Kitchen Extractor Fan Cleaning Course. BESA Approved Grease Hygiene Technician (GHT)- 2 Day Short Course.


Extraction and Ducting Training 2 Day Short Course TR19/BESA Approved


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Full Description

Location: Newcastle- NE11 0HZ

Duration:  3 Days (2 days training, 1 day Assessment)

Cost: £295 + VAT- for 2 days training ( UKCG certification only)- +£149 + Vat for 3rd assessment day this includes a BESA electronic Certificate upon Successful completion. (Paper certificates can be issued for an extra £15 + VAT)

Who should take the course?

The course is designed for people who are supervisors or have previous experience in the Grease Hygiene industry. Knowledge of Grease Hygiene extract systems or work within the building engineering services sector would be advantageous.

Candidates do not have to hold the BESA GHO qualification however it is advisable for beginners or those lacking the experience in the sector and you must have a valid H&S Operative test as an entry requirement.

Course overview:

Delegates will be shown training on the practical & Theory side of the course, assessments on both will be required for successful completion. Final assessment is in the form of a multiple choice question paper, a practical assessment and a professional discussion.

The Practical & Theory sessions include:

  • Preparing your work environment.
  • Safe working practices including H&S.
  • The principles behind a Grease Extraction System and the components that can go with it.
  • Cleaning of Grease Extraction Systems as well as methods & equipment.
  • Supervising teams and allocating work.
  • Pre & post clean verification and testing including “Wet film thickness testing”

Knowledge taught within the course:

  • H&S in the workplace including PPE
  • Understanding how a kitchen grease extraction system works and its components.
  • Prepare the work environment, PPE & equipment selection.
  • Selecting a location, preparing and fitting access panels (various cutting methods).
  • Using different cleaning methods, the most practical solutions & how to safely carry out a clean.
  • Housekeeping after a clean.
  • Supervising a team and showing how to lead.
  • Understand & put into practice pre & post clean testing and reporting.

Important Info:

  • Doing the course does not guarantee a pass, you must successfully complete the multiple choice paper, Practical assessment & Professional discussion to pass.
  • Tea & Coffee is provided on the course however lunch is not ( Lots of places locally to get food)
  • Local Accommodation details can be provided upon booking.
  • Places are limited and must be paid for in full to book the course.
  • UKCG are not liable for any travel or accommodation expenses.
  • BESA training terms & conditions will also apply. Can be provided by request.
  • Please note: you will need to provide proof of having a minimum of an accredited H&S Operative Certificate. Health & Safety Operative Training Certificate can include:
    • BESA Academy Online Health Safety Environment test certificate- Course – The BESA 
    • CITB  Health, Safety and Environment test certificate
    • Client Contractors National Safety Group (CCNSG) two day Safety Passport Scheme course
    • CITB Supervisory Site Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) course
    • Client Contractors National Safety Group (CCNSG) two day Safety Passport Scheme course
    • National Examination Board of Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) Construction Certificate (NOT the General Certificate)
    • Institute of Safety & Health (IOSH) Managing Safely
    • In the unlikely event a course is cancelled we reserve the right to offer an alternative date.

Course Dates

1st 2 day’s are training- 3rd add on day is for assessment and BESA certification,

24th – 26th May 2022

19th – 21st July 2022

20th – 22nd September 2022

This includes all personal protective equipment , chemicals, cleaning equipment and a full day of training in our purpose built training area.

The Ultimate Package

The extraction and kitchen cleaning ultimate package includes everything as included in the beginners package plus a state of the art steam/vac sv4 cleaner with all accessories and a 1 years warranty 4 bottles of our oven cleaning caustic gel, 4 full days training and a trade discount from our supplies shop of 10% for all future purchases. All of this for only £2,985 plus vat. All of our courses are held at our training centre which is located in our Gateshead Head Office- NE11 0HZ. Courses run from 09:30 until 16:00 depending on the level of experience of the trainees. Local hotels are available the closest of which being the Premier Inn Newcastle Team Valley- NE11 0BE. If you have any other questions please feel free to contact our office on 0800 032 9533. Please note: Should you not pass the Health & Safety Environment test on the 2 attempts provided you will need to pay for a further test yourself directly through BESA Academy before your certificates can be issued.

Please Note: The booking is non refundable.