High Voltage Safety

Certificate Awarded

Transport Canada Training Certificate
Marine Institute Certificate of Achievement


Students must meet one of the following conditions for admission to a HVS course:
• be enrolled in an EOET at the Operational Level or Management Level;
• be an experienced seafarer with at least 12 months sea service and have successfully completed the training course Electrotechnology and Automation Level 1; or
• Hold, at a minimum, a Third-class Engineer certificate of competency under the MPR 2007, or an Officer in charge of an engineering watch certificate of competency  under the MPR 2019.

Course Description

This course is suitable for marine engineering officers, electrical or electrotechnical officers, marine surveyors and marine superintendents. The training gives seafarers the essential education and training in high voltage (HV) installations to meet the Knowledge, Understanding and Proficiency requirements as set out in STCW Manila 2010 Tables A-III/2 and A-III/6 and is approved by the Transport Canada

Course Outline

1.0 Need for High Voltage Systems
2.0 Regulations and Special Equipment
3.0 Electric Shock and Arc Flash
4.0 High-Voltage Generation and Distribution
5.0 Safe Working Procedures
6.0 High-Voltage Switchgear
7.0 Marine Cables
8.0 Fault Detection and Protection
9.0 Marine Propulsion

ATTENTION: Your acceptance notification will be E-mailed to the E-mail account you provide during the registration process. Please remember to check your Junk E-mail folder for any communications that may have been filtered to that location.

Minimum class sizes are required to deliver courses, should these minimums not be achieved classes could be postponed or rescheduled.

There are no sections available for this course. Some courses are based on public/industry interest.Please fill out our course communication form to express interest in this course which will help us in organizing future sections.