Sound Insulation Testing Training – Level 1 (Southampton, IOA)

Description

The IOA CCBAM Sound Insulation Testing Level 1 Training is a five-day course provides a basic knowledge of the methodology for measuring and reporting sound insulation and aspects of room acoustics, together with relevant provisions of key standards and guidance. There is an examination on the final day of the course.

Completion of this course is the first step towards becoming a registered sound insulation tester with the ATTMA Registered Testers Scheme.

Additional information

Location

Southampton Solent University, East Park Terrace, Southampton, SO14 0RD. Accomodation must be arranged by the tester.

Southampton Solent University is one of the UK’s newest universities. The University has around 16,000 students at any time on courses ranging from foundation “level zero” years that lead onto degree courses to masters degrees and PhDs, together with a variety of professional and short courses.

One of the University’s strengths is the excellent training, consultancy, applied research and other services that it undertakes for business and industry, the public sector, the professions and the wider community. Services are based on professional experience, knowledge and expertise of staff, and the wide range of facilities and equipment available for hire and use.

Payment

The full fee must be paid in advance to ATTMA 5 days before the course starts. Failure to pay the fee in full may result in your place being given away to another tester.

Entry Requirements

The Institute of Acoustics is committed to an open access policy. The main principle is to admit all who will benefit from the Certificate programmes. However students will need to be numerate and to be able to carry out scientific calculations.

Timetable

Attendance is usually for four days, plus the examination day.

Assessment

To obtain a Certificate, a candidate is required to;
1) Pass both parts of a written examination
2) Produce a competent report following a practical test.

To then obtain ATTMA Accreditation, a candidate is then required to:
1) Undergo a Quality Management Audit by an ATTMA Auditor
2) Undergo a Witness Test by an ATTMA Auditor

Course Content

1) Basic Concepts
2) Room Acoustic Concepts
3) Sound Transmission Concepts
4) Standards & Legislation
5) Practical
6) Report Writing

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