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INTRODUCTION: This course is intended for persons involved in the use, inspection or mounting of abrasive wheels and is designed to provide training as required under The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) 1998. AIMS: To provide candidates with a comprehensive understanding of requirements of the relevant regulations and to ensure they can safely and efficiently work with abrasive wheels CONTENT: * Relevant Regulations including: - PUWER 1998 - Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 - PPE Regulations 2002 - COSHH Regulations 2002 - Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005 * The importance of the regulations to users and supervisors * Hazards and safety precautions with abrasive wheels * Characteristics of abrasive wheels. * Abrasive wheel operating speeds. * Handling, storage and examination of abrasive wheels * Understanding grinding machinery. * Precautions when using grinding equipment * Mounting of abrasive wheels * Dressing an abrasive wheel * Balancing abrasive wheels (optional) * Abrasive wheel guidance notes. DURATION: 1 Day

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INTRODUCTION: This course is designed to provide training for persons who wish to learn to carry out basic plumbing tasks. The course may be studied by those wishing start a new career, those who wish to carry out work for themselves or as part of a multi-skill flexibility programme for maintenance engineers. AIMS: The course aims to provide delegates with the knowledge and practical skills to be able to safely undertake basic plumbing tasks. SYLLABUS: * Course and industry introduction * Safety and terminology * Pipework:– types, uses, joints, bending * Working with copper and plastic pipe * Hot and cold water systems * Heating systems appreciation * Industry requirements and legislation * Practical exercises

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The Managing Safely course is designed for those persons required to manage or supervise safely and effectively in compliance with their organisation's policy statement, current legislation and accepted best practice in Health and Safety.

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INTRODUCTION: This course is designed for candidates who are required to provide job instruction training within their own specialised skill areas at work. AIMS: The course aims to provide candidates with a comprehensive understanding and practice in the preparation of training presentations and demonstrations and in how to communicate this information effectively. CONTENT: * A systematic approach to training * Identify your participants’ needs * Planning and preparing sessions * Designing resources * The ‘P’s to effective training sessions * Characteristics of a good trainer * Planning and delivering a mini training session * Multiple choice quiz * Assessing * Evaluation

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Our course covers both the initial verification and the periodic inspection and testing of installations. The course will enable individuals to address the implications of BS 7671 for the inspection, testing and certification of installations and prepare delegates for the City and Guilds examinations. Options are available for separate exams for either the initial or the periodic exams only (C&G 2391-50 and C&G 2391-51). This qualification has replaced the C&G 2394 and C&G 2395 qualifications.

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INTRODUCTION: Our ACS refresher and re-assessment sessions are for experienced gas engineers with current or recently expired ACS qualifications. The refresher training is optional. Re-assessments can be for CCN1 including CPA1 only or can be bundled together with domestic appliance module re-assessments if required. AIMS: To provide up to date ACS re-qualification for Gas Safe registration for gas engineers SYLLABUS: * Gas safety legislation and standards * Flueing standards and principles * Pipe sizing calculations * Purging and testing * Ventilation calculations * Combustion * Flueing standards * Unsafe situations * ACS re-assessments DURATION: 5 day duration standard course including refresher training and re-assessments. Please enquire about our re-assessment only options or our longer training course options CERTIFICATION: CITB/Construction-Skills ACS certification and card on successful completion

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INTRODUCTION: This course is intended for persons involved in the use, inspection or mounting of abrasive wheels and is designed to provide training as required under The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) 1998. AIMS: To provide candidates with a comprehensive understanding of requirements of the relevant regulations and to ensure they can safely and efficiently work with abrasive wheels CONTENT: * Relevant Regulations including: - PUWER 1998 - Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 - PPE Regulations 2002 - COSHH Regulations 2002 - Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005 * The importance of the regulations to users and supervisors * Hazards and safety precautions with abrasive wheels * Characteristics of abrasive wheels. * Abrasive wheel operating speeds. * Handling, storage and examination of abrasive wheels * Understanding grinding machinery. * Precautions when using grinding equipment * Mounting of abrasive wheels * Dressing an abrasive wheel * Balancing abrasive wheels (optional) * Abrasive wheel guidance notes. DURATION: 1 Day

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INTRODUCTION: The Working Safely course is designed to ensure delegates understand how their individual and collective actions contribute to health and safety in the workplace and to ensure that their individual responsibilities for Health and Safety are clearly understood. AIMS: Working Safely aims to meet the governments guidelines for introductory health and safety training and is a 100% match to the HSE’s ‘Safety Passport’ syllabus. CONTENT: * Workplace Health Safety and Welfare * Health and Safety Law * Occupational health * Identify the hazards and evaluate the risks in the workplace * Use appropriate workplace precautions for specific risks or seek advice on workplace precautions * Assist managers in preparing written risk assessments * Follow their organisation’s health and safety matters * Carry out work activities without risk to themselves or others * Report relevant accidents and incidents * Monitor their own activities and assist managers in active monitoring * Assessment test DURATION: 1 Day CERTIFICATION: IOSH Working Safely

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A practical course designed for maintenance fitters with little or no previous electrical training who need to be able to safely reset overloads and circuit breakers and to change fuses and electrical motors on a like for like basis to avoid delays to production. Content: • Electricity at work regulations 1989 (Regulation 4,13,14&16) • Reference to BS7671 : 2008 (2011) 17th Edition I.E.T Reg’s • Electrical hazards. • Burns, fire, explosion, electric shock. • Basic understanding of electrical units - voltage, current, resistance, ohm’s law, AC & DC supplies, wattage • An overview of the distribution system within the factory environment • Earthing and bonding • Introduction to cables, cable glands, plugs and sockets • Electric motors and motor starter systems • Electrical components: transformers, contactors, circuit breakers, overloads, fuses, residual current devices • Safe use of Electrical test instruments • Motor starters & drawings • Introduction to electrical drawings. • Practical assessments • Pre and post course assessment test.

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This course is for those who have entered or are about to enter the construction and civil engineering industry as a member of the workforce, to help them understand the potential hazards that they face at work on site. The course aims are to ensure that individual responsibilities are understood and to provide a practical summary of health, safety, welfare and environmental issues; understand what the employer’s duties are and what should be done if they think anyone’s health and safety is being put at risk. After completion of this course delegates may chose to undertake a computer based assessment test at a local test centre and subsequently apply for a CSCS card. * General Responsibilities * Accident Reporting and Recording * Health and Welfare * Dust and Fumes (Respiratory risks) * Manual Handling * Working at Height * PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) * Emergency Procedures and First Aid * Fire Prevention and Control * Hazardous Substances * Electrical Safety, Hand-held Tools and Equipment * Noise and Vibration * Site Transport Safety * Excavations and Confined Spaces * Safety Signs and Signals * Theory Test (multiple choice)

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Wakefield Skillcentre Ltd is an industrial skills training specialist providing training & assessment for clients across a range of market sectors. Our programmes are available as scheduled open courses at our training centre providing a cost-effective solution to clients only able to release trainees as individuals or in small groups. Alternatively, we are happy to provide customer specific training programmes at our training centre or at client premises throughout the UK. Our training & assessment approvals include City & Guilds, RTITB, IOSH, NEBOSH, BPEC, CITB/CSkills, UK Certification & GAS SAFE. Our operating systems & procedures are accredited in accordance with the BS EN ISO 9001:2008 quality assurance standard

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