We live in a world where health and safety are of paramount importance. We all try to reduce the incidences where persons can be harmed. NiBS believe that all persons working on Battery and Charger systems should be Suitably Qualified and Experienced Personnel (SQEP).
Qualifications demonstrate that persons have the knowledge and skills required to perform a particular task competently and safely. Experience is also invaluable in working with battery systems, but if you have been taught a particular way, how do you know that this is best practice?
NiBS have finally achieved their goal of creating a standby battery qualification for the Industry.
CERTIFICATE IN STANDBY BATTERY SYSTEMS (VRQ LEVEL 3)
Qualification Code 601/1879/9
This is delivered under the auspices of EAL, (http://eal.org.uk/), and has been signed off by OFQUAL.
In addition to this qualification NiBS offer a host of Battery Courses as an introduction towards the formal Certificate. These courses are currently under review for becoming EAL ‘Approved’ courses. These are aimed specifically at customers who wish to provide a basic grounding of battery safety to their maintenance engineers, without formal qualification.
NiBS has registered as an EAL Training Centre, and have qualified teaching staff, with experience of standby battery systems, to deliver this course and qualification.
NiBS can also provide First Aid Courses, accredited through First Aid Awards. NiBS have developed an essential safety course for Battery Room Operatives, see ‘Battery Room Operator Training’. This incorporates the Safety Requirements of Battery Rooms with Basic First Aid response in the event of an incident.
Our Training Courses...
First Aid Training Courses
• First Aid at Work (3 Day)
• First Aid at Work Requalification (2 Day)
• Emergency First Aid at Work (1 Day)
• CPR and AED Training (1 Day)
• Paediatric First Aid (2 day)
• Oxygen Therapy (1 day)
• Anaphylaxis Management (1 day)
Basic Life Support Courses, and Annual Refreshers can also be provided upon request
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Training VRQ and Awareness and First Aid
There are now dates on the website covering all three of the above options. Chris and Grant have been very busy since the start of January delivering several
The majority of the NiBS engineers have completed the modules for the first ever VRQ Level 3 in Standby Battery Systems. They will all have submitted the complete
In the next few weeks NiBS will produce a full list of training modules now available. We have a fully equipped training centre although some of these can
CPR and AED Training
Chris Gilliard our MD has recently become qualified to train in first aid, and he has just run the first courses for staff for the above. The courses went
Dates for VRQ Pathways
NiBS will be running courses on the following dates2015Monday 2nd November - Friday 6th November SBSA Engineers PathwayWeek 2QSBS/006 Standby Battery Installation
Training Centre Ready
The new training centre is now finished. We are now putting the final touches to the batteries and chargers for the gathering of evidence for candidates, and
Training Centre Update
The new NiBS training centre is moving forward as we speak and they are now plastering and painting. It is expected that all works will be complete by the
New Dates for VRQ
The next proposed dates for the VRQ training following the engineers pathway are week commencing 10th November week 1 and week commencing 24th November week 2.
VRQ in NiBS Training Centre
Last week the second VRQ training course was held in the new NiBS Training Centre. Six persons including 2 customers attended and this helped create an informative
The Training Centre
The repainting of the floor of the new Training Centre has been completed. Drawings of the Training areas and offices are being prepared ready for the next phase.