ACES 7909 D - Accredited by City & Guilds 

Management and Design of Temporary Electrical Installations to BS7909:2011.

This course is intended to ensure that candidates are competent with electrical design principles, and the application of the Code of Practice, BS 7909, for the Installation of Temporary Electrical Systems for Entertainment and Related Purposes.


It details the requirements of Design and Management for the Duty Holder or Person Responsible for temporary electrical systems.


Upon completion, candidates should be able to act effectively in all aspects required of the Person Responsible for systems.

Course content
  • Part 1: Information requirements for Management and Design of temporary electrical systems

  • Part 2: Design calculations and process to select adequate supplies for systems.

  • Part 3: Selection of equipment suitable for purpose and requirements 

  • Part 4: Design calculations and process for testing and fault-finding of temporary electrical systems.

  • Part 5: Responsibilities and duties for Management and Documentation of temporary electrical systems

  • Part 6: Management of the safe removal of temporary electrical systems.


The test specification for this qualification:

  • Multiple choice: 20 questions, 45 minutes, Closed Book.

  • Written exam: 5 questions, 90 minutes. Open Book.

Course information

Course title:  AC 7909-D Management and Design of Temporary Electrical Systems

Certificate: Management and Design of Temporary Electrical Installations to BS7909:2011

Duration:  1 day

Class times: 09.00-17:00

Course fee: £ 195 inclusive (includes registration and exam fee)


This qualification is primarily aimed at those having responsibility for temporary electrical installations in their many forms. For Persons Responsible for designing and/or installing systems, this course covers the principles and practices required for safe and suitable electrical systems. 

Candidates undertaking this qualification will be expected to have completed the 7909-B course on the requirements of BS7909:2011, and the 7909-C course on Installation of Large Systems.