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Occupational health training

Accredited competency and refresher courses

Occupational audiometry, spirometry and vision screening developed to provide the knowledge and practical skills to complete consistent and accurate health screening assessments.

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Our training courses

Developed specifically for occupational health professionals, our audiometry, spirometry and vision screening courses provide healthcare professionals with the necessary knowledge and practical skills to complete consistent and accurate health screening assessments on a day-to-day basis within the workplace. 

Independently accredited and registered to provide delegates with continuing professional development (CPD). 

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    Audiometry courses

    A two-day competency and one-day refresher course providing guidance and training in all factors relating to a successful hearing conservation programme. Ideal for  professionals performing screening audiometry.

    Our occupational audiometry courses are based on the recommended syllabus by the British Society of Audiology (BSA), and have been further developed with the Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) Control of Noise at Work regulations (2021), together with industry-specific requirements and occupational health specialists.

     

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    Spirometry courses

    Our one and a half day competency and a one-day refresher spirometry courses have been designed to develop theoretical, practical and interpretational skills in order to conduct respiratory testing within an occupational health environment.

    Focused on offering training in all aspects of occupational spirometry, these courses are perfect for occupational health professionals who require in-depth knowledge and safety based assessments to conduct lung function measurements. 

     

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    Vision courses

    This comprehensive one-day vision screening training course is designed to offer education and training for occupational healthcare professionals who are conducting or intending to conduct vision screening in the workplace.

    The course aims to incorporate many of the occupation specific assessments, including both theoretical and practical aspects. The course includes vision requirements, eye examinations, vision test parameters, results analysis and hazards in the work environment.



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COVID-secure learning

We are pleased to announce that Amplivox will continue to deliver accredited occupational health training courses in 2022. We are training delegates within the government guidelines because our customers can leave home for specific work purposes.

This means that our trainers, and our delegates are allowed to attend courses delivered face-to face. Risk assessments have been carried out for all training venues to determine the maximum number of delegates we can accommodate safely; these are available on request.


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Learning options

  • Regional training

    Our occupational health training courses are delivered across the UK, allowing our expertise and knowledge to be accessible to everyone. Each course combines both theoretical and practical sessions, providing delegates with the knowledge to understand the ‘why’ and the ‘how’ and to apply what they have learnt. 

    We look to make our face-to-face courses interactive through participation to enhance the learning experience and improve knowledge retention. Our courses are designed to be informative, educational, practical and enjoyable.

    Our classroom courses are also a great way for delegates to meet other people within the same profession, away from the distractions and pressures of the working environment.

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  • In-company training

    If you have a number of delegates who require the same training we can visit your organisation and deliver the course at a time and place to suit your needs.

    This is an effective way of training several delegates at the same time, saving on time, travel and accommodation expenses, whilst also ensuring less disruption for day-to-day work activities.

    Our expert tutors will take the time to understand your organisation’s learning needs so that we can provide a bespoke training solution that satisfies your business objectives.

    For more information on in-company training, please contact our customer support team.

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One-day calibration service

We now offer a one-day calibration service to delegates who bring their equipment to our Birmingham accredited training courses. Equipment can be taken away the same day, or alternatively we can post it back to you free of charge. This service is available even if your equipment is not due for calibration, as it is completed on a pro rata basis. To take advantage of this service please book via the link below.

Please note this is on a first come first served basis and for calibrations only. Calibrations are an additional charge to course fee. Repairs not included.

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Frequently asked questions

  • What is occupational health training?

    Occupational health training is the method of teaching medical knowledge which is specifically for the work environment. By being trained, the person will have an understanding of how to prevent physical and mental illnesses within a workplace environment.

    When it comes to the occupational health profession, the benefits to continuous learning are plentiful, particularly when looking to sustain a long and fulfilling career.

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    What is OSHA?

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is an agency of the United States Department of Labor created to ensure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.

  • What is the role of occupational health?

    Occupational health is a term used to describe the consideration and safety of employees in a workplace environment. An occupational health specialist will look out for the welfare of employees' health to prevent work related injuries and sickness, making sure safe working practices are in place.

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    What are the functions of occupational health services?

    Occupational health services are there to protect the welfare, heath and improve a working environment for employees within a business.