This course is designed for candidates who are required to carry out the routine inspection (daily/weekly) of children’s playgrounds – e.g. park rangers/ keepers, playground inspectors, cleaning operatives, maintenance operatives. The routine playground inspection course will be delivered using a combination of theory and practical sessions and will equip candidates to undertake the RPII accreditation examination if required.
The course forms the foundation award in routine playground inspection for the RPII and covers the checks carried out on outdoor playground facilities, the hazards and risks that may arise and the actions that can reduce or eliminate these.
The examination for accreditation to the RPII is a practical inspection task.
Be able to identify hazards and assess risks in relation to outdoor play equipment and areas.
Be able to make recommendations about actions to be taken to address hazards and risks.