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Authorised Person Ventilation HTM 03-01 (APV)

£1,495 + VAT
5 Days
York,   Slough and On-site.
Course Overview
This course has been developed to provide the necessary information to understand the core duties and responsibilities of the Authorised Person following HTM 03-01 and other associated guidance. The course provides guidance on the legal requirements, design implications, maintenance and operation of ventilation within healthcare premises. It will also cover the inspection and verification requirements as well as the compulsory measurements of performance to ensure the system achieves minimum standards and operates to an acceptable performance level and remains fit for purpose.
Who is This Course For?
This course has been developed for healthcare managers, design engineers, estates and operations managers, technical staff and consultants who require an understanding of how to manage specialised ventilation systems in healthcare premises.
Start Date End Date Location Price (Ex. Vat)
Mon, 29th July 2024 Fri, 2nd August 2024 Slough £ 1,495
Mon, 12th August 2024 Fri, 16th August 2024 Slough £ 1,495
Mon, 19th August 2024 Fri, 23rd August 2024 York £ 1,495
Mon, 2nd September 2024 Fri, 6th September 2024 York £ 1,495
Mon, 16th September 2024 Fri, 20th September 2024 York £ 1,495
Mon, 23rd September 2024 Fri, 27th September 2024 Slough £ 1,495
Mon, 21st October 2024 Fri, 25th October 2024 York £ 1,495
Mon, 28th October 2024 Fri, 1st November 2024 Slough £ 1,495
Mon, 18th November 2024 Fri, 22nd November 2024 York £ 1,495
Mon, 25th November 2024 Fri, 29th November 2024 Slough £ 1,495
Mon, 9th December 2024 Fri, 13th December 2024 York £ 1,495
Mon, 16th December 2024 Fri, 20th December 2024 Slough £ 1,495
Mon, 13th January 2025 Fri, 17th January 2025 York £ 1,495
Mon, 20th January 2025 Fri, 24th January 2025 Slough £ 1,495
Mon, 27th January 2025 Fri, 31st January 2025 York £ 1,495
Mon, 3rd February 2025 Fri, 7th February 2025 York £ 1,495
Mon, 10th February 2025 Fri, 14th February 2025 Slough £ 1,495
Mon, 24th February 2025 Fri, 28th February 2025 Slough £ 1,495
Mon, 17th March 2025 Fri, 21st March 2025 York £ 1,495
Mon, 24th March 2025 Fri, 28th March 2025 Slough £ 1,495
Mon, 31st March 2025 Fri, 4th April 2025 York £ 1,495
Mon, 7th April 2025 Fri, 11th April 2025 York £ 1,495
Mon, 7th April 2025 Fri, 11th April 2025 Slough £ 1,495
Mon, 19th May 2025 Fri, 23rd May 2025 York £ 1,495
Mon, 19th May 2025 Fri, 23rd May 2025 Slough £ 1,495
Mon, 2nd June 2025 Fri, 6th June 2025 Slough £ 1,495
Mon, 16th June 2025 Fri, 20th June 2025 York £ 1,495
Mon, 23rd June 2025 Fri, 27th June 2025 Slough £ 1,495

Day Morning Afternoon
  • Course Introduction
  • Healthcare Comfort
  • SHTM/HTM-03 Statutory Regulations
  • Definition of Terms
  • Legionellosis
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Safe systems of work
  • SHTM/HTM 03 - Chapter 2
  • Risk Assessments
  • Fire Safety, COSHH and Implications
  • Types of Ventilation Systems
  • Plantroom Visit
  • Refrigeration systems
  • SHTM/HTM 03 Chapter 3
  • Ventilation systems requirements
  • Waste Heat Recovery Systems
  • SHTM / HTM - Chapter 4
  • AHU Components
  • Fire Dampers
  • SHTM / HTM 03 - Chapter 4
  • Principles of Air Conditioning
  • HTM 03 Part A and Part B Technical Details
  • Air Flow Measurement and Standard Instruments
  • Annual Inspection Requirements
  • Practical Inspection and Practical Air Flow Measurement
  • Principles of Psychrometry and use in a Ventilation System
  • Principles of Psychrometry and use in a Ventilation System
  • Definition of Critical Ventilation Systems
  • Challenge Tests for Critical Systems
  • Application of Verification Checklist
  • Proportional Balancing of Air Conditioning Systems
  • Basic Controls
  • Building Services Controls and BMS Systems
  • Syndicate Exercises
  • Tutorial
  • Course Assessment
  • Understand the standards of design & installation of NHS ventilation systems
  • Principal Health & Safety issues associated with vent systems within hospital premises
  • Legislation applicable to ventilation systems
  • Need for and location of smoke & fire dampers and the function, of pressure stabilisation methods
  • Vapour compression refrigeration system, and its relationship with air conditioning
  • Understand the function of and maintenance requirements of system heat exchangers
  • Humidification and de-humidification, explain its use within the NHS
  • What precautions should be in place in NHS ventilation and air conditioning systems to control Legionella.
  • Principles of psychrometry and its use for explaining ventilation processes.
  • Inspection and verification of critical ventilation systems. Plus practical application.
  • Instruments used to collate information from the ventilation systems and their practical use.
  • Safe System of Work and the NHS risk assessment process model.
Prior to attending this course we recommend you have completed the following or their equivalent and possess:
Background knowledge or experience working with ventilation systems.
Everything you require for this course is provided
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Course Training Team


Malcolm Webster

Senior Mechanical/Ventilation Training Consultant

Malcolm is a highly-qualified Mechanical and Electrical engineer who has worked for several organisations, within both the public and private sectors in UK and overseas. He first became involved with training and assessment during his time while in government service with the Property Services Agency at RTTC Cardington and has enjoyed working in these specialist fields during his subsequent career. Malcolm has considerable experience in air conditioning and ventilation systems and has recently been delivering the specialist ventilation courses for the NHS authorising personnel courses. Malcolm is based at our head office and training centre in York.

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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