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Authorised Person Ventilation Refresher HTM 03-01 (APVR)

£855 + VAT
3 Days
York,   Slough and On-site.
Course Overview
This course has been developed to provide the necessary information to refresh the duties and responsibilities of the Authorised Person as detailed within HTM 03-01 and other associated guidance. The course covers the legal requirements, design implications, maintenance and operation of specialist ventilation within healthcare premises. It will also cover the inspection and verification requirements together with the compulsory measurements of performance to ensure the system achieves minimum standards, operating to an acceptable performance level and remains fit for purpose.
Who is This Course For?
This course has been developed for existing Authorised Persons Ventilation, who require an understanding of how to manage specialised ventilation systems in healthcare premises to become eligible for reappointment.
Start Date End Date Location Price (Ex. Vat)
Tue, 20th September 2022 Thu, 22nd September 2022 York £855
Tue, 18th October 2022 Thu, 20th October 2022 Slough £855
Wed, 4th January 2023 Fri, 6th January 2023 York £870
Tue, 14th February 2023 Thu, 16th February 2023 Slough £870
Wed, 1st March 2023 Fri, 3rd March 2023 York £870
Mon, 3rd April 2023 Wed, 5th April 2023 Slough £870
Tue, 2nd May 2023 Thu, 4th May 2023 York £870
Tue, 6th June 2023 Thu, 8th June 2023 Slough £870

Day Morning Afternoon
  • Course Assembles
  • Introduction - Healthcare Ventilation Guidance & Concepts. Design and specification.
  • Roles, Responsibilities and appointments. Risk Assessments.
  • Engineering Terminology. Ventilation Strategies in healthcare
  • Air-handling unit design and specification guidance.
  • Commissioning & Validation. Routine Inspection and Maintenance.
  • Air measurements & instruments. Annual Inspections and verifications
    Appendix 1 Practical Exercise
  • Appendix 2 Practical, Annual verification and Practical Air Flow Measurement. Verification reports.
  • Final 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
  • 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.
  • Instruments used to collate information from the ventilation systems
Prior to attending this course we recommend you have completed the following or their equivalent and possess:
This course is a refresher course, you must be already an appointed AP(V) or you can sit our APV course below.
Authorised Person Ventilation HTM 03-01
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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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