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Fit2Fit - Face Fit Train the Tester course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Face Fit Train the Tester course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  Fit2Fit - British Safety Industry Federation (Fit2Fit). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (Fit2Fit) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching.
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What is the Fit2Fit - Face Fit Train the Tester course?

Category: Respiratory-Protective-Equipment
Level: Intermediate

Information Document HSE 282/28, recommends that RPE Fit Testing should only be conducted by a trained and competent person. To be competent, the fit test operator should have adequate knowledge and have received adequate instruction and training.

Recent research indicates that up to 50% of all RPE used does not offer the wearer the level of protection assumed and one of the major reasons is that it simply does not fit! Yet, under the regulations RPE must be correctly selected and this includes, for many types of RPE, a face piece Fit Test conducted by a trained and competent person.

How much is a Face Fit Train the Tester course?
As a broker we have a large number of Training Providers who advertise their courses with us. The lowest price we have is £140.00 and the highest price is £295.00 (These prices may include Classroom, e-Learning, Distance Learning and In-House (On-Site) options).   See Dates and Locations
Who is the Fit2Fit - Face Fit Train the Tester course designed for?

The Face Fit Train the Tester course will provide those who require it, the knowledge of how to conduct face fit testing using the Qualitative method. If you provide respiratory protective equipment (RPE) to your employees, or are responsible for Health and Safety within your organisation, then it is essential that fit testing is carried out correctly and documentary evidence is recorded to demonstrate the RPE is suitable for the wearer and has passed a fit test.

What subjects does the Fit2Fit - Face Fit Train the Tester course cover?

Background to Face Fit Testing
Legislation and Guidance, HSE282/28
Set-up of Equipment
The 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

How is the Fit2Fit - Face Fit Train the Tester course assessed?

Delegates of the Face Fit Train the Tester course will be required to participate in several fit testing scenarios set by the trainer using a variety of Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE). This will also include a short verbal test for troubleshooting and identifying reasons for failure of a face fit test.

What certificate do I get for passing the Fit2Fit - Face Fit Train the Tester course?
Fit2Fit - Face Fit Train the Tester