HAVS Vibration Training - Competent Persons Course

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

Course Information

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

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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.

"I found the course to be well delivered with good contentand was explained in great detail which made the principles very easy to grasp."
Philip Last, PD Ports and Logistics - 17th Jan 2012

"Great course, really enjoyed it. Many thanks to Jarek Gil and Paul Bartle."
Lee Beamiss, Carpentry & Building - 5th Dec 2017

"I found the training course interesting and useful as we complete a lot of on site testing (HAV)."
Rob Chattley, Worlifts - 3rd Dec 2013

"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

"the course was delivered in a very friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Chris was extremeley knowledgable and experienced which was evident by the way he answered any questions."
Phil Mitchell, Alstom - 21st Apr 2015

"Interesting course, made enjoyable by Jarek. Covered the main areas I was looking for and some additional items covered. Would recommend this course to others."
Mick Smimpkins, Honda UK - 24th Sep 2015

"Very informative course, all aspects were covered that I expected."
John Pollard, Sir Robert McAlpine - 23rd Mar 2013

"Excellent course, focused on the practical requirements of regulatory compliance. Plenty of hands on experience to enable familiarity with setting up measurements and setting out assessments. I would recommend it."
Neil Lewis, Ineos Chlorvinyls Limited - 27th Sep 2011

"During the course I felt the manner in which the course was delivered gave everyone a good understanding of a previously unknown subject. I would like to take this opportunity to thank Chris (course tutor) and also Simon MD of Castle for their excellent service."
Mark Schaschku, Doncaster's Aerospace - 14th Jun 2011

"Interesting course and delivered well."
Liz Welch, Cummins on site course - 15th May 2018

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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