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Abrasive Wheels - Type 41, 42 & 27

This course is intended for operators who mount abrasive wheels on angle grinders (with cutting or grinding wheels), cut-off saws and bench top cut-off saws. It will give delegates an understanding and appreciation of abrasive wheel safety and sound mounting techniques.

Asbestos Awareness -Accredited

this course is designed to increase general awareness of asbestos within the working enviroment. This course is supported by the HSE and endeavous to install a sufficient level of awareness to those that can either be potentially exposed to asbestos containing materials during their daily work activities or for those who wish to increase their knowledge of asbestos.

Asbestos Awareness - Internal

Asbestos Awareness training for operatives who may encounter Asbestos during their working day.

Asbestos Operative Initial

This course is designed to provide operatives with the knowledge and understanding of asbestos removal procedures. The course is delivered via theory and practical training methods.

Asbestos Operative refresher

Approved by UKATA, This course is a refresher for the asbestos operative course. Refreshing knowlege and removal of asbestos from the inital operative training, updating any legislation changes.

Banksmen / Yard Ops

Recommended for nominated people on a large premises or site with transport movement issues e.g. shared access / on busy road / high vehicle volume. Includes training in guiding vehicles, hand signals and safety.

Cartridge Operated Fixing Tools

This course is based on the Hilti DX450 and equivalent machines and is designed to give delegates a knowledge of inspection, maintenance, fixing methods, choice of nail or fixing and choice of cartridge.

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CCNSG - Leading & Team Safety

CCNSG safety passport

This CCNSG Safety Passport Scheme is a nationally recognised qualification. This course is aimed at all employees within the construction & engineering industries and sub-contractor personnel working within the installation and maintenance sectors. Candidates will be assessed on each module of the Safety Passport via a multiple-choice question paper.

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Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme

This 1 day course will provide candidates with an introduction to environmental issues on construction sites. It's designed to meet the basic environmental knowledge that the sub-contract chain are required to prove to major contractors, and covers the environmental aspects of the new touch screen Health, safety and environment test.

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City & Gilds 6302 - PTLLS Train to train

Confined Space Awareness

This course provides delegates with the basic skills and knowledge to manage and supervise work at confined spaces and to make them aware of the risks and the current legal obligations involved in such workplaces.

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Construction Health Essentials

Control Of Substances Hazardous To Health (COSHH)

This course is intended for all staff who are exposed to hazardous substances, but will particularly benefit delegates who are involved with the preparation of risk assessments within their work environment. The course will give delegates an understanding of every employers duty under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) 2002 to identify substances in the workplace and to assess whether they present a risk to employed persons.

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Deep Excavation Course
This course identifies the dangers and hazards, differentiate between soil types, recognise soil retention systems, risk assessments & current legislation.

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Face Fit Testing

Fire Marshal Training

This course ensures that nominated people can effectively carry out their duties as a fire marshal. A Fire Marshal is recommended for all work locations and some locations will require several Marshalls to ensure safety of the workforce in the event of a fire or other serious incident.

Fire Safety Awareness including Practical

First Aid - Emergency - was Appointed Person

This course is for staff who need a basic grounding in first aid or employees acting as their company's appointed person. It is also for staff assisting a qualified first aider and for businesses with a low risk working environment and less than 50 people. An 'Appointed Person' certificate valid for 3 years is issued on completion of the course.

First Aid - Full (Now 3 Day)

This course will run for a total of 18 hours including the examination. Maximum of 6 hours per day. At the end of the course the examination is conducted by two independent assessors. Successful candidates receive a certificate valid for 3 years from the examination date. This course is HSE approved.

Full First Aid - Refresher

First Aid Refresher

Hand Arm Vibration (White Finger) Training

Hand arm vibration is transmitted from work processes into workers’ hands and arms. It is most commonly caused by operating hand held power tools. Regular and frequent exposure to hand arm vibration can lead to permanent health effects collectively known as hand arm vibration syndrome and other specific diseases. This course introduces the Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2006 and ensures that employers are fully aware of their responsibilities under this legislation.

