Local Exhaust Ventilation – LEV

Online Local Exhaust Ventilation

If your workplace generates dust, vapour, mist or fumes then you need to consider training your staff in Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV) – workplace fume and dust extraction. From kitchens to steel work production it is vital to ensure that your LEV is working properly and effectively. Even if you have LEV in your establishment, do you know that it is working properly? Would you know what to look for if it isn't? This course will aid you through the manufacturing process and on to the upkeep and maintenance of the LEV system.

What does the course cover?

  • Legal Aspects
  • Components of an LEV system
  • What can happen when it goes wrong.
  • Management and use of an LEV system.

Training Outcomes

  • Learning what an LEV System is
  • What the law says.
  • How to ensure the system and maintained correctly is used


  • Introduction to Local Exhaust Ventilation
  • Background.
  • Legal Aspects.

Test & Certification

At the end of the course you will be given a test of 20 multiple choice questions. The required pass rate is 85%. You will be able to download and print (if required) a digital certificate on completion of the course. Main course certificates last 3 years. (Refresher courses are available and recommended every 12 months).


Main Course: Approximately 35 minutes (excluding time taken for the final exams). Refresher Course: Approximately 25 minutes (excluding time taken for the final exams).