Face Fit Train the Tester (Glasgow)

Our Face Fit Train the Tester course is in the Glasgow area (Strathclyde). For anyone who would like to learn how to conduct qualitative face fit testing. This is a full day course (it is not possible to teach all that is required by law in half a day). Be aware of cheaper half day course options. Instead of training are you wanting us to conduct face fit tests in Glasgow? We can come to your site or premises. Contact us for details or visit our face fit testing page (link below).

  • 03 June
    1 day, 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    • £299.00 excl. VAT
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Our qualitative face fit train the tester course is conducted by one of our competent fit2fit accredited assessors. Taking place over a full day, this course is designed to provide you with knowledge, confidence and experience necessary to effectively carry out your own qualitative face fit testing.

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.

This is why our train the tester course is a 1 day course, it would not be possible to teach all of the 16 areas of competency that are required by the HSE in half a day and we want to train face fit testers to the highest possible standards.

Our course takes place at our training venue in Glasgow and is off the M74 Jct 5, making it a perfect location for anyone in Scotland who is looking for face fit training.

Are you looking to have us conduct the face fit tests for you in Glasgow? We can come to your site or premises. Contact us for details or visit our face fit testing page.

Face Fit Train The Tester Course Content

1 day (09:00-16:00hrs)

This course is for trainees who want to undertake their own face fit testing programme. This face fit training course is conducted by an experienced, competent fit2fit accredited assessor.

The training includes:

  • Selection, Use and Maintenance of RPE
  • Background of Face Fit Testing
  • Legislation and Guidance, HSE282/28 (soon to be INDG 479)
  • Set-up of Equipment
  • Sensitivity Test
  • Fit Test Protocols
  • Pass Levels
  • Practical Face Fit Testing
  • Troubleshooting & Problem Solving
  • Fit Test Failures and Re-Tests
  • Planning & Managing a Fit Testing Program

Please note: Respiratory Protective Equipment should be selected, maintained and used by trained and competent people. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure that they comply with this.

Who Should Attend Our Face Fit Train The Tester Course?

Information Document INDG 479 states that RPE Fit Testing should only be conducted by a trained and competent person. To be competent, the fit test operator should have received the appropriate level of instruction and training and should be adequately informed. If you live in Scotland in particular Glasgow, Edinburgh or surrounding areas then this location is perfect to get to.