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Professional course

Certificate of Competence in Environmental Noise Measurement

About this course

Course code:
Professional/Short Course
Architecture and the Built Environment
Six days
Delivered through interactive workshops and presentations
Programme leader:
Stan Simpson BSc MSc (Acoustics) MIOA

Page last updated 22 June 2017


The Department of Planning and Architecture's short course programme is aimed at all those working in planning, development and related disciplines. We offer an ever growing and changing series of courses to reflect the needs of practitioners at all levels. Our courses are for planners, architects, surveyors, valuers, lawyers, construction professionals and other related practitioners as well as technical and support staff. All are run by experienced staff and most take the form of interactive workshops and presentations. Most offer CPD certification.

Entry requirements

Overseas students need to have, in advance of application, either a valid student visa or evidence of residency status in the UK



The course provides you with a basic knowledge of the methodology of environmental noise measurement which is then applied during the case study field work. This measurement data will be used to assess the significance of the environmental noise against the framework of standards and legislation.

Who is the course for?

Technical and scientific staff in local authorities, environmental consultancies and companies whose employment requires them to gain a working knowledge of noise measurement and a basic appreciation of noise control methods.


You will sit the Institute of Acoustics exam on the last day of the course and receive the Certificate of Competence on passing the exam.

Prices and dates

Supplementary fee information

Full Fee: £1,500 including the Institute of Acoustics exam fee.

20% early bird discount fee: £1,200 (for bookings paid in full 8 weeks or more in advance)

Course dates:

October 2017 run: 4,5,6 and 11,12,13 October 2017

May 2018 run: 2,3,4 amd 9,10,11 May 2018

How to apply

How to apply

To make a full or provisional booking for this course, please complete our online booking form.


For all enquiries, please complete our online enquiry form or contact us on the number below.

For further information

  • Email: For all course queries, please complete the online enquiry form above.
  • Telephone: +44 (0)117 32 87408

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