PPE Competent Person Adventure and Emergency Service Industry Course

PPE Courses in Tayside Edinburgh Glasgow and Grampian

Duration: 1 day

Cost: £200

Ratio: 1 to 10

Venue:  Aberfeldy base, however, for group bookings we will deliver at group workplace

Description:  This 1 day Course is geared towards the adventure and emergency service industry.

Our key aims of the course are to develop systems, reports and inspection regimes which are ‘business specific’ – including equipment marking, recording systems, inspection/examination procedures, equipment maintenance, storage and disposal procedures.

Prerequisites:  This Course is suitable for anyone working in the Activity sector including technical advisors, outdoor education store staff, to Mountain Rescue Equipment Officers.

 Content of course: A thorough understanding of the following legislation:

  • The Activity Centres (Young Persons’ Safety) Act 1995
  • The Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992
  • Lifting Operations Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER)
  • Work at Height Regulations 2007 (Amended)
  • Practical hands-on inspection of kit accompanied by classroom presentations
  • Inspection of all PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) includes all personal kit used in the adventure activities industry.

 Assessment format:

  • Short exam paper – open book from course materials
  • Practical test

Certification:

A certificate of training and assessment components will be issued. The course has a 3 year validation.

climbworksafety ltd recommend a 1 day update refresher/assessment every 3 years.

All of our courses fall within scope of BS8454:2006 which provides recommendations and guidance on the delivery of training and education for work at height, including rescue.  It is applicable to training for work which falls within the scope of the Work at Height Regulations 2005. The standard is applicable to training for work at height in an industrial context, including work at height in factories and in the construction, civil engineering and cleaning sectors, all climb industries courses are delivered in accordance with those standards.