NEN 3140 VP Course
Have you been appointed by your employer as a Vakbekwaam Persoon (Skilled Person)? In this course you will be trained as a Skilled Person in accordance with NEN 3140. Requirements for the course are a training in electrical engineering or equivalent work experience.
Qualification after a NEN 3140 VP course
After attending this course, you will be officially authorized to perform electrical engineering work and you will meet the NEN 3140 requirements for a Skilled Person.
Employees appointed by their employer as a Skilled Person in the framework of NEN 3140 can carry out more complex electrical work, such as adding a meter group to installations, maintenance of electrical installations, and work on low-voltage installations.
Target audience of the NEN 3140 VP course
This one-day NEN 3140 course is intended for employees who are designated as a Skilled Person according to NEN 3140. A training in electrical engineering or equivalent work experience is a requirement to participate in this course.
VOP NEN 3140
To take the NEN 3140 VP course, you must have completed a training in electrical engineering or have relevant work experience in this field. What if you want to take the NEN 3140 course, but do not have a training in electrical engineering? In that case the NEN 3140 VOP course is an excellent choice. With a NEN 3140 VOP certification, you are authorized to replace fuses, inspect equipment and reset safety features. VOP is short for Voldoende Onderricht Persoon (Instructed Person). After you have completed this course, you can then take the NEN 3140 VP course for more in-depth knowledge and competence.
What makes you a Skilled Person under NEN 3140 VP?
Before you can call yourself a Skilled Person, you must meet a number of requirements. For example, you need to be able to assess the hazards and risks involved in electrical work, and it is important that you know how to carry out electrical work safely. With this recognized course you will meet these quality requirements.
Is a NEN 3140 VP certification required?
With this course, the employer and the candidate both comply with the requirements of the Working Conditions Act and the Labour Inspectorate for a Skilled Person in accordance with NEN 3140.
Duration of the NEN 3140 VP course
The course can be completed in one day.
Contents of the NEN 3140 VP course
The course will cover the following topics:
Electrical hazards and accidents
- Electrical hazards
- Short circuit
- Preventing short circuits
Electrical engineering and legislation
- Legislation and history
- Occupational health legislation
- NEN 3140
Safe working processes by skilled personnel, procedures, and PPE
- Periodic instruction
- Working and maintenance procedures
- Working on equipment while disconnected (no voltage)
- Permission to start work
- Working close to live parts
Working with a work permit and operating instruction
- Safety procedures
- Work permits and work on low-voltage installations
- Operating/switching instruction document, plan or annex
- Replacing a broken wall socket
- Working on a distribution unit
NEN 3140 VP certificate
To keep your knowledge and skills at the right level, we recommend that you do a refresher course at least once every five years. Align your Outcome re-training with your NEN 3140 designation policy. More information can be found in our free e-book ‘NEN 3140 implementatie’ (in Dutch).
NEN 3140 VP online
Would you prefer to take the course online? You can! You can register on the page NEN 3140 VP course online (in Dutch) by clicking the button ‘Direct inschrijven’ (Register now).