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Acoustics, Health & Safety and Environmental Health

Our Courses

We offer a range of flexible Continuing Professional Development courses, access to modules that can be studied on an individual basis, and full degree courses in the areas of Acoustics, Environmental Health and Health and Safety. We are also happy to work with employers to deliver bespoke courses in these areas. A number of our courses can be delivered in the workplace as well as at our city centre campus where we have specialist facilities for acoustics and practical food inspection.

Acoustic Equipment

Degree Courses

Course Level
Acoustics & Noise Control – Institute of Acoustics (IOA)
This course is suitable for both environmental and health and safety practitioners, as well as for graduates in other disciplines who wish to build a career in acoustic consultancy.

Postgraduate Diploma
Environmental Health – Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH)
Acquire the expertise to prepare for a career as an environmental health practitioner by fully analysing the five main intervention areas; housing, food safety, public health, health and safety and environmental protection.

Safety Health and Environmental Management - Accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)
Ideal if you aspire to become, or are currently working as, a health and safety professional wanting to work towards achieving Chartered Safety Practitioner status, and to learn and develop innovative approaches in dealing with legislative challenges when managing health and safety issues.

CPD Courses

We run a number of CPD courses accredited by the Institute of Acoustics, and can also offer bespoke courses which can carry University Credit at certificate, diploma or degree level.

Module Attendance Details Level
Certificate in the Management of Occupational Exposure to Hand-Arm Vibration
Covers: Identification of HAV hazards and assessment of risk, the use of PPE, legislative requirements, measuring the effectiveness of vibration control measures and daily vibration exposure.

Duration: Four days (contained within one week)

Future dates to be confirmed

Certificate of Competence in Environmental Noise Measurement
Aimed at those who manage environmental noise emissions and at those responsible for enforcing environmental noise standards.

Dates: 5 October - 9 October 2020

Duration: Five days (contained within one week)

Times: 9.30 – 16.30

Certificate of Competence in Workplace Noise Assessment
Covers: The 2005 Control of Noise at Work Regulations; sound, and how it affects human beings, and noise measurement and reduction techniques.

Duration: Five days (contained within one week)

Future dates to be confirmed


For further information please contact or telephone 0113 812 3240.

Environmental Health PPP and CPD Training Opportunities

At Leeds Beckett University, in conjunction with key partners, we have developed a series of affordable PPP and CPD training opportunities aimed at students, graduates and Registered Environmental Health Practitioners (EHPs) to help them make sure your knowledge is up to date.

Each training day will offer six hours CPD and/or the opportunity gain experience to complete one report in the PPP. Training is provided by experts in each area who are working with Leeds Beckett to provide high quality affordable training experiences. Some courses are held at the university campus, others are held on site to maximise authenticity and realism.

You are able to view the opportunities we have within the section below by selecting the relevant letter for the course you are interested in. By selecting the module title you will be able to view further details.

How to Apply

For further information please contact or telephone 0113 812 3240.

Environmental Health Courses

Module Attendance Details Suitable For

Practical Food Inspection course and CIEH Practical Food Examination
Knowledge and practical food inspection skills to student Environmental Health Practitioners wanting to pass the CIEH Practical Food Exam.

Course Programme

Tutor Profiles

Advice to Candidates

Dates: 7-9 September 2021

Fee for training and exam: £390;

Fee for exam only: £150

Times: 09.30 – 16.30

Venue: Leeds Beckett University City Campus, Leeds

Student Environmental Health Practitioners

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