Substation Safety Awareness Training

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Organisation profile

Powerpoint Engineering Ltd is the industry expert in providing specialised electrical testing products, services & training. We are the market leader in Ireland in niche industries such as Substation Safety, Power Quality,Energy Monitoring, Lockout/Tagout & PAT Testing, having built up the necessary expertise & distribution agencies. Customers include generating stations, utility companies, manufacturing plants, facility managers, engineers, safety consultants & electrical contractors

Training aim

The aim of the course is that personnel entering a substation environment will have a good understanding of substation equipment and the associated hazards.

Learning objectives

On completion of the course you will have a very good understanding of:

What is Arc Flash?

Electrical Arcing & minimum safety clearance distances

Use and understanding of typical terminology & definitions

Electrical Plant Voltage levels

Safety Rules - Responsibility of Persons & Roles

Isolation & Earthing - 5 Golden Rules

Function and application of earths

Safety Documentation

Insulation & Rescue Equipment 

Course outline

Our Substation Safety Awareness Training Course is comprehensive and includes the following:

Health & Safety Legislation

Danger & Hazards of Electricity

Terms & Definitions

Electrical Plant & Identification

The Function of Protection Systems

Safety Rules

Isolation & Earthing

Safety Documentation

Other Substation Safety Equipment

Substation Do’s & Don’ts

Trainer's profile

Our trainer has over 10 years’ experience in the electrical industry and 4 years as a trainer.

Qualifications include:

FETAC Level 6 - Train the Trainer

FPX Leadership and Project Management

FETAC Level 6 - Electrician

City & Guilds Level 3 – Inspection, Testing & Verification of Electrical Equipment

Course duration

3 hours to be held in Portlaoise or on-site.

Assessment & Certification

We are accredited by NSAI to ISO Standard 9001:2015. On passing an examination, you will be issued with Substation Safety Awareness Certificate.

Who should attend

Any personnel entering a substation or high energy environment including Maintenance & Operatives, EH&S Personnel, Safety Officers, Plant Managers and Engineers.