Aberdeen is our offshore height safety centre, serving clients from the offshore, oil & gas, rope access and fire industries.
Courses can be booked online, see upcoming courses.

Accredited training available:

• EUSR & MATS Group

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The new Aberdeen training venue is located in Westhill and within access of main rail and road links.

 This centre offers clients based in the north easy access to specialist height safety and rescue training as well as technical equipment for ascent, descent, work positioning, fall arrest and rescue.


Unit 3, Enterprise Drive
AB32 6TQ

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heightec’s Aberdeen Height Safety Centre provides training for industrial work at height and rescue industries and is aimed at the renewables, offshore, oil & gas, rope access and fire industries.

Our Aberdeen training venue located in Westhill is within easy access of Aberdeen’s main rail and road links. The centre offers clients based in the north east convenient access to specialist height safety and rescue training as well as UK manufactured technical equipment for ascent, descent, work positioning, fall arrest and rescue.

Aberdeen boasts approximately 3,000 square feet of training facilities and classrooms, with a comprehensive range of training structures including a wind turbine simulator, elevated platforms, scaffolding, suspended steel work, a large range of ladders and both internal and external towers.

Our training portfolio now includes more Global Wind Organisation (GWO) training, Industrial Rope Access Trade Association (IRATA) courses, EUSR & Mast & Tower Safety Group (MATS) telecoms courses, ARQIVA Gateway approved training for telecoms, Confined Space courses, Advanced Hub Rescue and WTG lifting courses.

heightec has successfully completed another GWO scope extension and are now approved training providers for the delivery of a host of additional GWO accredited courses designed for the wind industry.

NEW GWO courses in Aberdeen:

Training structures specific to Aberdeen:

  • Indoor lattice towers
  • Wind turbine tower & hub simulator with yaw, hub and roof apparatus
  • Range of high exposed platforms
  • Interior flat roof
  • Suspended lifting beams
  • Telecoms rigging dishes and antennae
  • Vertical ladders with a variety of fixed protection systems
  • External telecom tower

Distances to our Height Safety Centre:

  • Montrose – 41 miles
  • Dundee – 67 miles
  • Inverness – 97 miles
  • Edinburgh – 124 miles
  • Glasgow – 146 miles

Parking is available but there maybe a charge.

Upcoming Course Dates

Course Current Next Future More Dates
MATS Roof & Rescue from Height
(incl. EUSR Registration)
05/09/2024 03/10/2024
NEW MATS Rooftop Worker – Safety & Access
(incl. EUSR Registration)
18/07/2024 26/07/2024 02/08/2024
GWO Basic Safety Training Refresher – Onshore Package 19/08/2024 16/09/2024 14/10/2024
GWO Basic Safety Training – Onshore Package 22/07/2024 02/09/2024 18/11/2024 02/12/2024
GWO Advanced Rescue Training Refresher (ARTR) 09/09/2024 07/10/2024 11/11/2024
GWO Advanced Rescue Training (ART) 29/07/2024 07/08/2024 13/08/2024
GWO Working at Heights Refresher (WAHR) 17/07/2024 02/08/2024 14/08/2024
GWO Manual Handling (MH) 22/07/2024 26/08/2024 02/09/2024
GWO Fire Awareness (FAW) 22/07/2024 26/08/2024 02/09/2024
GWO First Aid Refresher (FAR) 30/07/2024 21/08/2024 18/09/2024
GWO First Aid (FA) 16/07/2024 25/07/2024 05/09/2024
GWO Slinger Signaller (SLS) 22/08/2024 19/09/2024 17/10/2024
GWO Enhanced First Aid (EFA) 09/09/2024
GWO Working at Heights with Manual Handling Refresher (WAH & MH) 31/07/2024 09/08/2024 16/08/2024
GWO Working at Heights with Manual Handling (WAH & MH) 18/07/2024 23/07/2024 01/08/2024
MATS Telecom Climber Roof & RF Hazards – New Starters
(incl. EUSR Registration)
29/07/2024 26/08/2024
MATS Initial Basic Tower Climbing & Rescue (inc. EUSR Registration) 29/07/2024 07/08/2024 13/08/2024
Height Safety & Rescue After A Fall 18/07/2024 22/08/2024 02/09/2024
Harness Fitting & Use 25/07/2024 02/09/2024 09/09/2024 19/09/2024
Wind Turbine Lifting Hoist Operations 01/08/2024
Emergency First Aid at Work – EFAW 18/07/2024 23/07/2024 13/08/2024
Inspection of PPE - Competent Person 19/07/2024 22/07/2024 16/08/2024
Rigging and Light Lifting 27/08/2024
MATS Tower Climbing and Rescue Reval (inc. EUSR Registration) 17/07/2024 26/07/2024 01/08/2024
Advanced Hub Rescue for Wind Turbines 02/08/2024
Rescue from Height – Stretcher Lowering 29/07/2024 30/08/2024 06/09/2024
Using Height Safety Equipment 23/07/2024 29/07/2024 20/08/2024
RF Hazards - Awareness and Monitoring 25/07/2024 09/09/2024 19/09/2024