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defaultElectrical Awareness – UA1 – Safe Proximity to Power Lines


Course Objectives

  • Understand legislation and safety guidelines pertaining to safe working in proximity to power lines
  • Be able to identify electricity networks and their component parts
  • Identify relevant safety zones and their inherent dangers
  • Understand emergency procedures and how to implement them
  • Definitions of the various safety documents
  • Be able to ensure own and others’ safety when working in the proximity of power lines

Who Is It For

Tree Surgeons and Contractors wishing to work for electricity companies


2 days. Classroom based


No pre-requisite certificates required for this course.


City & Guilds NPTC   UA1

Course Content

  • Legislation
  • Network Identification
  • Safety Zones
  • Tree Categories
  • Risk Assessment
  • Accident and Emergency
  • Safety Documents and Shutdown Procedures
  • Safety


£380+vat per person for 3 days training + City & Guilds NPTC assessments

Newlands Training Ltd have the following cancellation policy:

• 7 working days notice, full fee refund, less administration charge of £25.00

• 3-7 working days notice, 50% fee refund

• 1-3 working days notice, 25% fee refund

• Less than 1 days notice, no refund