Acoustics, Health & Safety and Environmental Health CPD

IOA Certificate of Competence in Environmental Noise Measurement

Develop your knowledge of the methodology of environmental noise measurement and an appreciation of the role of measurement data within the framework of standards and legislation for environmental noise.

IOA Certificate of Competence in Environmental Noise Measurement

Course Overview

  • Attendance


    Part Time
  • Venue


    City Campus
  • Cost


    £1350

Develop your knowledge of the methodology of environmental noise measurement and an appreciation of the role of measurement data within the framework of standards and legislation for environmental noise.

After successfully completing the course, candidates should be able to:

  • Understand basic acoustic principles
  • Perform basic noise calculations involving noise indices appropriate for consideration of environmental noise
  • Make reliable measurements of background noise and noise from a variety of sources, according to the requirements of the relevant British Standards or guidance documents
  • Present and interpret measurement data in a form suitable for inclusion in a report
  • Describe measurement methodologies used and the data acquired and appreciate the measurement information required for reports and environmental appraisals

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Course duration

  • 5 days. Normally delivered over 1 week. Assessment date is determined by the IOA.

Course dates

  • Taught Sessions – September 2023 TBC
  • Revision Session and IOA examination – October 2023 TBC

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