Delegates will acquire a better understanding of the scope of the PAM and leave with the skills to better manage the PAM process, from completion of the return, to audit and review processes. 

Is this course for you?

This course is aimed at estates managers, operational directors, those responsible PAM assessments and audits.

Attendance and completion of this course will provide learners with a unique insight into PAM and CQC preparedness – ensuring that all will leave with an enhanced understanding of the PAM return process that takes into account: staff competence, the assessment and management of risk, the role of periodic audits as well as the review processes.


This course is designed to deliver a broad and comprehensive background 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. 


By the end of this course learners will be able to:

  • Describe the structure of PAM
  • Discuss the PAM questions and list the evidence required
  • State the importance of staff training
  • Explain the importance of asset registers and CAFM systems, compliance and certification, periodic systems and specific equipment checks
  • Describe the audit and review process

Eastwood Park, Falfield, was formerly the NHS national training centre for healthcare engineering and now, as an independent company, we are the leading provider of technical healthcare engineering training in the UK.      

City & Guilds

This course has City & Guilds accredited programme status.

COVID-secure measures

Following a review of the new government guidance we want to reassure you that the essential training booked at Eastwood Park for the coming weeks is going ahead as planned.

We are operating a COVID-secure environment and will be seeking the co-operation of everyone attending to strictly adhere to these arrangements throughout their stay and we will continue to carefully monitor the situation.

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Classrooms are available for theory learning and group exercises (close to training laboratories when practice activities are included).


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