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Authorised Person Mechanical and Pressure Systems (APMPS)

£1,155 + VAT
4 Days
York,   Slough,   Livingston 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.
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 - 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.
Start Date End Date Location Price (Ex. Vat)
Mon, 15th August 2022 Thu, 18th August 2022 Slough £1155
Mon, 22nd August 2022 Thu, 25th August 2022 York £1155
Mon, 22nd August 2022 Thu, 25th August 2022 Slough £1155
Mon, 5th September 2022 Thu, 8th September 2022 York £1155
Mon, 12th September 2022 Thu, 15th September 2022 Slough £1155
Mon, 3rd October 2022 Thu, 6th October 2022 York £1155
Mon, 3rd October 2022 Thu, 6th October 2022 Slough £1155
Mon, 10th October 2022 Thu, 13th October 2022 Slough £1155
Mon, 10th October 2022 Thu, 13th October 2022 York £1155
Mon, 7th November 2022 Thu, 10th November 2022 Slough £1155
Mon, 7th November 2022 Thu, 10th November 2022 York £1155
Mon, 14th November 2022 Thu, 17th November 2022 Slough £1155
Mon, 5th December 2022 Thu, 8th December 2022 York £1155
Mon, 12th December 2022 Thu, 15th December 2022 Slough £1155
Mon, 9th January 2023 Thu, 12th January 2023 York £1170
Mon, 16th January 2023 Thu, 19th January 2023 Livingston £1170
Mon, 16th January 2023 Thu, 19th January 2023 Slough £1170
Mon, 6th February 2023 Thu, 9th February 2023 York £1170
Mon, 13th February 2023 Thu, 16th February 2023 Slough £1170
Mon, 20th February 2023 Thu, 23rd February 2023 Livingston £1170
Mon, 6th March 2023 Thu, 9th March 2023 York £1170
Mon, 13th March 2023 Thu, 16th March 2023 Slough £1170
Mon, 13th March 2023 Thu, 16th March 2023 Livingston £1170
Mon, 3rd April 2023 Thu, 6th April 2023 York £1170
Tue, 11th April 2023 Fri, 14th April 2023 Slough £1170
Mon, 17th April 2023 Thu, 20th April 2023 Livingston £1170
Mon, 8th May 2023 Thu, 11th May 2023 York £1170
Mon, 15th May 2023 Thu, 18th May 2023 Slough £1170
Mon, 22nd May 2023 Thu, 25th May 2023 Livingston £1170
Mon, 5th June 2023 Thu, 8th June 2023 York £1170
Mon, 12th June 2023 Thu, 15th June 2023 Slough £1170
Mon, 19th June 2023 Thu, 22nd June 2023 Livingston £1170

Day Morning Afternoon
  • Introduction
  • Fundamental Principles of Applied Heat & Mechanics
  • Mechanical Systems & Components - Combustion of Fuels
  • Outline Structure of UK Legislation
  • Organisation & Management for Compliance
  • 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)
  • Evening Exercise(s) Review
  • Syndicate Practical Exercise(s)
  • Syndicate Practical Exercise(s)
  • 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


Andy Cresswell

Mechanical Training Manager

Andy is a Mechanical Training Manager with 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. Andy also has 13 years experience as a training consultant / assessor / internal verifier of which he is responsible for delivery, quality and course development across the following areas: Air-Conditioning, Refrigeration, Handling of F-Gas substances as well as electrical / mechanical safe systems of work course areas. Andy also undertakes Legionella Management and Awareness training and has experience across various other disciplines such as Electrical Low Voltage and Electrical Installations and Renewable Technologies (Thermodynamics and Solar PV). Further to this Andy has also delivered training events overseas in Cyprus, Kenya, Belize, Qatar and Afghanistan.


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.


Carl Davies

Senior Petroleum and Mechanical Training Consultant

Carl has over 30 years of experience of mechanical projects worldwide and has been training people for over 15 years. He spent over 26 years in the Royal Engineers, as a petroleum specialist, of which the last 6 years included training army staff.


Richard Heighton

Senior Mechanical Training Consultant

Richard Heighton is a senior training consultant who has over 30 years experience in the commercial and domestic plumbing, heating and renewables industry. He ran his own business in the trade for 9 years. He is a qualified Certificate in Education practitioner and has been teaching and assessing in the life-long learning sector for 10 years.

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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