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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 the course for?

Tree Surgeons and Contractors wishing to work for electricity companies


City & Guilds NPTC   UA1


No pre-requisite certificates required for this course.


2 days – classroom based

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

Cancellation Policy

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

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