Health & Safety Courses
|Course Title||Accreditation||Who should attend?||Duration|
|Abrasive Wheels Awareness||In-house|
|Any person who may be required to use abrasive wheels in the workplace or requires familiarisation with the associated regulations||½ Day|
|Abrasive Wheels with Practical Cutting / Grinding||In-house|
|Construction operatives who are required to know how to safely use and mount abrasive wheels and disks on portable machines||1 Day|
|Asbestos Awareness||In-house |
UKATA (in partnership with ATS)
|If you have no intention of removing asbestos but work on buildings built or refurbished before the year 2000, asbestos could be present. You will need awareness training so you know how to avoid the risks||½ Day|
|Asbestos Non Licensed Works||In-house|
UKATA (in partnership with ATS)
|Those whose work will knowingly disturb low risk asbestos containing materials, such as maintenance workers and their supervisors; and those who carry out asbestos sampling and analysis||1 Day|
|Cable Avoidance Tools (CAT & Genny)||In-house|
NRSWA Unit 1
|This Safe Use of Cable Avoidance Location Equipment training programme is designed for Operatives and Supervisors who have to locate underground apparatus for work on the roadways and highways.|
|CCNSG Safety Passport - National Course||CCNSG||All personnel wishing to work on engineering construction sites and covers basic site safety. The CCNSG Safety Passport is often a pre-requisite for working on site.||2 Days|
|CCNSG Safety Passport - Renewal Course||CCNSG||The CCNSG Safety Passport Renewal course is designed as a refresher course for those that have already passed the CCNSG Safety Passport National course and enables them to keep their passport up to date.||1 Day|
|CCNSG Supervisor Safety Course||CCNSG||This course is aimed at those who already hold a current CCNSG Safety Passport and have a supervisory role on a construction site. The Supervisor Safety Passport course is to be taken after obtaining the CCNSG Safety Passport and ongoing every three years thereafter.||1 Day|
|Confined Space Awareness||In-house||Anyone who needs to be able to recognise a confined space and the associated hazards||½ Day|
|COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health)||In-house||This half day course is aimed at those working with substances which could be hazardous to a workers health and identifies the legal requirements that must be complied with.|
Specifically, the course focuses on the COSHH Regs 2002 (as amended) and how it applies to the use and control of hazardous substances, allowing delegates understand their duties and their employer duties.
|Face Fit (Train the Tester)||In-house||Information Document HSE 282/28, recommends that RPE Fit Testing should only be conducted by a trained and competent person. To be competent, the fit test operator should have adequate knowledge and have received adequate instruction and training.||2-3 hrs|
|Face Fit Testing||In-house||Fit Testing is required under the COSHH, CLAW and CAR Regulations for all tight-fitting facepieces. If masks are worn in the workplace then you will be required to provide evidence of a fit test for each mask worn.||Approx 15 mins per test|
|Fire Marshall / Warden||In-house|
|This fire warden training course provides participants with a greater awareness and understanding of the threat posed by fire, their personal responsibility in preventing an outbreak and the action to be taken should a fire occur. The fire warden training course equips participants for the role of fire warden within the workplace||1 Day|
|Fire Safety Awareness||In-house|
|Suitable for people 18 years and over, this course is designed for those who are responsible for overseeing fire safety, designated fire marshals and anyone who needs to know how to use a fire extinguisher.||½ Day|
|Forklift Truck (Assessment Only)||In-house|
|Experienced Operators who require assessment only on a Forklift Truck to renew their current operatorÂs licence||1 Day|
|Forklift Truck (Novice)||In-house|
|Novice Operators who require practical and theory training and assessment on a Forklift Truck to gain their operatorÂs licence||5 Days|
|GPR Survey & Cable Avoidance for Utility Detection||In-house||Operatives, Supervisors & managers who are working within the industry. Legal standards including PAS128, HSG47 & TSA recognise that in addition to good planning and service mapping appreciation, GPR & EML (Cable Avoidance Tools) must be used to safely identify the presence of any underground services, structural apparatus and subsurface objects that may be present.||2 Days|