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Internal Auditor Training

IOSH Managing Safely

Managing Safely is a course for managers and supervisors in any sector and any organisation. It’s designed to give managers all they need to know to help them handle health and safety in their teams. The flexible new high impact programme covers all the main health and safety issues, and includes a session tackling the environment too. The course lasts for 24 hours in total. Managing Safely can be delivered over a full week or on single days or as an evening course and has eight modules

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IOSH Managing Safely - Refresher

Managing Safely is a course for managers and supervisors in any sector and any organisation. It’s designed to give managers all they need to know to help them handle health and safety in their teams. The flexible new high impact programme covers all the main health and safety issues, and includes a session tackling the environment too. The course lasts for 24 hours in total. Managing Safely can be delivered over a full week or on single days or as an evening course and has eight modules. Minimum of 6 and a Maximum of 20 per course. Day Rate - £995.00 + vat plus £36.00 Registration Fee per delegate.

IOSH Working Safely

Working Safely is a one-day course for staff from any sector with no supervisory or managerial responsibility. It provides a grounding in the essentials of health and safety – everyone at work should have an understanding of why they must ‘work safely’ and this course offers exactly that. Working Safely introduces a completely new approach to health and safety training and offers all the basics in a high impact interactive package

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ITSSAR Slinger/Signaller

Ladders and Steps

This course is intended for staff who use ladders and steps in the workplace. It demonstrates the duties of the employee as well as the employer under the Work at Height Regulations 2005. As well as demonstrating the safe use, maintenance and inspection of individual items of access equipment a practical element.

LPG Safe Carriage

This course covers the employers responsibility under the ADR Regulations to have "adequate training" for their staff who have to transport and store LPG gas. This course covers legal requirements and recommended best practice.

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M Contour Press Fit Tool

Man-riding Tripod and Winch

This course is run along side the escape sets and gas detector course. Course covers inspection, use and examination of the tripod and winch.

Manual Handling - Operations

The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 require that employers are responsible for ensuring that all staff who lift or move loads are trained and this course will help employers comply with this legislation. It will teach delegates how to identify risks, develop and understanding of what is being moved and be able to determine the safest method of handling to avoid injury. The course includes assessing risk, loading techniques, tail-lift use and load restraint.

Mini Excavator Loading and Securing

This course covers safe loading and securing of small mobile plant including mini diggers. This course is ideal for utilities contractors where operators are well trained for machine use e.g. excavation but have not received formal training on transportation, trailer checks and law and securing of plant for transport

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National Water Hygiene & DOMS

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NEBOSH certificate in Fire Safety & Risk Management
9 days

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NEBOSH certificate in Oli&Gas safety
5 days training, 1 day assessment

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NEBOSH Enviromental Certificate
6 days

Non - licenced asbestos ( Cement and textured coatings)

Accredited by UKATA, this course will allow candidates to undertake non licensed asbestos works in accordance with the Control of Asbestos regulations 2006 and all associated Codes of practice. Ideal candidates for this training would include those whose work will knowingly disturb asbestos containing materials during the course of their work activities, including building maintenance workers and supervisory personnel, and building maintenance managers.

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NRSWA - Street Works (5 days)
For Supervisors and Operatives

PASMA Mobile Access Tower

This course is aimed at users of mobile access towers (both alloy and fibreglass) and instructs delegates on how to safely erect, move, inspect and dismantle mobile access towers. The course is recognised by the HSE. The official PASMA (Prefabricated Access Suppliers and Manufacturers Association) certification satisfies the ‘Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998’ (PUWER) and the ‘Work at Height Regulations 2005.’

Pesticide and Safety Management

Course covers the assessment, selection and delivery of pesticides and related health and safety management. Contact PMF on: 01453 300300 for more information

Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) & RCD Testing

Suitable for the Tool Hire Industry, Power Tool Repairers and Domestic Appliance Engineers. Once delegates have completed the course they are legally authorised to carry out PAT testing indefinitely. We do however recommend a refresher course every 3 years.

