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New guidance launched for acoustics apprenticeship

25th June 2020

The trailblazer group behind a pioneering apprenticeship in acoustics has brought together the latest information, to signpost potential employers and candidates to the programme.


Available to view at the information pulls together general insight and guidance on the Acoustics Technician Apprenticeship in a FAQ format.


It includes details of the Apprenticeship Levy, recruitment advice and details of the structure...

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Site Suitability Indicator (SSI) For New Residential Development

1st June 2020

Member company, Noise Consultants Limited has developed a Site Suitability Indicator (SSI) which brings together strategic noise mapping data in England as prepared by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) with the Initial Risk Assessment approach as advocated in ProPG.


Freely available, the SSI aims to help provide noise practitioners, developers and Local Planning Authorities with an...

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Warm reception for new acoustics, ventilation and overheating guide

3rd March 2020

A new guide, addressing issues of noise, ventilation and overheating holistically for residential developments has been launched.


The Acoustics Ventilation and Overheating (AVO) Residential Design Guide has been produced by working group members from the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) member companies – chaired by Anthony Chilton from Max Fordham – with input from other specialists in the field.


It provides a...

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