|IOSH Directing Safely||IOSH||Directors and executive managers in small to medium-sized organisations who wish to raise their awareness of health and safety legislation, also covering documentation and procedures required, with particular relevance to existing company procedures and health and safety policy||1 Day|
|IOSH Managing Safely||IOSH||Managers and supervisors of organisations in virtually all industry sectors, in order to give them all they need to know to effectively manage health and safety in the workplace, giving an understanding of the legal requirements for risk assessment and be able to identify hazards both generally, and from their organisation's perspective.||4 Days|
|IOSH Working Safely||IOSH||For people at any level, in any sector, needing a grounding in the essentials of health and safety. Everyone at work should have an understanding of why they must Âwork safelyÂ Â and this course offers exactly that.||1 Day|
|IPAF 1a (Static Vertical)||IPAF||Delegates who have either no experience of operating an access platform or those who have experience but have not received any formal training to a recognised standard, or those who wish to renew their ticket. This category covers the smaller vertical access platforms that are typically used for building maintenance amongst other tasks. In operation, they are moved into the correct position and the stabiliser arms are then deployed fixing the position of the machine. Only then can the platform be safely elevated.||1 Day|
|IPAF 1b (Static Boom)||IPAF||Delegates who have either no experience of operating an access platform or those who have experience but have not received any formal training to a recognised standard, or those who wish to renew their ticket.|
This category covers access platforms that are fixed in position before the elevating boom can be used. This includes lorry mounted, van mounted, trailer push-arounds and tracked platforms.
|IPAF 3a (Mobile Vertical)||IPAF||Delegates who have either no experience of operating an access platform or those who have experience but have not received any formal training to a recognised standard, or those who wish to renew their ticket.|
Scissor Lifts (SL) and Mobile Vertical Personnel Platforms (VPP) are the 2 previous classifications that are now included in this category.
Scissor Lifts have been a common sight for many years and they come in a wide variety of platform sizes, lift heights and drive options to suit the application theyâre working in.
Mobile Vertical Personnel Platforms are a more recent innovation and are usually better known by their product name (e.g. âRunaboutâ, âWAVEâ (Work Assist Vehicle) âStockpickerâ etc.)
|IPAF 3b (Mobile Boom)||IPAF||Delegates who have either no experience of operating an access platform or those who have experience but have not received any formal training to a recognised standard, or those who wish to renew their ticket.|
Previously known as Self Propelled Booms, mobile boom trucks come in two main varieties, Telescopic Booms and Articulating Booms. Articulating booms have the advantage of greater versatility in operation as they can move through more angles and therefore allow access âup and overâ obstructions.
As well as variations in lift heights - up to 150ft (45m+), boom access platforms can come with different power sources (Diesel, LPG, Electric, Bi-Fuel), narrow chassis designs for limited space applications, 2 or 4 wheel drive, rough terrain etc.
|IPAF PAV (Push Around Vehicle)||IPAF||Anyone who operates the uncomplicated push around low level vertical access platforms such as those used in construction fit-outs, maintenance, and theatres. Launched by IPAF in 2010, PAV is a new MEWP category designed to give rapid and affordable training to users of these relatively straightforward machines||½ Day|
|Ladder & Step Ladder Users Course||In-house|
|Suitable for any employee who undertakes tasks using ladders or stepladders. This should be where the use of more suitable work equipment is not justified because of the low risk and short duration of use; or because of existing features on site which cannot be altered, and which means ladders are the only suitable equipment||½ Day|
|Manual Handling injuries account to 36% of all reported workplace accidents. This very popular course is ideal for anyone who moves heavy loads or who carries out manual handling as part of their role.||½ Day|
|NEBOSH General Certificate||NEBOSH||Managers, supervisors and staff from all types of organisations who need a broad understanding of health and safety issues. The NEBOSH certificate helps them manage risks effectively.|
Many people take this NEBOSH Certificate as a first step on a career in health and safety. It provides a valuable overview, and is a sound basis for further professional study.
