Competent Person Mechanical and Pressure Systems (CPMPS)

£480 + VAT
2 Days
YorkSlough and On-site.
Course Overview
This City & Guilds accredited course will enable you to gain the knowledge required to carry out the role of Competent or Skilled Person (Mechanical) and can assist in demonstrating competence during the formal appointment process. 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
Low angle copper pipes and valves
Equipment Set Up Boiler and Pipes
Who is This Course For?
This is aimed at mechanical staff with responsibility for the operation or maintenance of installed mechanical plant and who may be nominated as a Competent or Skilled Person within their organisation.

Key Learning Areas
  • Technical overview of mechanical systems components
  • Requirements of Pressure Systems Safety Regulations
  • Safe system of work associated with mechanical systems
  • Receipt of safety documentation
  • Practical exercises in the isolation of mechanical equipment

Course Schedule
Day Time Morning Afternoon
  • Introduction
  • Fundamental Principles of Applied Heat & Mechanics
  • Mechanical Systems & Components - Combustion of Fuels
  • Outline Structure of UK Legislation
  • Organisation & Management for Compliance
  • Day 1 Review
  • Mechanical Systems - Risk Assessment & Means of Isolation
  • Implementation of the SSOW (Fixed & Documented Systems)
  • Isolation Exercise(s)
  • Assessment(s)
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Course Training Team


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.

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Upcoming Course Dates
Tuesday, 21st January 2020
End date: Wednesday, 22nd January 2020
Tuesday, 25th February 2020
End date: Wednesday, 26th February 2020
Tuesday, 24th March 2020
End date: Wednesday, 25th March 2020
Tuesday, 28th April 2020
End date: Wednesday, 29th April 2020
Tuesday, 5th May 2020
End date: Wednesday, 6th May 2020

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