom and covers:

  • Definitions
  • Irish and UK Legislation
  • Basic Safety Rules
  • Substation Dangers
  • Controlling Danger
  • Safety Precautions
  • Duties and Responsibilities
  • Safety Documents
  • Safety Signs
  • Behaviour on Entering a Substation
  • Emergency Action

Successful delegates will receive a Renewables Academy Certificate of Training which is recognised by most major manufacturers and wind farms. (We are the approved HV Safety Awareness training provider for a number of wind energy companies across the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe.)

High Voltage (HV) Substation Access – Delegate Pre-Requisites

There are no specified delegate pre-requisites.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about our High Voltage (HV) Substation Access course please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Tel: 053 9121929 or email info@renewablesacademy.ie


We offer a wide range of industry approved safety training.

We deliver the full range of GWO Basic Safety Training courses at our premises in Wexford which has a purpose built wind turbine for practical exercises allowing technicians to experience training as close to reality as possible.

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