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Industrial & Garage Door Training

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For installation and maintenance companies in the field of industrial & garage doors, dhf offers 2 different training courses. Please read the descriptions below carefully to ensure that you select the correct course.

Level 2 Award in Industrial & Garage Door Safety 

Audience:

Installation and maintenance engineers of industrial & garage doors.

Brief overview:

This course is designed to provide learners with a comprehensive understanding of safety standards pertaining to industrial and garage doors. It focuses on hazard identification, hazard control, safety testing, and risk assessment methodology. By completing this one-day theory-based course, learners will acquire the necessary knowledge to safely install a product that meets compliance requirements.

Successful learners will receive a certificate from dhf, and if accreditation is chosen, an Ofqual branded certificate from ABBE.

Learners receive a copy of DHF TS 013-1:2021 - Code of Practice for Automated Gates, Traffic Barriers, Industrial & Garage Doors Part 1: On-site Guide.

Learning outcomes:

  • An understanding of common hazards and the main hazard control strategies associated with industrial door & garage door safety
  • Knowledge of the compliance assessment process
  • An understanding of structural strength
  • Knowledge and understanding of fall-back protection of vertically acting doors
  • An understanding of industrial and garage door electrical safety
  • Knowledge of control system safety
  • Understanding of sensitive device safety
  • To understand moving parts safety strategies, safety distances, guards and enclosures
  • Be able to understand hold-to-run and force limitation
  • To have knowledge of non-contact presence detection
  • An understanding control of; lifting hazards; imprisonment hazards; residual hazards; and understand the relaxed rules for domestic garage door

Pre-requisite:

Learners should already be working in an industrial or garage door environment.  It might be suitable for those with limited experience to prepare them for working within this sector, or for more experienced workers to recognise their existing abilities.

The Level 2 Award course complements the NVQ, but does not replace it.

Does this course expire?

dhf provides CPD for this qualification, a refresher course is required every 3 years. Refresher courses can be booked via the dhf Training Academy

Book training now:

See available classroom course dates

Distance Learning Programme (DLP) 

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Formal accreditation can be added to this course, see details about dhf course accreditation here.

 


Level 2 Award in Industrial & Garage Door Safety + Level 4 Award in Industrial & Garage Door and Powered Gate & Barrier Legislation 

This theory-based course can only be booked and taken in conjunction the following Level 2 Award.

Those learners who already hold a Level 2 Award and would like to progress to the Level 4 Award must contact the Training Department for further assistance.

Audience:

Managers and persons responsible for legal compliance within their organisation, with the influence to change legal compliance processes. It is for those who must compile O&M manuals and technical files, and those who exercise general supervision over installation and maintenance operatives and engineers.

Brief overview:

Day 1 – Level 2 Award in Industrial & Garage Door Safety 

Learners receive a copy of DHF TS013-1: 2021 - Code of Practice for Automated Gates, Traffic Barriers, Industrial & Garage Doors Part 1: On-site Guide.

Day 2 – Level 4 Award in Industrial & Garage Door, Powered Gate & Traffic Barrier and Dock Leveller Legislation

This course will provide delegates with a greater understanding of legislation affecting the supply, installation, inspection, risk assessment, maintenance, and repair of automated gates, traffic barriers, industrial doors, garage doors and dock levellers. The course also focuses on technical safety procedures, covering all aspects of gate & roller shutter door safety, from the initial risk assessment through to force testing. It will ensure that installers and managers are fully conversant with all relevant safety regulations, can prepare a technical file and can issue a Declaration of Conformity.

Learners will receive a copy of DHF TS013-2: 2021 - Code of Practice for Automated Gates, Traffic Barriers, Industrial & Garage Doors Part 2: Legislation Affecting Supply, Installation & Maintenance.

Upon successful completion, learners will receive a certificate from dhf and if accreditation has been chosen, an Ofqual branded certificate from the Awarding Body, ABBE.

NOTE: Accreditation can be added to day 1, day 2 or both days of the course. Fees vary depending on the Award Level.

Learning outcomes for the Level 4 Legislation Award:

  • Gain an understanding of machinery directive compliance
  • Be able to understand the health and safety at work legislation in relation to door, gate or barrier safety
  • To understand the workplace legislation in relation to door, gate, barrier or dock leveller safety
  • Have knowledge of the electricity at work legislation in relation to powered door, gate & barrier and dock leveller safety
  • Understand the difference between safety critical and requiring improvement
  • To understand when to issue an unsafe system notice
  • Have an understanding of when to issue a system safety unknown notice
  • Knowledge and understanding of construction products regulation (CPR) compliance

Pre-requisite:

To take the qualification, learners must already be working in the door, gate, shutter or dock leveller industry. It is suitable for those with limited experience to prepare them for working in this sector, or for more experienced workers to recognise their existing abilities.

It is a pre-requisite that the learner has already attended and passed the Level 2 Award in the relevant industry sector.

Does this course expire?

dhf provides CPD for this qualification, a refresher course is required every 3 years to keep the qualification current. Refresher courses can be booked via the dhf Training Academy

Book training now:

See available classroom course dates

Distance Learning Programme (DLP) 

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Formal accreditation can be added to this course, see details about dhf course accreditation here.

 

Additional information

Please note: it is assumed that anyone attending either course will already have a working knowledge of the installation process. Neither course covers the actual installation of doors, gates, barriers or dock levellers. Furthermore, although electrical safety is covered during both courses, the training does not provide the detailed electrical knowledge associated with the installation of any powered or automated door, gate, traffic barrier or dock leveller. 

We recommend that those with barriers to learning such as dyslexia or difficulty in reading and writing to please inform dhf training staff before attending a course, and also to attend a classroom course at Tamworth where extra help can be provided.

All courses are run on a pass/fail basis and marked independently.  No communication will be entered into with the trainer.

Terms and conditions apply to all dhf training. For queries related to training, please email the training department at training@dhfonline.org.uk


Distance Learning courses:

These are online courses that you do at your own pace and can book on at any time.
Once you have booked, you will be able to do the course via the dhf Training Academy website.

Level 2 Award in Industrial & Garage Door Safety

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