This health & safety course is classroom based and provides you with all the essential health and safety knowledge required for fitting solar panels. This includes working at height, manual handling, some COSHH elements and NICEIC certification.
Our 1 day NICEIC Health & Safety course covers Manual Handling, Working at Heights and COSHH. This course is ideal for anyone looking to work in the Solar PV industry. The training is carried out in our specialist renewable energy training centre which also houses a number of specialist Solar PV courses.
Please note that this course is usually scheduled on request, however we do sometimes have dates that you can book. If you have a specific need please contact us on 01293 529777 or 0800 856 4448. Scroll down for more info.
Who's it for?
Anyone intending on working at height with Solar Panels. In particular it would be suitable for trainees or new starters in the industry who may be working along side experienced and qualified installers.
This course is classroom based. You will receive instruction on Manual Handling, Working at Height and CoSHH. At the end of the day you will then take 3 assessments.
On this course you will learn to:
Outline the main requirements of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
Develop systems and procedures for carrying out and recording manual handling risk assessment
Make recommendations on how to eliminate and control manual handling risks
Why falls from height cause more deaths than any other workplace activity
The requirements of existing legislation and the changes and impact of the new regulations
Safe working procedures for the various types of access equipment
The required risk assessment based approach and planning for all work at height
Limitations on use of ladders and steps
Criteria for selection of access equipment
Requirements regarding training and competence of personnel using access equipment
Identify the requirements of the COSHH Regulations
Apply the requirements of COSHH to their own workplace
Carry out simple risk assessments and recognise when specialist support is needed
This is a 1 day course, however if you are interested in installing Solar PV equipment you may want to take this as part of one of our course packages.
You will take 3 assessments at the end of the day for:
Working at Heights
No books required.
On site or In House at Your Premises
We can can come to you for certain courses. If you have suitable facilities why not take the stress out of training a group of students by arranging for us to train at your own premises. You will still receive the absolute best training possible. For more information call 01293 529777 now to see if we can help.