PAM
 

INTRODUCTION COURSE
 

Our PAM Introduction Course is designed for people with basic or no understanding of PAM requirements. 

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Course Aims

This course is designed to deliver an introduction to the key aspects and considerations that are required to undertake a NHS Premises Assurance Model (PAM) assessment; understand the scope of the PAM return, and the information needed to answer the questions. 


The course will also consider staff competence, the importance of assessing and managing risk and the role of periodic audit and review processes.  This course is recommended to those new to PAM.

Course Objectives

01

Describe the structure of PAM

02

Discuss the PAM questions and list the documents you would expect to see to address the requirements of each question

03

How to evidence the scoring

04

Recognise the importance of the building a document inventory 

05

List the risks would you expect to be associated with the topics covered and state their likelihood and impact including how the NHS scores risk

06

Explain how the risks are monitored, managed, and mitigated 

07

Identify stakeholders outside Estates & Facilities regarding contribution and presentation of the completed PAM

08

Describe roles and competencies relating to Health Technical Memoranda (HTM)

09

Explain the importance of asset registers and CAFM systems, compliance and certification, periodic systems and specific equipment checks 

10

Describe the audit and review process

11

State the importance of staff training