Kendal

Kendal is heightec’s flagship centre launched in 1997. It is the largest of our height safety centres offering the full range of height safety and rescue training courses and serves the entire professional work at height and rescue industry across the UK and world wide. Courses can be booked online, see our upcoming courses.

Accredited training available:

• GWO
• EUSR & MATS Group
• ARQIVA

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Our Kendal height safety centre is located on the southern edge of the Lake District National Park, a short distance from the centre of Kendal town.

Oxenholme west coast mainline rail station is 10 minutes by taxi. The M6 motorway is less than 10 miles away.

Address:

heightec Kendal
Unit 1, Lake District Business Park
Mint Bridge Road
Kendal
Cumbria
LA9 6NH

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Kendal is heightec’s flagship centre launched in 1997. It is the largest of our height safety centres offering the full range of height safety and rescue training courses and serves the entire professional work at height and rescue industry across the UK and world wide.

With a floor area of  over 11,000ft², the centre is purpose built and has been specifically designed to incorporate a comprehensive range of facilities to provide realistic practical work and rescue training and incorporates a range of internal classrooms.

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

We have recently released a NEW MATS & telecoms training course bundle:

  • MATS Roof & Rescue from Height (2 days) – MATS bundled course suitable for any industry role that requires flat rooftop access, rescue, evacuation and stretcher use for working at height. Mandatory requirement to work on BT and Arqiva sites.

Training environments specific to Kendal:

  • Two wind turbine training simulators with yaw, hub, restricted access areas and roof apparatus
  • Several indoor lattice towers
  • Interior and exterior flat roofs
  • Deep vertical shaft with high internal walls
  • Confined space gallery with multiple entries, manholes and very confined areas
  • Confined industrial process vessels
  • Exposed walkways
  • High platforms
  • Internal scaffolds
  • Suspended lifting beams
  • Telecoms rigging dishes and antennae
  • Vertical ladders with a variety of fixed protection systems

Distances to our Height Safety Centre:

  • Leeds – 72 miles
  • Manchester – 76 miles
  • Newcastle – 100 miles
  • Sheffield – 107 miles
  • Glasgow – 141 miles

Parking is available but there maybe a charge.

Upcoming Course Dates

Course Current Next Future More Dates
NEW MATS Rooftop Worker – Safety & Access
(incl. EUSR Registration)
01/05/2024 13/05/2024 20/05/2024
GWO Basic Safety Training Refresher – Onshore Package 17/06/2024 15/07/2024
GWO Basic Safety Training – Onshore Package 03/06/2024 24/06/2024 08/07/2024
GWO Advanced Rescue Training Refresher (ARTR) 08/07/2024
GWO Advanced Rescue Training (ART) 10/06/2024 25/06/2024
GWO Working at Heights Refresher (WAHR) 09/05/2024 15/05/2024 31/05/2024
GWO Manual Handling (MH) 07/05/2024 20/05/2024 17/06/2024
GWO Fire Awareness (FAW) 07/05/2024 20/05/2024 10/06/2024
GWO First Aid Refresher (FAR) 26/04/2024 09/05/2024 17/05/2024
GWO First Aid (FA) 16/05/2024 24/05/2024 06/06/2024
GWO Basic Safety Training Refresher (BSTR) – Offshore Package 07/05/2024
GWO Basic Safety Training (BST) – Offshore Package 10/06/2024 08/07/2024 05/08/2024
GWO Slinger Signaller (SLS) 21/05/2024 10/06/2024 22/07/2024
GWO Enhanced First Aid (EFA) 29/07/2024 05/08/2024
GWO Working at Heights with Manual Handling Refresher (WAH & MH) 01/05/2024 08/05/2024 23/05/2024
GWO Working at Heights with Manual Handling (WAH & MH) 30/04/2024 09/05/2024 16/05/2024
GWO Sea Survival (SS) 14/06/2024 12/07/2024 09/08/2024
IRATA Rope Access - All Levels & Reval 22/07/2024 09/09/2024 07/10/2024 18/11/2024
MATS Telecom Climber Roof & RF Hazards – New Starters
(incl. EUSR Registration)
17/06/2024 15/07/2024
MATS Initial Basic Tower Climbing & Rescue (inc. EUSR Registration) 17/06/2024 15/07/2024 29/07/2024
Height Safety & Rescue After A Fall 23/05/2024 19/06/2024 24/06/2024
Harness Fitting & Use 03/05/2024 17/05/2024
Wind Turbine Lifting Hoist Operations 17/05/2024 23/05/2024 21/06/2024
Confined Space Entry (Escape BA) 21/05/2024
Emergency First Aid at Work – EFAW 03/05/2024 30/05/2024
Inspection of PPE - Competent Person 29/04/2024 10/05/2024 14/05/2024
Rigging and Light Lifting 07/05/2024 15/05/2024 23/05/2024
MATS Tower Climbing and Rescue Reval (inc. EUSR Registration) 02/05/2024 21/05/2024 31/05/2024
Advanced Hub Rescue for Wind Turbines 16/05/2024 24/05/2024 04/06/2024
Using Height Safety Equipment 30/04/2024 02/05/2024 10/05/2024
Rescue from Height – Stretcher Lowering 03/05/2024 14/05/2024 23/05/2024
RF Hazards - Awareness and Monitoring 17/05/2024 10/07/2024 18/07/2024