further information on the BESC scheme see the
overview below and/or contact Greg Keogh on 07836 668452 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
course/assessment availability and pricing information, or to book
places, please contact Jane Briggs, Administration Manager, on 01623
email@example.com, or complete the
form available on this website.
Energy & Utility Skills provides the
framework and regulations for the operation of the scheme, is
responsible for the industry standards on which the scheme is based and
registers candidates on the scheme.
This is essentially a competency assessment
and registration process the standards for which correspond with
specific units of the electricity distribution and transmission level 2
and 3 NVQs (City & Guilds 2353-42/2353-43). The standards, which are at
a basic level, deal with entering, moving around and exiting work areas
in electricity distribution and transmission environments. Three
separate standards exist for substations, overhead lines and underground
cable work areas.
Underground Cable Designated Work Areas
Line Designated Work Areas
Apparatus Designated Work Areas
assessors operating within an assessment centre accredited by Energy and
Utility Skills carry out competency assessment and subsequent
Following successful assessment, candidates are registered on the
web-enabled database for a period of three years after which a further
assessment will need to be undertaken to remain on the register. The
process is summarised in the standard KeFax
candidate briefing form.
Further preparatory information can be found by reviewing National Grid
NSI4, NSI6 and
NSI8.(Please note that KeFax can provide training support for all
National Grid Safety instructions pleas
contact us with any requirements)