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Competent Person Mechanical and Pressure Systems (CPMPS)

£495 + VAT
2 Days
York,   Slough 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 a full understanding of company safety rules and procedures during formal assessment. 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.

We also offer this course as a online remote training course.
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.
Start Date End Date Location Price (Ex. Vat)
Wed, 28th July 2021 Thu, 29th July 2021 York £495
Tue, 23rd November 2021 Wed, 24th November 2021 Slough £495

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
  • Day 1 Review
  • Mechanical Systems - Risk Assessment & Means of Isolation
  • Implementation of the SSOW (Fixed & Documented Systems)
  • Isolation Exercise(s)
  • Assessment(s)
  • 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
Prior to attending this course we recommend you have the following:
Everything you require for this course is provided
On successful completion, we recommend the following training courses to continue your learning path:
Authorised Person Mechanical and Pressure Systems
Course Training Team

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.


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