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.
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.
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.
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.
On completion of the course, participants will understand;
One day (including assessment).
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.
Written question paper
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.
Candidates will be provided with a training pack.
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