Quantitative Face Fit Test Training - 3 day

Course Information
  • 3 day
  • 4:1
  • Linlithgow, Warrington, Stafford, Enfield, Trafford, Client Site
  • £2700 for a full course

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Course Information
  • 3 day
  • 4:1
  • Linlithgow, Warrington, Stafford, Enfield, Trafford, Client Site
  • £2700 for a full course

  • Course Aim:


    This course provides delegates with the knowledge and training required to carry out Quantitative Face Fit Testing for all tight-fitting respirators, including full face masks, using a Portacount machine.

Further Information:


 

By the end of the training, learners will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of HSE guidance
  • Understand the theory of Quantitative testing
  • Be able to set up a Quantitative Test Kit in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions
  • Be able to instruct the candidate in the requirements of the test
  • Complete a fit test
  • Be able to identify poorly fitting face pieces and correct
  • Troubleshoot certain problems with Quantitative test equipment
  • Unassemble, store and maintain Quantitative Kit in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions


Course Content:

Training course covers:

  • Introduction and health and safety
  • Objectives of course
  • Hazards
  • Routes of entry
  • Types of respiratory equipment and filter guides
  • Material safety data sheets
  • Eh40
  • Risk phrases
  • Product selection
  • Why face fit testing is required (including guidance & regulations)
  • Types of face fit testing (quantitative/qualitative)
  • TSI Portacount set up and operation
  • Diagnostic checks of equipment
  • Preparation for face fit testing
  • Perform and understand face fit test exercises
  • Conduct test FFP3
  • Conduct test half masks
  • Conduct test full face masks
  • Interpretation of face fit test results
  • Correction of fit test results and problem solving
  • Limitations of equipment
  • Individual practical assessment
  • Written test
  • Questions and close
     

Note: Option for ongoing mentoring and CPD until Fit2Fit Assessment (P.O.A.)

Assessment: Direct observation and written test. 

 

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