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Authorised Person Ventilation HTM 03-01 (APV)

£1,340 + VAT
5 Days
York,   Slough and On-site.
Course Overview
This course has been developed to provide the necessary information to understand the core duties and responsibilities of the Authorised Person following HTM 03-01 and other associated guidance. The course provides guidance on the legal requirements, design implications, maintenance and operation of ventilation within healthcare premises. It will also cover the inspection and verification requirements as well as the compulsory measurements of performance to ensure the system achieves minimum standards and operates to an acceptable performance level and remains fit for purpose.
Who is This Course For?
This course has been developed for healthcare managers, design engineers, estates and operations managers, technical staff and consultants who require an understanding of how to manage specialised ventilation systems in healthcare premises.
Start Date End Date Location Price (Ex. Vat)
Mon, 22nd August 2022 Fri, 26th August 2022 York £1340
Mon, 26th September 2022 Fri, 30th September 2022 York £1340
Mon, 3rd October 2022 Fri, 7th October 2022 Slough £1340
Mon, 24th October 2022 Fri, 28th October 2022 York £1340
Mon, 31st October 2022 Fri, 4th November 2022 Slough £1340
Mon, 21st November 2022 Fri, 25th November 2022 York £1340
Mon, 28th November 2022 Fri, 2nd December 2022 Slough £1340
Mon, 5th December 2022 Fri, 9th December 2022 Slough £1340
Mon, 9th January 2023 Fri, 13th January 2023 Slough £1355
Mon, 23rd January 2023 Fri, 27th January 2023 York £1355
Mon, 6th February 2023 Fri, 10th February 2023 Slough £1355
Mon, 20th February 2023 Fri, 24th February 2023 York £1355
Mon, 6th March 2023 Fri, 10th March 2023 Slough £1355
Mon, 20th March 2023 Fri, 24th March 2023 York £1355
Mon, 17th April 2023 Fri, 21st April 2023 Slough £1355
Mon, 24th April 2023 Fri, 28th April 2023 York £1355
Mon, 8th May 2023 Fri, 12th May 2023 Slough £1355
Mon, 22nd May 2023 Fri, 26th May 2023 York £1355
Mon, 12th June 2023 Fri, 16th June 2023 Slough £1355
Mon, 19th June 2023 Fri, 23rd June 2023 York £1355

Day Morning Afternoon
  • Course Introduction
  • Healthcare Comfort
  • SHTM/HTM-03 Statutory Regulations
  • Definition of Terms
  • Legionellosis
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Safe systems of work
  • SHTM/HTM 03 - Chapter 2
  • Risk Assessments
  • Fire Safety, COSHH and Implications
  • Types of Ventilation Systems
  • Plantroom Visit
  • Refrigeration systems
  • SHTM/HTM 03 Chapter 3
  • Ventilation systems requirements
  • Waste Heat Recovery Systems
  • SHTM / HTM - Chapter 4
  • AHU Components
  • Fire Dampers
  • Principles of Air Conditioning
  • SHTM / HTM 03 - Chapter 4
  • HTM 03 Part A and Part B Technical Details
  • Air Flow Measurement and Standard Instruments
  • Annual Inspection Requirements
  • Practical Inspection and Practical Air Flow Measurement
  • Principles of Psychrometry and use in a Ventilation System
  • Principles of Psychrometry and use in a Ventilation System
  • Definition of Critical Ventilation Systems
  • Challenge Tests for Critical Systems
  • Application of Verification Checklist
  • Proportional Balancing of Air Conditioning Systems
  • Basic Controls
  • Building Services Controls and BMS Systems
  • Syndicate Exercises
  • Tutorial
  • Course 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
  • Vapour compression refrigeration system, and its relationship with air conditioning
  • 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. Plus practical application.
  • Instruments used to collate information from the ventilation systems and their practical use.
  • Safe System of Work and the NHS risk assessment process model.
Prior to attending this course we recommend you have completed the following or their equivalent and possess:
Background knowledge or experience working with ventilation systems.
Everything you require for this course is provided
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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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