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Authorised Person Mechanical and Pressure Systems (APMPS)

£1,095 + VAT
4 Days
York,   Slough and On-site.
Course Overview
Many organisations have adopted JSP 375 Volume 3 Chapter 4 (or parts thereof) as the basis for a Safe System of Work as applied to mechanical systems. For practicable commonality this course is based on the content of this document together with HSG 253 Safe Isolation of Equipment.
Mechanical and Pressure Systems practical session
Tutor showing pressure valves
Low angle copper pipes and valves
Equipment Set Up Boiler and Pipes
Who is This Course For?
This City & Guilds Accredited course is aimed at experienced engineering staff with responsibility for the implementation of risk management systems and procedures as an inherent part of, and in accordance with, their Organisation’s Safety Policy. Primarily, those with responsibility for the control, operation or maintenance of installed mechanical plant and who may be appointed as Authorised Person Mechanical or Pressure Systems. It is also suitable for those with overseeing and audit responsibilities within this area of specialisation.
Day Morning Afternoon
One
  • Introduction
  • Fundamental Principles of Applied Heat & Mechanics
  • Mechanical Systems & Components - Combustion of Fuels
  • Outline Structure of UK Legislation
  • Organisation & Management for Compliance
Two
  • Evening Exercise(s) Review
  • Mechanical Systems - Risk Assessment & Means of Isolation
  • Implementation of the SSOW (Fixed & Documented Systems)
  • Tutorial Exercise No.1 (MTHW)
  • Syndicate Practical Exercise(s)
Three
  • Evening Exercise(s) Review
  • Syndicate Practical Exercise(s)
  • Syndicate Practical Exercise(s)
Four
  • Assessment Exercise No.1 (Documentation & Isolation)
  • Assessment Exercise No.1 (Written/MC)
  • Fundamental principles of applied mechanics and thermodynamics
  • Mechanical systems and components
  • Requirements of pressure systems safety regulations
  • Requirements of HASAWA 1974 and delegated legislation
  • Safe systems of work associated with mechanical systems
  • Functional risk assessments
  • Monitoring and audit requirements
  • Practical exercises in the completion of safety documentation
Prior to attending this course we recommend you have completed the following or their equivalent and possess:
Background knowledge or experience working within a mechanical role.
Everything you require for this course is provided

Course Training Team

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Andy Cresswell

Mechanical Training Manager

Andy has over 36 years experience in the Mechanical Industry. He is a qualified mechanical engineer, and has worked within various Mechanical roles spanning over 23 years. Read More...

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Customer Questions

Q: What is an Authorised Person?
A: An Authorised Person is defined as someone who has been formally authorised in writing to undertake a role.
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Upcoming Course Dates
York
Monday, 8th March 2021
End date: Thursday, 11th March 2021
Slough
Monday, 15th March 2021
End date: Thursday, 18th March 2021
Slough
Monday, 29th March 2021
End date: Thursday, 1st April 2021
York
Monday, 12th April 2021
End date: Thursday, 15th April 2021
Slough
Monday, 19th April 2021
End date: Thursday, 22nd April 2021


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