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Foundation Certificate In Spirometry

Who Is This Aimed At?

The ARTP/BTS Foundation Certificate in Spirometry has been introduced to give a recognized national qualification for those practitioners who regularly perform Spirometry without interpreting the results. This is a Level 1 Practical competence Certificate.

The primary target is:

  • nurses (district, practice-based, respiratory nurse specialists)
  • nursing assistants
  • physiotherapists (especially respiratory specialists)

Before undertaking the Foundation Spirometry certificate, you will need to have undertaken an ARTP Foundation Spirometry course.

You will need to contact your local ARTP Spirometry Training Centre to register for the one-day training course.


Course Costs

Course costs are set locally by the ARTP Spirometry Training centre. Some Centres also include ARTP certificate registration costs in their course costs, so please check when applying.

This one day course typically comprises of a morning session covering the background theory, and the afternoon session covering the practical aspects of Spirometry performance.

Certificate Costs

To register with ARTP for the Foundation Certificate = £150

Application Form

  Application Form for Full and Foundation Spirometry Courses

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