Plant Testing and Inspection

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Plant Testing and Inspection

Total Qual. Time

3-4 Hours or 6-7 Hours

About Plant Testing and Inspection

This course can be adapted to suit the client’s requirements.
Training can be delivered on site using the client’s training room or at a convenient suitable location. Client is to make plant and equipment available for practical inspection.

Who should attend

This course is designed for people who may be required to select and use a range of plant and equipment’s in the workplace or who needs familiarisation or refresher skills with the relevant regulations.

Max Delegates: 8
Duration: Half day (3 – 4 Hours)/ 1 day (6 – 8 Hours) dependant on plant types and variety.


This is a classroom-based and onsite course with demonstrations and practical group exercises. Relevant plant and equipment’s used by operatives must be made available for testing and inspection practical elements of the course.

Course Aims

The aim of this course is to provide knowledge and understanding the importance of completing testing and Inspections of plant and identify hazards and risks associated through incorrect use, also ensure they understand their responsibilities under the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and associated regulations and guidance for relevant plant and equipment’s.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this training, delegates will be able to:
Understand all relevant Regulations
Identify hazards and causes of accidents
Carry out pre-start and operational testing procedures
Maintain Maintenance Logs
Demonstrate how to test and inspect plant and systems


Below is a brief overview of the content of the training:
Legal responsibilities and requirements
Identification of hazards and causes accidents
Interpretation of manufacturers information
Selection of correct PPE for testing and Inspections
Carrying out practical inspection and testing procedures
Implementing and maintaining inspection/testing documentation
Defect reporting and quarantine procedures

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CITB Grants

Not Grant eligible

Workforce Skills Support has CITB Approved status delivering CITB Assured Courses as listed in the Construction Training Directory. We are recognised by CITB as well as the British Construction Industry as a training provider who can deliver good quality training that meets the industry approved standards. We are part of the CITB’s automated grant payments system, making it easier for employers to book courses with us for their workers and be reimbursed for it.

Please note: There is a cap on how many times an employer can claim a Short duration course achievement grant. The link directs you to the CITB website for information on the amount of claims allowed based on your last levy return.

If a candidate has been paid grant for a particular course in a lifetime, they will not be eligible for grant again for the same course, unless it has specific refresher standards published on the short duration course register.

If refresher course standards do exist for a particular course, then only one refresher is grant eligible in a lifetime for each candidate.


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