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Overview

This IOA accredited professional short course provides a basic knowledge of the methodology of environmental noise measurement.

Summary

Study Certificate in Competence in Environmental Noise Measurement at Ulster University in the United Kingdom.

This professional short course provides a basic knowledge of the methodology of environmental noise measurement including the use and accuracy requirements of sound level meters and analysers and to enable candidates to be aware of the significance of the environmental noise against the framework of standards and legislation.

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About this course

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About

After successfullycompleting the course, candidates should be able to:

  • make reliable measurements of background noise and noise from a variety of sources, according to the requirements of the relevant British Standard or guidance document
  • present and interpret measurement data in a form suitable for inclusion in a report
  • identify in outline the principle methods of noise control to mitigate the impact of noise on the community
  • explain measurement methodology and the data acquired, appreciate the measurement content of reports and environmental appraisals and comment on proposals for noise impact mitigation

The full syllabus can be found at http://www.ioa.org.uk/education-training/certificate-competence-environmental-noise-measurement

Assessment

The assessment has 2 parts

A written examination set by IOA The production of a competent noise report following a practical test.

(candidates should preferably have access to their own Sound Level Meter, however a small number of Sound Level Meters can be made available)

Candidates that pass both assessed elements are awarded the IOA Certificate in Environmental Noise Measurements.

The Certificate can be used toward Technical Membership of IOA (Tech IOA) (subject to relevant passes at GCSE).

Assessment

The examination is held on the afternoon of the last day. (The examination time and date is set by the IOA.)

Attendance

4 days of mixed classroom and practical sessions (1 day per week for 5 weeks). Dates 7th April, 21st April, 28th April, 5th May, 12th May 2017. The examination is held on the afternoon of the last day. (The examination time and date is set by the IOA.)

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All applications and payments for short course programmes must be made online at http://store.ulster.ac.uk/

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Price and payment

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Price

£1,210.00

Payment information

Early Bird Fee (including IOA Exam FEE) - £1060.00 available for bookings made on or before 28th February 2017

Normal Fee (inc IOA Exam Fee) - £1210.00

Contact

Course Leader

Lindsay Shaw l.shaw@ulster.ac.uk