HVMARS01 – Safe Operation of HV Power Systems (Marine/Offshore Authorised Person)

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Train to perform limited switching operations in maritime and offshore environments with this high voltage marine training course.

Course Code



This is a 3 day training course.

Course Location

PASS Training Centre
1 Alberto Street
TS18 2BQ

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Course Entry Requirements

You should be either an existing marine engineer, or training towards a career in the maritime/offshore industry where you will be interacting with high voltage equipment.

At least a basic level of electrical understanding will be required to successfully complete this course.

Anyone attending must also be able to read, speak and write to a good level of English.

Course Description

Specifically made for the marine and offshore industry, this training course gives you – subject to client approval – the training you need to perform limited switching operations in HV areas onboard ships and on offshore platforms.

During this course, you’ll learn about restricted switching operations, to monitor the performance and condition of a system (including relay operation) and be able to do all activities in a safe, competent manner in line with all regulations and safety precautions.

This marine high voltage course is designed to train you up to the level of Authorised Person. We also run a Senior Authoried Person marine high voltage course (HVMARS04).

Course Content

The course covers the following modules:

  • Safety Requirements
  • Electrical Hazards and Precautions
  • Arrangement of High Voltage Substations/Switchrooms
  • Emergency Conditions
  • Philosophy of High Voltage Distribution
  • Operation and Safety Features of Switchgear
  • Limited Operational Procedures
  • High Voltage Safety Rules
  • The Role of Protection Relays
  • Treatment of the System (Neutral Point)
  • Practical Switching Exercise
  • Case Studies
  • Course Review

We can also provide bespoke modules designed in combination with your unique business safety protocols. Please contact us directly for more information on tailoring your training course.


Written examination and practical examination

Reading Requirements

There are no peripheral reading requirements for this course.

Certificate(s) Gained

  • PASS Certificate of Competency

Those who do not complete the course or do not pass the tests will receive a certificate of attendance instead.

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If you’d like any further information on any of our courses, including confined space awareness, please give us a call 01642 987 978 or contact our training team.

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