During the course, participants gain a reflected attitude to electrical safety and knowledge of the risks associated with working in the vicinity of high-voltage installations such that dangerous incidents and accidents involving electricity or short circuiting (electric arcs) may be avoided.
All persons with independent access rights to high-voltage installations in order to conduct visual inspections or other work in high-voltage areas. Examples of such personnel include those working with telecommunications, snow clearance, cleaning and other maintenance tasks. The course is also relevant for personnel involved with such tasks as mowing grass, painting, repairs and other building maintenance inside restricted access high-voltage areas.
In addition to the course, practical training is required in the specific installation where work is conducted.
The course meets the official requirements for theoretical refresher courses as specified in FSE § 7.