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17,000 people in the UK suffer deafness, ringing in the ears of other ear conditions caused by excessive noise at work. This course will help you to understand how the ear is affected by excessive noise and the effects.

There is legislation in place to protect workers, Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 and the Control of Noise Regulations 2005 which we cover; including Exposure Action Values (EAV) and the impact of noise reduction.

We explore job roles and factors which expose workers to excessive noise and look at risk reduction strategies to lower noise levels.

Course content

Modules you will cover in this Noise Awareness Online Training:

  1. Module 1 - In this module we will look at how the ear is affected by noise, the effects of noise, what hearing loss sounds like and job roles which expose workers to high levels of noise.
  2. Module 2 - In this module we will cover legislation to protects workers, including Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 2974, Control of Noise Regulations 2005. We will explore Exposure Action Values (EAV) and the impact of noise reduction.
  3. Module 3 - In this module we will focus on risk assessment and noise reduction including, elimination, substitution, engineering controls, administrative controls, and PPE. In addition, we will look at employee responsibilities, maintenance and use of hearing protection and health surveillance.


Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

All of our courses are certified. This is done by the CPD certification Service. They have been inspected by an independent assessor and meet national standards.

Is this course right for me?

Everyone can benefit from having a better understanding of learning disabilities, not just in the workplace but in wider society.  By completing this course many preconceived ideas about learning disabilities may be challenged and you will have a increased understanding of the challenges people face, but also the capabilities of people with learning disabilities.

On completion of this course you will be able to print your CPD certified certificate. This can be used as evidence for compliance, audit or CPD hours.  

Remember, if you need to purchase multiple courses you may be eligible for a discount. Contact us to see how we can help you.


  • Fully online course with assessment at the end of each module

  • CPD certified by the CPD certification Service

  • CPD certificate available to download upon completion

  • Audio option (read aloud)

  • Optional learner file resource

  • Approximate 2 hour duration

Optional Formal Accreditation

Most of our courses have the option for formal accreditation through Open College Network West Midlands.

What does this mean?

Whilst all of our courses are CPD certified as standard, formal accreditation is done through a National Awarding Body.

What level are the courses?

The majority of our courses are all at a level 2.

How many credits does this course quality for?

This course is a single credit value.

Do I need to do any extra work?

You will be required to compete a learner file which is available once logged in. This is an enabled PDF so you can type your answer in. You will upload this in your learning area along with your learner registration form. We will then mark your learner file and provide feedback. 

Once this is complete we will put a request in to Open College Network West Midlands for your formal certificate.

How do I get my formal certificate?

This will be posted out to you once we receive it from the awarding body. It is sent recorded delivery.