HAVS Vibration Training - Competent Persons Course

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

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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.

"Good content, Jarek was lovely and patient. Location was great, so much food"
Victoria Tosh, Cleveland Potash Limited - 17th Jun 2014

"Great course, interesting and well worth attending."
Nick Carr, Magnox South Limited - 25th Sep 2012

"Good Informative and in depth course. Good quality hand outs. Some text colours on slides are hard to read at a distance, great trainer."
John Kerr, Natural England - 23rd May 2016

"Good interesting course. Good instruction carried out in a manner to maintain interest levels"
Dave Roberts, Altrad NSG - 31st May 2016

"Good venue pleased with the tutor."
Mark Jarman, Powys Council - 18th Jun 2013

"I enjoyed the course, I found it very clear and well paced for both people with some experience and total novice. The teacher was well presented and kept the class moving in a positive direction."
Amanda Boorer, Southampton City Council - 28th Jun 2016

"An interesting, informative and well put together course that I enjoyed from start to finish."
Steve Jebb, Powys County Council - 27th Sep 2011

"A well laid out, well taught course."
Andy Sills, Dragonfly Consulting - 18th Jun 2013

"Having been on other courses run by Castle, the HAVS & Whole body Vibration course is yet another excellent course, consisting of superb notes and tuition provided at an exellent venue. The course also offers ongoing support after te training to help you pass the assessment and gain your competence qualification"
Iain Mathieson, MAGNOX Research Sites restoration Ltd. - 21st Apr 2015

"Enjoyed course, very good lecturer."
R J Lethbridge, Anchem Labs Limited - 17th Jan 2012

This is a random sample of the 210 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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