Face Fit Train the Tester

Training and Testing Services are a fit2fit accredited training company. RPE fit testing should be conducted by a competent person. To be competent the person should have adequate knowledge, and have received adequate instruction and training in the the 16 areas detailed in HSE INDG 479.

Due to the coronavirus we have had to make significant changes in how we conduct our face fit testing train the tester course on site at our customers premises.

Further to conducting face fit testing for the NHS during the coronavirus pandemic and following guidance from the Health and Safety Executive the following measures will help us to minimise the risk of contamination whilst still delivering the highest quality service.

We will no longer be delivering classroom/theory training elements of the course on-site to minimise social contact and free up time for the practical training. 

All the theory course content will be delivered via an online webinar.

The theory content will need to be studied before attending the practical training at your site and a theory test completed.

In order to pass the course and receive your certification you will need to have successfully completed both the theory and practical elements of the training course.

Only a maximum of 4 people to be in the room with the instructor at any time. 

The room provided has to be large enough for the tester plus 4 people to allow for social distancing and to allow for the setting up of the equipment. 

The room requires natural ventilation and access to clean drinking water is also required.

Attendees will always be expected to practice safe social distancing during the testing session.

Where social distancing cannot be maintained due to the needs of the job then face coverings (masks) will be used to minimise the risk and will be done for the shortest amount of time possible.

All masks for your staff need to be supplied by you our testers will bring their own masks and gloves with them.

Want us to come and do your face fit testing for you? Why not visit our face fit testing page for more information.

We offer 2 different types of face fit train the tester courses, one course covers the Qualitative Face Fit Testing method and the other covers the Quantitative Face Fit Testing (APC method).

Our Qualitative train the tester course is now delivered in 2 parts. All trainees must watch the webinar training and complete the course test sheet prior to us coming to site to deliver a half day practical session.

Training can be conducted on your site/premises anywhere in the UK for 1 – 4 trainees. Alternatively, we run open courses where you can book 1 or more places on a public course – see our upcoming events list. All our courses include an instructor pack.

If you need to answer the question where can I learn to be a face fit tester? or how to do face fit testing? then we can help. All our face fit train the tester courses can include a face fit testing kit/portacount machine (available to purchase at time of booking) and all training includes a face fit certificate.

If you are looking for a train the trainer course, sadly this course does not exist. In order to be qualified to teach others to conduct face fit testing first of all you must attend a train the tester course like ours and be trained up by a qualified professional. Then you need to gain experience in face fit testing. It is only once you have gained the knowledge and experience that you would be able to train others to conduct face fit testing. By attending a train the tester course you will be able to conduct face fit testing on others.

Contact us today for a price – all our prices are fully inclusive with no hidden extras.

 

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On-Site Training Courses

Our expert fit2fit accredited testers can visit your site to undertake your face fit train the tester training. We will schedule the face fit test training to take place at dates and times to suit you, reducing disruption and making it easier to arrange staff cover.

You will benefit from reduced costs – it is far cheaper to train a group of people at your site than for you to send people individually to external training centres. You will also avoid paying for staff travel expenses.

Your group will be trained in a familiar environment and learning with their fellow team members which fosters great team spirit and is good for staff moral.

Not only are our expert instructors all highly qualified but they are also qualified to teach and are fully experienced in ensuring that course delegates learn in the most effective manner. We offer quantitative face fit train the tester and qualitative face fit train the tester.

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Qualitative Face Fit Train the Tester

This course is designed to provide you with knowledge, confidence and experience necessary to effectively carry out your own qualitative face fit testing on disposable and reusable half face respirators.

Quantitative Face Fit Train the Tester

Quantitative Face Fit Train the Tester

This course is for anyone who wishes to conduct face fit testing using the quantitative method on the full range of tight fitting RPE i.e. full face mask, half face reusable mask, SCBA, disposable masks etc.

Open Training Courses

We run regular open training courses and face fit testing in North Yorkshire, South London and Scotland for companies or individuals who require 1 or 2 people to be trained or tested. However, we are still more than happy to travel to a venue that is convenient to you when required.

Open Courses

Open Face Fit Train the Tester

We regularly run Open Qualitative and Quantitative Face Fit Train the Tester at our training venues in the North, South and Scotland. This course will provide you with the information and skills required to conduct face fit testing.

Train the tester open course

Single Face Fit Tests

Attend our training facility in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire and have a face fit test. Run at regular intervals throughout the year, these test sessions can test half face, full face or disposable respirators. Book your 20 minute slot online.

TTS fit2fit

TTS are proud to have Fit2Fit accreditation. The Fit2Fit Mission Statement is below:

To improve the respiratory health of those wearing tight fitting Respiratory Protective Equipment through being face fit tested by a Fit2Fit Accredited provider.

The HSE (Health & Safety Executive) state:

“In preparing the Fit2Fit RPE fit testers accreditation scheme, BSIF and other industry stakeholders have worked closely with the experts in Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Following this scheme is not compulsory and employers are free to take other action to comply with the law. But if you follow this scheme, you will be doing enough to demonstrate good practice.”

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