Topics include:

  • Protection against over voltages of atmospheric origin (lightning)

  • Protection against over voltages generated by the equipment within the installation (switching of inductive loads)

  • Consequential levels of protection (consequences and risk assessment calculations)

  • Sources of electromagnetic disturbances

  • Selection and erection of surge protection devices

  • Connection of surge protection devices

  • Typical installation methods of a surge protection device in a power distribution board

  • The application of Surge Protection Devices using the lightning protection zone concept (LPZ)

  • Examples of best and bad practice of installation

  • Ongoing inspection and test

  • Performance values as defined in section 534 for the surge protection device assembly (SPDA)

  • Surge Protection Devices in non-low voltage circuits for example, Ethernet, CCTV, electric vehicles and communication systems


Contents updated in accordance with BS 7671 The Wiring Regulations 18th Edition


Course Duration: 1 Day

Course Dates:

Date to be advised - please contact the office to register your interest

Cost: £175.00 + VAT