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Authorised Person Lifts HTM 08-02 (APLIFT)

£2,395 + VAT
3 Days
York,   Slough,   Livingston and On-site.
Course Overview
Please note: This course is 4 days in total, 3 days theory based learning within PPL Training Centre and 1 day bespoke on-site AP familiarisation visit.

This course is based around current legislation covering the management of Lifts, including the Lift Regulations 2016, PUWER, LOLER, British Standards, SAFED guidance notes, HTM 08-02 and other relevant current legislation such as European and British Standards.

The 3 days of theory based learning are based within PPL Training Centre commencing on the specified start date, covering the requirements to manage the servicing, maintenance and inspection requirements of all lifts generically, with a bespoke on-site AP familiarisation visit on the 4th day, tailored to specific site equipment, taking place within 2 weeks of the in centre course.

On-site familiarisation visit also includes Passenger Release Training for up to 4 personnel.

NOTE: On-site element will be booked during the In Centre course delivery and will normally be within the two weeks following respective course.
Who is This Course For?
Personnel appointed to manage lifts in the healthcare sector with a thorough understanding of current legislation, regulations, roles and responsibilities and who should undertake these. In addition, the course covers the inspections and examinations required for lifts, as well as the safety examinations required of electrical and mechanical items.
Start Date End Date Location Price (Ex. Vat)
Mon, 15th April 2024 Wed, 17th April 2024 York £ 2395
Tue, 7th May 2024 Thu, 9th May 2024 Slough £ 2395
Mon, 20th May 2024 Wed, 22nd May 2024 York £ 2395
Tue, 2nd July 2024 Thu, 4th July 2024 Livingston £ 2395
Tue, 6th August 2024 Thu, 8th August 2024 York £ 2395
Tue, 3rd September 2024 Thu, 5th September 2024 Slough £ 2395

  • Understand typical lift installations within healthcare, basic design considerations, maintenance & thorough examination requirements
  • Understand typical issues experienced to lift equipment and how to prevent basic problems occurring
  • Apply safe working methodology within a lift environment to the required legislation and guidance
  • Regulations to consider LOLER, PUWER, Manual Handling Regulations
  • Introduction to the documentation required to meet the legal and regulatory obligations applicable to lift installations
  • Effective contract management of Lift Engineering provider and ensuring the requirements of effective Trust are met
  • Management of the typical safety hazards experienced within the lift environment, in accordance with current regulations
  • Detail the Professional roles and responsibilities of the respective safety management structure, in accordance with HTM 08-02
  • Define Lift owners or duty holders responsibility’s (i.e. that applies to all)
  • Define the term Competent Person, in accordance with LOLER, and what is expected in relation to servicing, inspecting and written schemes of examination
  • Define SAFED and the supplementary testing requirements
  • Discuss the requirements of safe release a trapped lift passenger, in accordance with current best practice, including the requirements of BS7255 to ensure best site conditions for safe release
  • Requirements of Auditing and Monitoring of Lift Contractor and preparation for AE Audits
  • Completion of the required control documentation to facilitate works within Lift environment
  • Completion of written and practical assessment to the required course standard
Prior to attending this course we recommend you have the following:
Asset List Required - You must provide an asset list for your Lift prior to the on-site practical familiarisation portion of this course.
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