HAVS Vibration Training - Competent Persons Course

Learn to comply with The Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005

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Residential:
Cost Per Person: £975.00 (£1170.00 inc VAT)

On-Site:
Quote available on request.

Course Length: 3 days

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This Hand Arm Vibration (HAVS) Vibration Training course covers Hand-Arm Vibration and Whole Body Vibration with a 3 day residential course. Covering the most up to date legislation and standards; practical use of vibration meters and vibration measurement theory, you will leave this training course (subject to successful completion of all three modules) as a Competent Person.

Who Should Attend this HAVS Vibration Training Course?

If your workforce operate hand held power tools or vibrating plant and machinery, then it’s likely that vibration exposure is a potential issue within your organisation. This course is ideal for Health and Safety professionals, works managers, engineers or simply the individual(s) responsible for safety within your organisation.

This HAVS Vibration Training course leads to a qualification of “competence” for carrying out Hand Arm and Whole Body Vibration Risk Assessments.

Aims and Objectives of this HAVS Vibration Training Course?

The course is designed to give you detailed insight into the requirements of compliance with The Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005, and practical experience in carrying out Hand Arm and Whole Body Vibration Risk Assessments.

Covering all the up to date requirements of the HSE, this HAVS Vibration Training course provides an in-depth look at the legislation to ensure that you can be classed as 'competent' to carry out such work.

The course is a mix of theory and practical exercises to give you all the necessary information and experience that will help you to reduce vibration exposure in the workplace and implement a HAVS safety procedure.

  • To create and understanding of vibration control measures
  • To build and understanding of the principles of vibration
  • To understand the effect of vibration on the human body
  • To give you a detailed insight into the current legal framework including the European Physical Agents (Vibration) Directive
  • To look closely at the HSE guidance
  • To look in detail at instrumentation issues
  • To give you an insight into practical vibration monitoring
  • To provide you with hands-on experiences

HAVS Vibration Training Course Overview

The course consists of three modules, which are structured in the following way.

Module 1 – Distance Learning Pack

Designed to guide you through the basic principles of vibration, including an introduction to terminology and units of measurement used. Familiarising yourself with this information will give you a good foundation ready for Modules 2 and 3.

If you’re unsure whether this course is suitable for you, you can download module 1 for free.

Download Module 1 – Webinar

Module 2 - Three Day Seminar

Module 2 is a three day seminar including major topics incorporating vibration theory, Hand Arm and Whole Body Vibration Measurement protocols and parameters, vibration reduction techniques, legislation and standards, instrumentation and measurement.

There is a heavy practical element of the course to familiarise you with the techniques of measurement and the fundamental operation of instruments, as well as introducing you to a selection of the most advanced equipment available on the market from a range of leading manufacturers.

Module 3 - Hand Arm and Whole Body Vibration Risk Assessment Report

Your Risk Assessment Report can either be produced using results from measurements taken during Module 2, or this can be a project of your choice, which involves the production of a "Hand Arm Vibration" risk assessment report.

The report you produce is the basis of your certification for the course and will be marked by the course tutor. Once you successfully complete your report to a competent standard, we will issue you with a certificate of competence valid for three years.

What will you achieve?

Successful completion of the three modules will result in the awarding of a 3 Year Certificate of Competency, giving you the evidence you need to prove your suitability for performing assessments in the workplace.

"Great course, covered in detail. Jarek was a great teacher and explained it all superbly. The pace was right and food at lunch was lovely. Fantastic hotel and good location. Very nice meal on the first night."
Neil Symes, Honda - 24th Sep 2015

"I really enjoyed the course, it?s the 2nd time I have attended and both occasions I found the pace good, the instructors helpful and very knowledgeable and good at getting the information across in an understandable way."
Andrew Buggey, Air Power Products - 12th Sep 2017

"Excellent insight and demonstration into the practical application to Vibration monitoring. This will allow me to use these skills for the future."
Andrew Whitehead, Siemens Energy - 6th Dec 2011

"This was a great course with excellent tutors, location and delivery. All people on the course were of the same opinion and I look forward to my refresher course in 3 years time. Thanks to Jarek Gil, Simon Bull and Paul Bartle."
Stephen Costello, University of Salford - 5th Dec 2017

"Enjoyed the course and found everything extremely useful and very well presented."
Tom Rich, Dragonfly Acoustics - 13th Mar 2012

"Excellent course, good facilities. First class trainers , experts in their field. Enjoyed every minute of this course."
Andy Potter, East Riding of Yorkshire Council - 23rd Jun 2015

"Enjoyable course in the main well paced."
Christina Quirke, Wakefield Council - 17th Apr 2018

"As always a throughly enjoyable and informatiuve course. Expertly delivered "
Gary Crane, CTL Seal - 28th Jun 2016

"On completing te Castle HAVS course I have found the course extremeley informative and delivered in a very relaxed way by a very experienced trainer. The HAVS course was delivered to the same high stabdard as the noise courses I have previously attended."
Ian Snowdon, Hitachi Rail Europe. - 23rd Jun 2015

"A very good experience "
Les Little, Southhampton City Council - 28th Jun 2016

This is a random sample of the 236 testimonials we have for the HAVS Vibration Training - Competent Persons Course.

  • Wayne Kromalicki, Serco Ltd
  • Charlie Laycock, Forgemasters Steel
  • Andrew Himsworth, Mobile Mini UK
  • Karl Forman, ISOS Housing Ltd
  • Rob Taylor, West Country Housing
  • Simon and Darren, DIPT Ltd
  • Stuart Gibbon, Mechtool Engineering

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  • Orton Hall Hotel & Spa

  • £95.00 (£114.00 inc VAT) per person per night
  • The Village, Orton Longueville, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 7DN
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  • Crown Spa Hotel

  • £95.00 (£114.00 inc VAT) per person per night
  • The Esplanade, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2AG
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