This is a new qualification for Routine and Operational Inspections of school play areas.

We have identified a need for a new qualification which is specifically aimed at schools managing the routine and operational inspections of their outdoor playgrounds.

This is a 3 year, RPII accredited qualification. It is an image based written and practical assessment, which can be carried out at one of our examination centres.

Subjects to cover:

Scope of Qualification
  • Risk assessment
  • Reporting Procedures
  • Inpection Procedures
  • Legal Aspects
  • Immobilisation of Equipment
  • Timber
  • Steel
  • Plastics
  • Rope
  • Chains and Connections
  • Tyres
  • Different types of surfacing
  • Cleanliness
  • Vegetation

This qualification is ideal for anyone responsible for managing, inspecting & maintaining school play areas such as:

  • School Site Managers,
  • PTA Members,
  • Head Teachers,
  • Nursery Teachers.



Equipment covered:

• Activity Trails
• Ball Shoots
• Play Panels
• Climbing Frames
• Multii Plays
• Multi Use Games Areas
• Outdoor Classrooms
• Ancillary Equipment, Benches, Bins, Gates, Fences
• Any Other Static Equipment
• Tyre Trails
• Safer Surfacing



Equipment Not Covered:

• Swings
• Rocking Equipment
• Rotating Equipment
• Wheeled Sports
• Any Other Equipment With
• Dynamic Movement

For more information on this qualification please contact:
Noel Harris
+44 (0)2476 693787

The RPII is the official body for examining, accrediting and certificating indoor, outdoor and inflatable play inspectors.

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