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.

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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.

"Both Castle and Acoustic Associates provided a good course in a great location. Chris was an excellent tutor and took time to explain anything we did not fully understand."
Mark Bird, Magnox - 26th Nov 2015

"I really enjoyed the course. The content was as expected and forfilled what I needed for my job. Not too fast or too slow, ‘Tutot' knew his stuff but did not make us feel like we were asking stupid questions. The Hotel – top marks added to the enjoyment of the course, the meal was a lovely touch."
Vikki Carr, BAE Systems - 23rd Mar 2013

"Great Venue, good tutor, excellent training tools, overall very good course."
Peter Tolley, Petrofac - 18th Jun 2013

"Good experience with very knowledgeable tutors."
Mark Painter, Anglian Home Improvements - 25th Mar 2014

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

"Very competent, knowledgeable lecturers with very comprehensive course materials."
Neil Carroll, Getrag Ford Transmissions - 14th Jun 2011

"An excellent course, delivered by a professional and highly knowledgeable trainer in a readily understandable format. Friendly people in a great location and fab hotel. I would recommend this course to anyone who needs to manage hand arm vibration & whole body vibration at work."
Robert Taylor, Plymouth Community Homes - 7th Feb 2017

"I thought the course was arranged perfectly at a beautiful venue(Crown Spa). The course was professionally delivered in a timely manner. It was made easy to understand and the message was well received."
Jason Day, EDF Energy - 18th Jun 2013

"Accommodation was excellent and course was very good. Information pack and instructions were very good with a friendly atmosphere and good leasing."
Robert Clarke, Broads Authority - 17th Jan 2012

"Good Course, Chris a very good instructor. The meal out on Tuesday night - a nice touch."
Paul Hemingway, Altrad NSG UK Limited - 4th Dec 2012

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

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  • Karl Forman, ISOS Housing Ltd
  • Rob Taylor, West Country Housing
  • Simon and Darren, DIPT Ltd
  • Stuart Gibbon, Mechtool Engineering

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  • The Village, Orton Longueville, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 7DN
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