|NEBOSH National Construction Certificate||NEBOSH||The NEBOSH Construction certificate is specifically aimed at people in the construction industry, helping managers, supervisors, designers and CDM Co-ordinators from the Construction Industry to manage risks effectively. It may also prove effective for those who have to manage the activities of contractors. The qualification is specifically referred to as a key competence in the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007.|
The qualification is also appropriate for supervisors and managers working in other industries such as utilities, and even broadcasting, where temporary workplaces are a feature of their activities. Many people take NEBOSH courses as a first step on a career in construction health and safety. It provides a valuable overview, and is a sound basis for further professional study.
|NCG1 - 5 Days
NCC1/NCC2 - 12 Days
|NRSWA (New Roads & Street Works Act) Operatives||NRSWA||To enable operatives to gain the necessary qualifications under the New roads and Streetworks Act 1991 to allow them to carry out their duties on the public highway, ranging from excavation to permanent re-instatement of paved structures.|
This NRSWA Training course is designed for NRSWA operatives who physically carry out the work on the roadways and highways.
|NRSWA (New Roads & Street Works Act) Supervisor||NRSWA||To enable supervisors to gain the necessary qualifications under the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 to allow them to carry out their duties on the public highway, ranging from excavation to permanent re-instatement of paved structures.|
This course is suitable for those who are responsible for a site where NRSWA operatives carry out the manual excavation and reinstatement in the highways.
|Personal Fall Protection Equipment Inspection Service||In-house||As detailed in the Working at Height Regulations 2005 (Regulation 12 (3)), employers have a legal duty to ensure all Personal Fall Protection Equipment is inspected at regular intervals. The Personal Fall Protection Equipment Inspector will carry out thorough examinations of all equipment used on-site to ensure it is safe to use and suitable under the manufacturers guidelines for its life span.||½ - 1 Day|
|Personal Fall Protection Equipment Inspector||In-house||As detailed in the Working at Height Regulations 2005 (Regulation 12 (3)) employers have a legal duty to ensure all Fall Protection Personal Protection Equipment is inspected at regular intervals. The Personal Fall Protection Equipment Inspector course is designed to give those responsible the necessary training and instruction on the control, management and examinations of the equipment to ensure it is safe to use and suitable under the manufactures guidelines during its life span.||1 Day|
|Public Highways Banksman||In-house|
|This course is designed to train qualified vehicle banksmen to stop traffic on the public highway for short periods of time to facilitate site deliveries. As this procedure cannot be used on all road types the course opens by covering the legal requirements for stopping traffic on the public highway using this method, how to determine if the road is suitable/legal for the operation, the types of signage that must be used and if advance warning signs are required. The course continues by teaching the safe system of operation before concluding with theory and practical testing to ensure understanding.||½ Day|
|Risk Assessment||In-house||This course is intended for persons who will be or are currently involved with assessing risk and identifying hazards within the workplace. Delegates will be instructed in the compilation of a âsuitable and sufficientâ assessment, and provided with knowledge of protective and preventative measures that can be implemented as part of an assessment.||½ Day|
|Aimed at managers, supervisors and users of harnesses and fall arrest equipment||½ Day|
|Tower Crane Rescue||In-house||Experienced operatives familiar with fall arrest techniques. This will provide delegates with the knowledge and practical experience to enable them to rescue a fellow operative suspended by a fall arrest lanyard from a tower crane.||1 Day|
|A course designed for any staff involved in the movement of vehicles, covering health and safety and practical lessons on how to move a vehicle in a safe manner.||½ - 1 Day|
|Working at Height Awareness||In-house|
|This course is aimed at any person who as part of their job manage or control working at height activities, providing the necessary knowledge to work safely at height.||½ Day|
|Working at Height Rescue||In-house||The course is for those with experience of working at height who may be required to undertake the rescue of an incapacitated or injured worker who has fallen and is suspended by their fall arrest system.||1 Day|