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STA training courses

Apr 02 2019 Read 573 Times

The STA is committed to encourage the personal and professional development of practicing source testers and students and provide training courses on various aspects of emission monitoring.

Current courses include;

The course will cover all aspects set out in the NEW directive from who will be affected and when, how to register through to monitoring and reporting requirements

Risk Assessment - Industrial Emission Monitoring
The course covers all aspects of the "Yellow BOOK" and includes case studies of recent H&S incidents, the use of Risk Assessment, COSHH, safe lifting, Weather Conditions, Electricity and PPE use.

Regulatory Monitoring Requirements for Process Operators
The purpose of the course is to provide an understanding of the Environment Agency’s MCERTS schemes as part of the requirement of the EA Operator Monitoring Assessment. This will increase process operators’ awareness of their role in managing emissions monitoring and so improve their OMA audit score.

On Site Auditing
A requirement of the OMA scheme is for process operators to carry out periodic auditing of stack-emission monitoring. On-site auditing refers specifically to checking that the personnel carrying out monitoring do so in accordance with the agreed site-specific protocol (SSP) and documented procedures. The aim of this one day training course is to provide a basic understanding of stack-emission monitoring to enable process operators, regulators and environmental consultants to audit stack sampling contractors.

BS EN14181 quality assurance of an AMS
The purpose of the training is to provide guidance in the application of the various parts of the standard with practical examples of how to handle the data and establish the calibration

Uncertainty in emission monitoring
The one-day training course expel some of the myths around this very difficult topics and provide participants with the tools to understand and provide a consistent approach to uncertainty

MCERTS Personnel competency
The STA provide a series of courses to assist personnel with the examination process.;

• TE1 – particulate monitoring
• TE2 – trace element sampling
• TE3 – gaseous monitoring by manual methods
• TE4 – gaseous monitoring by instrumental methods

For details of all STA training visit or email

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