NOCN Site Rite

This qualification takes half a day with a 20-minute practical.

When around toxic gases, materials etc on site it is important to be educated and be able to fit a face covering so that you are not exposed to any of the harmful material.

It is very common in the construction industry to be exposed to harmful material which if this gets in your airways can be very dangerous and can lead to death. So, this qualification is in place to avoid this from happening.

Our comprehensive training programme is focused on reducing the risks accidents due to improper use of PPE in the construction and infrastructure industry. Our experienced team of trainers can support any candidate, regardless of their experience, be aware and know how to identify any associated risks, whilst developing a good understanding of the latest health, safety, and environmental legislations.

Using a blended approach of onsite practical learning and theory in a classroom environment, our courses place a strong emphasis on safety to ensure candidates develop the right skills to keep everyone safe from accidental consumption of harmful chemicals.

This course can be delivered at the academy or on site if conditions are suitable.

Course Outline

This course has been designed to cover the following areas:

  • The background to fit testing
  • When fit testing should be conducted
  • Qualitative and quantitative
  • Correct fitting PPE
  • In depth training on how to correct use qualitative fit test kits with many practical hints
  • Identifying and correcting failures
  • Maintenance of equipment
  • Record keeping
  • Links to external documents

On Completion

Upon successful completion and achievement of this course, learners will be awarded the SSG course attendance certificate which is valid for three years.

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for both new entrants and existing construction and utility sector workers who are carrying out their roles around utilities. This will also benefit managers and supervisors who are required to oversee and/or carry out this type of work.

All attendees are required to provide photographic identification prior to attending the course.

Course Duration

The minimum guided learning hours for a Face fit test the operative is half a day.