Managing Environmental Noise to BS4142 - Competent Persons Course
Understand Environmental Noise Assessments
Cost Per Person: £975.00 (£1170.00 inc VAT)
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Course Length: 3 days
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The Environmental Noise Assessment Competent Persons Training Course covers current Guidance, Standards and Legislation regarding noise in the environment; local authority guidelines and the impact of excessive noise; principles of noise and hands on experience with environmental sound meters and how to analyse data and report the findings.
Who Should Attend
If you are an environmental professional or have a responsibility for environmental issues with regard to the impact of noise, then this course is designed for you. This will apply equally if you work in industry, local authority, construction or consultancy.
Aims and Objectives
This course will give you a detailed insight into the current standards and legislation regarding environmental matters (e.g. National Planning Policy Framework [incorporating the Technical Guidance], Noise Policy Statement for England, British Standard BS 4142, BS 5228) as well as the Environmental Protection Act, and will equip you to prepare a detailed environmental noise survey report.
You will look in some detail at Local Authority implemented guidelines issued on subjects ranging from "Clubs & Pubs" noise to "Barking Dogs", and not forgetting "Noisy Neighbours." The course also covers Acoustic Theory; Noise Reduction Techniques; Instrumentation and Measurement.
- To ensure that you have an understanding of the principles of environmental noise, including the subjective effects on people
- To give an in depth view of the recently introduced National Planning Policy Framework, standards and legislation covering environmental noise
- To develop and understand the effects of factors that influence measurements
- To give an insight into instrumentation and practical noise monitoring
- To give you an insight into measuring background noise levels
- To develop fundamentals of noise theory and basic predictive methodologies
- To equip you with the knowledge and skills to write a competent assessment report
The course consists of 3 modules, which are structured in the following way:
Module 1 Distance Learning Pack
Designed to guide you through the basic principles of acoustics incorporating the concepts of sound pressure level, including notation and units used. This work gives a good foundation and should be attempted before attending Module 2.
Module 2 Three Day Seminar
The syllabus for module 2 will include major topics incorporating acoustic theory, environmental measurement parameters, noise reduction techniques, Legislation and standards, instrumentation and measurement. There is also a heavy practical element of the course to familiarise you with the techniques of measurement and fundamental operation of instruments.
Module 3 Environmental based project
This can either be produced using results from measurements taken during module 2 or can be a project of your choice, which involves the production of an environmental noise survey report. This report is the basis of certification for the course and is marked by your tutor. On successful completion, a certificate of competence will be issued.
"Very good, educational and entertaining course, Many thanks."
Allan Wise, Huntsman Tioxide - 6th Nov 2012
"Good Venue, good instruction 2½ days maybe a little bit short."
Michael Wyn Jones, Celtest - 2nd Aug 2011
"Course very relevant and well executed. Made it interesting, accommodation and hospitality excellent."
Ged Robinson, GKN Autostructure - 4th Feb 2014
"Lecturer kept a monotorious subject interesting and enjoyable. Course notes are helpful to refer to for future reports."
Will Vernon, Castle Group Limited - 4th Feb 2014
"Lecturer Jarek made a sometimes technically complicated subject understandable to the delegates."
Michael Stevenson, Scottish Power - 27th Oct 2015
"An enjoyable and informative course."
Peter Winnicki, Zotefoams PLC - 8th Nov 2011
"Enjoyed Environmental noise course, veryrelaxed learning environment. Presenter Jarek Gil provided an in depth knowledge of subject matter. Good mix of practical work to ensure understanding and application of theory."
Jim Denholm, Scottish Power - 27th Oct 2015
"Very good course well explained by Chris."
Iolo Owen, Celtest - 2nd Aug 2011
"This course was really good, well presented, covering all requirements necessary to complete the required assessments. The planning and administration was excellent, the presenter very knowledgeable and extremely helpful. I would recommend Castle for any Noise Associated Course."
Brian Davies, Zotefoams PLC - 8th Nov 2011
"I found te course really informative and interesting in a relaxed environment. Jarek was an excellent tutor and is a credit to Castle. I will recommend the course to other work colleagues."
Richard Leggett, Centrica Energy - 27th Oct 2015
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