High Voltage Safety for All

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General information


The High Voltage Safety for All course has been designed to meet the requirements of the STCW Convention 1978, as amended, Table A-III/1, A-III/3, A-III/2 and A-III/6.

Course content:

  • Rules, regulations and guidelines;
  • Fundamentals of electricity, review general electrical theory and safety precautions;
  • Electrical equipment in a marine environment, review of a typical marine installation;
  • Basic fault level calculations, grounding arrangements, high voltage faults and protection;
  • High voltage safety, basics of risk management and safe working procedures;
  • Develop switching strategies for isolation;
  • First aid in electrical injuries.

Those who succesfully complete this course should achieve the required knowledge regarding the functional, operational and safety requirements for a marine high voltage system.

Contact Person: Bie Van Deun / Mathias Smidt (training@hzs.be)


The highlighted icons, represent the fields of education (in compliance with ISCED Classification) engaged during this course/programme.

0715 - Machinery and operators", "1022 - Safety


Venue: Antwerp Maritime Academia
Antwerp, Belgium



1350 EUR (including course material, certificate, lunch, coffee and water)


Academic level: Lifelong Learning
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