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Health and Safety for Additive Manufacture



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March 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm GMT

This CPD unit is available to any employer and their employees who will benefit from the course and is at no cost to the employer.

The overall length of the unit (including the remote tutor-led element) is 1 day

This is a level 3 course and will be delivered by the team at 3D360

ESP units at Level 3 cover core and foundational aspects of a topic to provide an introduction and overview of a topic. Units are accessible to learners who have studied STEM subjects at this or lower levels, but are also suitable for learners with higher level qualifications in other STEM areas/disciplines seeking an introduction to emerging technologies.

Knowledge : Has factual, procedural and theoretical knowledge and understanding of a subject or field of work to complete tasks and address problems that while well-defined, may be complex and non-routine. Can interpret and evaluate relevant information and ideas. Is aware of the nature of the area of study or work. Is aware of different perspectives or approaches within the area of study or work.

Skills : Identify, select and use appropriate cognitive and practical skills, methods and procedures to address problems that while well-defined, may be complex and non-routine. Use appropriate investigation to inform actions. Review how effective methods and actions have been.

The learning outcomes for this unit include:

• Explain health, safety, laws and legislation associated with loose powders.

• Describe health and safety (H&S) best-practice guidelines.

• Identify hazards associated with loose powders.

• Explain prevention and control methods used to reduce risk.

• Recognise unsafe practices, applying appropriate mitigation techniques

Please note that these courses have been developed and are made available during the term of the Emerging Skills Project, under a Department for Education funded programme for companies and individuals resident in England . If you are interested in the courses but are not resident and therefore ineligible to join one of the no-cost pilot events, please contact us (esp@hvm.catapult.org.uk) to discuss alternatives