Face Fit Tester Training Course

 

 

BSIF Fit2Fit Approved Course

 

Train the Tester

(often referred to as Train the Trainer)

 

 

Qualitative £175 per candidate

 Scotland  £195 

 

 

    Fit Tester training Course Dates and Venues     

    2022

    Fit2Fit Approved Course

 

     July 12th    -     Scotland (Motherwell)       -         Now Full

     ​July 13th    -     Scotland (Motherwell)        -       3 Places

     July 26th    -     Yorkshire (Wakefield)         -        Now Full

     July 27th    -     Yorkshire (Wakefield)          -       2 Places

     August 1st  -    West Midlands (Bromsgrove)  -   6 Places

     August 2nd -    West Midlands (Bromsgrove)  -   Now Full

     August 4th -     London East (Hainault)       -       5 Places

     August 16th  -  North East (Washington)     -       3 Places

     August 23rd  -  East Midlands (Kegworth)   -       5 Places

     Sept 1st     -     North West (Warrrington)    -       2 places

     Sept 6th     -     South Wales (Cardiff)          -      6 Places

     ​Sept 8th     -     London West (Hounslow)    -      5 Places

     Sept 13th   -     Scotland (Motherwell)        -        3 Places

     Sept 27th   -     Yorkshire (Wakefield)         -        6 Places

     Oct 11th     -     West Midlands (Bromsgrove)  -   6 Places

     Oct 13th     -     London East (Hainault)      -        6 Places

     Oct 18th     -     North East (Washington)    -       6 Places

     Oct 25th     -     South Wales (Cardiff)        -        6 Places

     Oct 27th     -     London West (Hounslow)   -       6 Places

     Nov 1st      -      East Midlands (Kegworth)   -      6 Places

     Nov 8th      -      North West (Warrington)     -       6 Places

     Nov 10th    -      East Anglia (Thetford)        -        6 Places

     Nov 22nd    -     Scotland (Motherwell)        -        5 Places

 

 

         London North West     London East     North East       North West  

         East Midlands             East Anglia        Yorkshire         

         South Wales               Scotland             West Midlands

 

 

RESPIRATOR RPE FACE FIT TESTER TRAINING COURSE

For Qualitative Fit Testing of Disposable and Half Masks

 

 

 

FIT TESTING TRAIN THE TESTER

FULL day covering the 14 areas of competence in

HSE INDG479 

Delivered by Fit2Fit Accredited Tester

 

 

          

 

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Fit2Fit Approved Course 

A FULL day course for Qualitative Fit Testing of RPE including theory and     plenty of practice to ensure you go away having a solid understanding of RPE Respirator Qualitative Fit testing.

 

Delivered by an experienced Fit2Fit accredited Fit Tester

 

 

RPE FIT TESTER TRAINING COURSE INCLUDES

 

RPE Overview, maintenance and how it works

Full Practical Qualitative Fit Test Demonstration

Practice Fit Testing in Pairs

Respiratory Protective Equipment  Limitations

Background to Face Fit Testing

Why protect and reduce risk from respiratory disease –

Moral & Health issues

Relevant Legislation / Guidance in Regards to RPE Fit Testing  -

- COSHH, CAW, CLaW,  HSE- INDG479,  HSG53

Preparation of the face fit test Equipment

Face Fit Test Protocols and Procedures

Mask Fit Test Do’s & Dont’s

The Face Fit test Sensitivity Test

The 7 Face Fit Test Exercises

RPE Wearer ​Pre Use Fit Checks

Face Fit test Pass Levels

Mask Fit Test Failures and Re-Tests

Troubleshooting & Problem Solving during RPE Fit testing

Planning & Managing a Face Fit Testing Program

Managing Data and Test Documentation with templates

Practical RPE Face Fit Assessment

Multiple Choice Theory Assessment

Introduction to the BSIF - Fit2Fit Scheme Accreditation

Questions and feedback

 

 

 

RPE FACE FIT TESTER TRAINING COURSE OPEN DAYS

 

FULL DAY  08.45 – 17.00

£175.00  plus VAT   Training Only

£195  plus VAT  in Scotland

 

Fit Testing Kits    

Alpha Solway    £150 plus VAT

 JSP     £170  plus VAT  

3M       £170 plus VAT

 

 

London West    Hounslow

 

West ​Mids        Bromsgrove

​Yorkshire          Wakefield​

North West       Warrington

North East        Washington

East Midlands  Notts / Derby                                         Lecicester

East Anglia      Thetford

London East     Hainault

Scotland           Motherwell

South Wales     Cardiff

 

 

 

 

FREE PARKING   and  LUNCH Included

 

 

To Book your course

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07944 648167      01246 252307 

info@aspiresafetyandhealth.co.uk

 

 

 

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Fit2Fit Approved Fit Tester Training Venues 2022

 

 

 

                          

                    

 

 

Fit testing basics

Introduction

 

Where RPE is used, it must be able to provide adequate protection for individual wearers. RPE can't protect the wearer if it leaks. A major cause of leaks is poor fit – tight-fitting facepieces need to fit the wearer’s face to be effective.

As people come in all sorts of shapes and sizes it is unlikely that one particular type or size of RPE facepiece will fit everyone. Fit testing will ensure that the equipment selected is suitable for the wearer.

What you need to do

The best time to do fit testing is at the initial selection stage, when individual users can be given a choice of adequate models of RPE. You should ensure that the make, model, type and size of facepiece that they wore when they had their successful fit test is made available for their use. If an employee wears more than one type of tight-fitting facepiece, then each type of facepiece should be fit tested.

How to do it

RPE fit testing should be conducted by a competent person - you should take steps to ensure that person who carries out the fit test is appropriately trained, qualified and experienced, and is provided with appropriate information to undertake each particular task. The British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) has introduced a scheme for fit testers, which may provide evidence to help you decide whether a fit tester is competent. 

A note on facial hair

Many masks rely on a good seal against the face so that, when you breathe air in, it is drawn into the filter material where the air is cleaned. If there are any gaps around the edges of the mask, ‘dirty’ air will pass through these gaps and into your lungs. It is therefore very important that you put your mask on correctly and check for a good fit every time.

Facial hair – stubble and beards – make it impossible to get a good seal of the mask to the face.

If you are clean-shaven when wearing tight-fitting masks (ie those which rely on a good seal to the face), this will help prevent leakage of contaminated air around the edges of the mask and into your lungs. You will therefore be breathing in clean air, which will help you stay healthy.

If there are good reasons for having a beard (eg for religious reasons), alternative forms of RPE, that do not rely on a tight fit to the face, are available.

 

http://www.hse.gov.uk/respiratory-protective-equipment/fit-testing-basics.htm

 

​If you are clean-shaven when wearing tight-fitting masks (ie those which rely on a good seal to the face), this will help prevent leakage of contaminated air around the edges of the mask and into your lungs. You will therefore be breathing in clean air, which will help you stay healthy.

If there are good reasons for having a beard (eg for religious reasons), alternative forms of RPE, that do not rely on a tight fit to the face, are available.

 

Training includes all April 2019 Revisions in INDG479 & Fit2Fit Companion

 

Fit2Fit Approved Course