What is the course?
Construction and demolition projects are required to manage their impact on the environment, including the noise impact which activities may have on the surrounding areas. This 4 to 5-day course gives delegates a comprehensive overview of the causes of noise in construction and demolition, the methods of assessing and predicting impact from these activities as well as mitigating noise impact on the local area. It covers the relevant regulatory instruments, the planning process and the structure of Section 61 applications for works which are likely to have a significant impact on the neighbourhood due to noise and vibration.
The course includes 4 days of tuition with an optional 5th day for assessment, via a case study, simple Section 61 application from the candidate.
On completion of this course the delegate should be able to:
• Understand the principles of Human response to noise and vibration
• Understand Common construction noise and vibration sources and how these can be predicted, monitored and measured.
• Understand the concept of potential adverse impacts and nuisance and threshold levels for noise and vibration
• Understand core requirements and application of appropriate regulatory instruments such as the Control of Pollution Act, Environmental Protection Act, and role of Section 61 applications,
• Understand Planning conditions, consent and variation notices and Abatement notices
Who is it suitable for?
This course is suitable for anyone involved in commissioning, managing or monitoring construction sites, as well as for those involved in the planning and licensing process. This includes junior acoustic Consultants, acoustic technicians, junior environmental noise consultants, construction site environmental coordinators or managers, construction site agents and consent managers.
This 5 day course may be delivered at our offices or in-person at your premises.