Playground Inspection - Operational Inspections with RPII

Playground Inspection

Who should attend?

Anyone responsible for carrying out operational (one to three monthly) inspections of play equipment or play areas and those in a supervisory or maintenance role.

Those completing the course will be eligible to take the Register of Play Inspectors International assessment for routine visual inspections (option 2: extra charges apply).

Course aim

To provide delegates with sufficient knowledge to be able to correctly carry out Operational Playground Inspections.

Course content

OPTION 1 : 2 Day training only
OPTION 2 : 2 Day training & RPII assessment

Option 1: STC certificate of training.
Option 2: STC certificate of training and registration with RPII for routine visual inspections on successful completion of the assessment.

  • Introduction to safety
  • The importance of play to children and child development
  • Playground accidents, types, severity and reasons
  • The legal framework for playgrounds and inspections; negligence, case law, Acts of Parliament
  • Health and safety at work
  • A general knowledge of the European playground standards EN1176 & EN1177
  • Types and hierarchy of playground inspections
  • Risk assessment
  • Principles of risk assessment
  • Using risk assessments to make decisions & appropriate follow up actions
  • Reporting and paperwork
  • Inspection of specific play equipment or play features including surfacing
  • Checking of maintenance and other playground actions taken
  • Common faults with popular items
  • How to inspect adequately and safely (including approaches to playgrounds; playground surroundings; and the active playground area, including non-play items)
  • Common faults with popular equipment
  • Practical on-site inspection
  • Optional RPII assessment

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Location Date(s) Length Price

(excl. VAT)

Availability Add delegates
New Southgate, N11 1GN 15/06/2022 09:00 - 16/06/2022 09:00 2 days £655.00 3 Spaces
New Southgate, N11 1GN 12/10/2022 09:00 - 13/10/2022 09:00 2 days £655.00 10 Spaces
New Southgate, N11 1GN 02/02/2023 09:00 - 03/02/2023 09:00 2 days £655.00 10 Spaces
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