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Our company employs highly trained specialists who are constantly improving methods of their work and whose knowledge is verified by the corresponding certificates.

We place the clients and their needs as the main priority of our activity. This and only this allows us to hold the leading positions and client’s trust and respect.

First Aid


A Health & Safety Executive approved course that complies with the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 for the qualification of workplace First Aiders.

Course Duration
3 days, including an assessment on day 3 by external assessors

General Course Content
Aims and objectives of First Aid
Action at an emergency
Management of the unconscious casualty
Management of a non breathing casualty  
Treatment of a casualty who is bleeding
Treatment of a casualty with fractures,
Treatment of a casualty with burns
Treatment for poisoning and eye injuries
Recognition and treatment of major and minor illnesses
Record keeping and legal aspects of First Aid at Work

On successful completion of the course and the final assessment all delegates will receive a nationally recognised certificate approved by the H.S.E. and will be valid for 3 years.

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First Aid

Forklift Training

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Basic Existing Operator
Basic operator refresher
Basic operator novice

Basic Existing Operator Training Course For Industrial Counterbalanced

Training Course Description:
Trained and Certificated Operators (Basic Operator Refresher Training Course)

Course member specification:
This training course is deigned for the operator with previous operating experience with counterbalanced or reach trucks and has never before received formal training. They should be over the minimum school leaving age (except in docks where they must be of at least 18 years of age), they should have a reasonable degree of physical fitness and must be able to satisfy the requirements set out in the guidelines prepared by the Employment Medical Advisory Service and HSG6 'Safety in working with Lift Trucks' produced by the HSE.

Those selected should also possess the necessary level of mental fitness and learning ability required.

Training course aim:
To provide effective basic operator training for forklift operators who will be required to operate counterbalanced or reach trucks as part of their normal work duties. This operator training course is designed to meet the requirements placed upon employers with regard to their duties under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974; the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER); the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER), as applicable and other relevant regulations and codes of practice.

Training course objective:
On successful completion of this existing operator training course, the course member will be able to:
- Operate the truck model used during the training course, safely and correctly in accordance with the manufacturers operator procedures manual and in accepted good operating practices.
- Show their understanding, by clearly stating the causes of instability of trucks and loads.
- Carry out correctly the routine pre-use inspection of the lift truck in accordance with the manufacturers operator procedures manual.

Those course members who achieve a pass in both the practical and theoretical knowledge elements of the examination will be awarded with the lift truck operators 'Basic Skills Test' Certificate and inclusion to the RTITB National Operators Register.

Forklift Training

Fire Awareness Training

Fire Awareness Training - Basic Fire Awareness training must be carried out for all employed personnel and should be repeated where necessary (i.e annually).

Fire Awareness Training with Live Practical Fire Extinguishers - Section 13. 3 (a) of the RRO states that the responsible person must, where necessary, take measures for fire fighting in the premises.

The live fire training addition to the Fire Awareness Training will exceed all the requirements of the RRO and will prove to be an valuable asset should a fire occur on your premises.

Duration 2 hrs approx

Course details

  • Introduction
  • Fire Legislation
  • Definition of the responsible person
  • Duties of a competent person
  • Fire risk assessment – reducing the risk
  • Basic fire prevention
  • Chemistry of fire
  • Classes of fire
  • Common causes of fire
  • How fire spreads
  • Hazard Identification
  • Evacuation procedure
  • Written test
  • Fire-fighting equipment Live fire training can be added to this awareness course. (small additional cost)

The course will be supported with various video clips demonstrating the different effects and the serious nature of fire.

On completion of the course the student will receive

  • An attendance certificate

Fire Warden /Marshal

One day (8hrs)

Course details

  • Intro to fire safety
  • Fire precautions/health & safety legislation
  • General fire prevention measures
  • Actions to be taken in the event of a fire
  • Evacuation procedures
  • Means of escape
  • Types of alarms and fire detectors
  • Fire wardens responsibilities
  • Calling the fire brigade
  • Information required when the fire service arrives
  • Triangle of combustion
  • Classes of fire and methods of extinction
  • Operation of fire extinguishers
  • Basic fire precautions
  • Written test
  • The training is supported by a series of questionnaires and videos.

On completion of the course

  • Each delegate will receive a certificate confirming the completion of training.
Fire Awareness Training

Manual Handling


Course Content
What is manual handling?
Relevant Health & safety information
Spinal anatomy, relevant structure and function
Risk assessments:-
Factors relevant to lifting & handling:
Common unsafe moving and lifting techniques:
Moving an object
Lifting an object
Using equipment (if appropriate)    

Written test
Assessment and Certification
All students will receive a certificate of attendance

Manual Handling

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