Our PAM Introduction Course is designed for people with basic or no understanding of PAM requirements.
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.
Describe the structure of PAM
Discuss the PAM questions and list the documents you would expect to see to address the requirements of each question
How to evidence the scoring
Recognise the importance of the building a document inventory
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
Explain how the risks are monitored, managed, and mitigated
Identify stakeholders outside Estates & Facilities regarding contribution and presentation of the completed PAM
Describe roles and competencies relating to Health Technical Memoranda (HTM)
Explain the importance of asset registers and CAFM systems, compliance and certification, periodic systems and specific equipment checks
Describe the audit and review process
State the importance of staff training