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Pressure Washer

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PTS - Rail training

The Personal Track Safety course is the foundation step for work on Network Rail infrastructure. The 2 day course covers the safe system of work for gaining the PTS certification/card. Classroom and track based the course has both a written and practical assessment. The candidate applying for the course must be able to speak English to enable the making of an emergency phone call. Candidates must have a valid Medical and Drug Screen & Alcohol Certificate carried out by Network Rail accredited medical company. A sponsor is also required who maintains the candidates competency management. We can arrange the medical at a venue close to you. Various training venues available. Please speak to our advisor if you do not have a sponsor at this stage.

PTTLS / PTLLS City and Guilds 7303

Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector - qualification that is ideal for anyone who is required to write and deliver training including short-duration courses up to college / classroom study. Delivered as day or block release, 5 days in total

RD4000 Cable Avoidance Tool Operator Training

This course includes safe use, maintenance and storage of RD4000 Cable Avoidance Tool and associated equipment

S301 Asbestos and other fibres

A proficiency level module which will give students the practical knowledge and skill to manage asbestos in buildings and give the knowledge base required to audit asbestos removal projects. The candidate will have a clear understanding of the legislation, be able to identify and record asbestos removal projects. The candidate will have clear understanding of the legislation , be able to identify and record asbestos in buildings and be aware of the methods for preventing further damage to the ACM's. They will also be throughly familiar with good working practises for asbestos removal and with the role of the analyst, air monitoring techniques and four stage clearance. The candidate will also have a good understanding of the presures and demands on the various parties involved in a removal project.

Scaffold Inspection Training Scheme - CISRS SITS

This Course leads to the award of a CISRS SITS (Scaffold Inspection Training Scheme) Card. Course is two days in duration and can be completed on site. See PDF for more information.

SMSTS - Day or Block Release

SMSTS - Site Management Safety Training Scheme - Course is available as block release or delivered 1 day per week over 5 weeks. This course if for managers and supervisors who are required to understand and implement H&S policy and legislation for a site. This qualification is listed in the ACOP for CDM 2007 regulations

SMSTS - Site Managers Safety Training Scheme - Refresher

SMSTS - Site Manager Safety Training Scheme - Refresher - Two Days - Training for people who have previously completed the full SMSTS within the last five years. This course if for managers and supervisors who are required to understand and implement H&S policy and legislation for a site. This qualification is listed in the ACOP for CDM 2007 regulations

SSSTS - 2 Day Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme

The Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) course has been designed to meet the needs of site supervisors within the construction industry. This course is for first line managers – those who have to, or are about to, acquire supervisory responsibilities. The course aims to highlight the need for risk assessment in the workplace, implementation of the necessary control measures and adequate communication and monitoring in order to provide and maintain positive standards of health, safety and welfare on a construction site. The SSSTS training course is designed to ensure that candidates have an overview and understanding of their responsibility for supervising and helping to oversee safety in a construction site environment. The SSSTS training course is an ideal lead in for delegates who will go on to attend the five-day CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) at a later stage of their career development.

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Temporary Works Supervisor

Tools and Equipment Training

This course is designed to fulfil the employers duty of care under the Health and Safety at Work Act and PUWER regulations / LOLER regulations for Lifting Equipment. We will tailor this course specifically towards your companies trade and train delegates on the safe use of the tools and equipment that they use in their work. This course is most effective when combined with Coaching Skills / Effective Toolbox Talks training to enable your competent staff to train other operatives.

Underground Services Location and Avoidance - CAT & Genny

This course includes safe use, maintenance and storage of Cable Avoidance Tools and associated equipment including Sonde and Genny. Standard course covers Cat 4 Plus. RD4000 can be covered on request.

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Wall Scanner - BOSH DTECT 150

Working At Height

This course is based around the Work at Height Regulations 2005. It is designed to give delegates an understanding of the regulations, and what these mean for the employee as well as the employer. The course covers risk assessments and shows delegates how to plan any work at height, including equipment selection and how to put measures into place to prevent falls. The course can be tailored to individual companies needs.

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Working with Non Licenced Asbestos - Accredited