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Respiratory Protective Equipment Training (RPE)

CPD & Citation Approved

Certain activities and working environments can pose a huge risk to our respiratory system, if we don’t take the proper precautions.

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Course Description

This Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) Training course explores what RPE is and why it’s so important, what different types of RPE exist and what they’re used for, how to properly use, maintain, clean, and store RPE, and what legal responsibilities you and your employer both share.​​​​​

Target Audience

This course is for anyone who works ​cutting, sanding, or polishing materials like stone or wood; working with solvents; or is being exposed to certain kinds of dust, fumes, vapours, and mists, can all cause permanent damage, if we’re not careful.


This Online Respiratory Protective Equipment is approved by leading industry bodies CPD and Citation.

Online training is flexible, efficient and cost-effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time to fit the training in around their work and personal life.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand why we need RPE
  • Know how to select, use, maintain, clean and store RPE
  • Understand the legal responsibilities that you and your employer share

Further Progression & Related Courses

Other courses that would be useful for candidates taking this course include:

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Respiratory Protective Equipment 1 Respiratory Protective Equipment 70
Respiratory Protective Equipment 2 Working with RPE 70

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)


30 minutes

(Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

Multiple User & Bulk Purchase Discounts Available. Please call for details.

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