Coaching at contractor

Dear Contractors,

From 1 November 2020 onwards, we will be giving you the chance to take a half-day contractor coaching session (covering General Safety Instructions for Working on High-Voltage Substations (GSIS), General Safety Instructions for Working on High-Voltage Lines (GSIL) and General Safety Instructions for Working on and in the Vicinity of Cables (GSIC)). These sessions will be run in English, French and Dutch and will be held at your company or at a location of your choice. This is a new service we at Elia are offering to provide further assistance to our contractors in coaching and testing their staff on the safety measures in place wherever we carry out work, to ensure that appropriately qualified personnel are working on our sites.

Benefits of this service:

  • Quality coaching provided by a qualified Elia trainer.
  • Flexibility: The coaching session will be held on a date that suits you.
  • Limited travel: The session will take place at a location of your choice.
  • Test and results on the same day and certificates issued within a week.

Conditions you as a client must meet to use this service:

  • As a guide, there must be between 10 and 30 participants (the quotation will be adjusted for larger groups).
  • All measures required by the public authorities must be complied with. The same applies to the additional COVID-19 measures imposed by Elia, such as:
    • Keeping a safe social distance from one another and from other people
    • Organising the session in a room where everyone can stay 1.5 m apart
    • Wearing a face mask at all times when moving around
    • Making sanitiser and disinfectant products available to participants and the trainer
    • Participants who feel unwell or have symptoms of COVID-19 must stay at home!
    • Participants are requested to bring their own pens.
  • Laying on a room with the appropriate furniture/equipment/fittings (desk, chair, projector, HDMI cable, extension cord with at least two power sockets, white board or wall) to project the presentation and with the appropriate resources to enable participants to participate in the coaching session under the best possible conditions.
  • Providing a parking space nearby for the Elia trainer
  • The request must be submitted through the website using the standard process at least one month before the desired coaching date.
  • Elia will make every effort to hold the session on the desired date, provided that an Elia examiner is available then.
  • The required particulars (BA4/BA5, photo) must be sent to us through the website at least two weeks before the coaching session.

Disclaimer: If these requirements are not met, the trainer reserves the right to refuse the coaching session and to invoice for it.

Price details

Price: €4,000 flat fee (excluding VAT)

NB: For coaching sessions abroad, travel and accommodation expenses are on top of this and must be agreed in advance. 

For more information, please contact Safety Support: safety.support@elia.be


Test at contractor

Dear Contractors,

From 1 November 2020, we will be giving you the chance to have an Elia examiner come to your company or a location of your choice to oversee tests (for contractors/work leaders). This is a new service we at Elia are planning to provide to offer as much flexibility as possible to contractors who want this and help ensure that our contractors have a workforce that is always suitably qualified and able to apply Elia's safety and security measures.

Benefits of this service:

  • A qualified Elia examiner.
  • Flexibility: The tests will be held on a date that suits you.
  • Limited travel: The tests will take place at a location of your choice in Belgium or abroad.
  • Results on the same day and certificates issued within a week.

Conditions you as a client must meet to use this service:

  • As a guide, there will be a maximum of 20 participants per slot (1 hour, and all slots must be consecutive), and the price will apply for up to two slots (the quotation will be adjusted for larger groups).
  • All measures required by the public authorities must be complied with. The same applies to the additional COVID-19 measures imposed by Elia, including:
    • Keeping a safe social distance from one another and from other people
    • Organising the session in a room where everyone can stay 1.5 m apart
    • Wearing a face mask at all times when moving around o Making sanitiser and disinfectant products available to participants and the examiner
    • Participants who feel unwell or have symptoms of COVID-19 must stay at home!
    • Participants are requested to bring their own pens.
  • Laying on a room with the furniture/equipment/fittings required to enable the participants to take the test under the best possible conditions.
  • Providing a parking space nearby for the Elia examiner
  • The request must be submitted through the website using the standard process at least one month beforehand.
  • Elia will make every effort to hold the test on the desired date, provided that an Elia examiner is available then.
  • The required particulars (BA4/BA5, photo) must be sent to us through the website at least two weeks before the test.

Disclaimer: If these requirements are not met, the examiner reserves the right to refuse the test and to invoice for it.

Price details

Price: €1,500 flat fee (excluding VAT)

NB: For tests abroad, travel and accommodation expenses are on top of this and must be agreed in advance. 

For more information, please contact Safety Support: safety.support@elia.be


Test for urgent work

Dear Contractors,

From 1 November 2020, we will be giving you the chance to have an Elia examiner come to your company or a location of your choice to oversee tests for urgent work. This is a new service we at Elia are planning to provide to offer as much flexibility as possible to contractors who want this and help ensure that our contractors have a workforce that is always suitably qualified and able to apply Elia's safety and security measures, and to do so within a reasonable period.

Benefits of this service:

  • A qualified Elia examiner.
  • Flexibility: The tests will be held on a date that suits you.
  • Limited travel: The tests will take place at a location of your choice in Belgium or abroad.
  • Results will be issued on the day itself, and successful candidates will be added to the system immediately.

Conditions you as a client must meet to use this service:

  • A maximum of 10 participants
  • You must be needing to carry out some urgent work, and that week's plenary test session must no longer be available.
  • The request must be accompanied by confirmation from an Elia staff member that the work is urgent.
  • All measures required by the public authorities must be complied with. The same applies to the additional COVID-19 measures imposed by Elia, including:
    • Keeping a safe social distance from one another and from other people
    • Organising the session in a room where everyone can stay 1.5 m apart o Wearing a face mask at all times when moving around
    • Making sanitiser and disinfectant products available to participants and the examiner
    • Participants who feel unwell or have symptoms of COVID-19 must stay at home!
    • Participants are requested to bring their own pens.
  • Laying on a room with the furniture/equipment/fittings required to enable the participants to take the test under the best possible conditions.
  • Providing a parking space nearby for the Elia examiner
  • The request must be submitted by email at least three working days in advance to safety.support@elia.be.
  • Elia will make every effort to hold the test on the desired date, provided that an Elia examiner is available then.
  • The required particulars (BA4/BA5, photo) must be sent to us through the website at least one working day before the test.

Disclaimer: If these requirements are not met, the examiner reserves the right to refuse the test and to invoice for it.

Price details

Price: €2,000 flat fee (excluding VAT)

NB: For tests abroad, travel and accommodation expenses are on top of this and must be agreed in advance. 

For more information, please contact Safety Support: safety.support@elia.be

This website uses cookies to provide you with an optimal browsing experience. Some cookies are strictly necessary for the operation of this website and cannot be rejected, while others are used for analytical/functional/targeting purposes and can be rejected, except for the cookies used to analyse the traffic. For more information, please consult ourCookie Policy . You can manage/change your cookie preferences at any time. If you do not manage your preferences, only the cookies which are strictly necessary will be accepted.