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Authorised Person Mechanical and Pressure Systems (APMPS)

£1,325 + 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, 1st July 2024 Thu, 4th July 2024 York £ 1,325
Mon, 1st July 2024 Thu, 4th July 2024 Slough £ 1,325
Mon, 8th July 2024 Thu, 11th July 2024 Slough £ 1,325
Mon, 15th July 2024 Thu, 18th July 2024 Livingston £ 1,325
Mon, 22nd July 2024 Thu, 25th July 2024 York £ 1,325
Mon, 29th July 2024 Thu, 1st August 2024 York £ 1,325
Mon, 5th August 2024 Thu, 8th August 2024 Slough £ 1,325
Mon, 12th August 2024 Thu, 15th August 2024 Livingston £ 1,325
Tue, 27th August 2024 Fri, 30th August 2024 Slough £ 1,325
Tue, 27th August 2024 Fri, 30th August 2024 York £ 1,325
Mon, 9th September 2024 Thu, 12th September 2024 Slough £ 1,325
Mon, 16th September 2024 Thu, 19th September 2024 Livingston £ 1,325
Mon, 23rd September 2024 Thu, 26th September 2024 York £ 1,325
Mon, 30th September 2024 Thu, 3rd October 2024 York £ 1,325
Mon, 7th October 2024 Thu, 10th October 2024 Slough £ 1,325
Mon, 14th October 2024 Thu, 17th October 2024 Livingston £ 1,325
Mon, 4th November 2024 Thu, 7th November 2024 York £ 1,325
Mon, 4th November 2024 Thu, 7th November 2024 Slough £ 1,325
Mon, 11th November 2024 Thu, 14th November 2024 Livingston £ 1,325
Mon, 18th November 2024 Thu, 21st November 2024 Slough £ 1,325
Mon, 2nd December 2024 Thu, 5th December 2024 York £ 1,325
Mon, 9th December 2024 Thu, 12th December 2024 Slough £ 1,325
Mon, 9th December 2024 Thu, 12th December 2024 York £ 1,325
Mon, 16th December 2024 Thu, 19th December 2024 Livingston £ 1,325

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
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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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