Purpose designed training centre providing specialist work at height and rescue courses to businesses across the East and North East of England.

Courses are available for riggers and technicians who currently work or wish to work at height in sectors such as wind (onshore/offshore), telecoms, utilities, oil & gas, the emergency services and other general industries. A comprehensive range of courses are available from basic harness fitting and PPE inspection to specialist work at height and rescue. Courses can be booked online, see upcoming courses.

Recognised industry certification is available for:

ARQIVA for telecoms
Global Wind Organisation (GWO)

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The centre is located just outside Leeds on the M621 motorway giving excellent access to the M1 and M62 corridors, within easy access of all parts of Yorkshire, Lancashire and the North East as well as the energy hubs along the East coast. Less than an hour or so travel time from Harrogate, Hull, York, Sheffield, Manchester.

Distances to our Leeds Height Safety Centre:

  • Sheffield - 37 miles
  • Manchester - 40 miles
  • Hull - 62 miles
  • York - 30 miles
  • Grimsby - 77miles
  • Newcastle - 104 miles


heightec Leeds
Unit 2, Benyon Park Way
Lowfields Road
LS12 6DP

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The Leeds height safety training centre is purpose designed to meet increasing demand for specialist work at height and rescue training for industries across the East of England.

Here we focus on training delivery for the onshore and offshore renewable sector with Global Wind Organisation (GWO). We also serve telecoms industry with ARQIVA Gateway approved courses and offer courses for construction, emergency services and general work at height sectors and includes courses such as basic harness fitting, roof safety and PPE inspection.

This centre boasts nearly 8,000 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 internal and external towers.

Training facilities specific to Leeds:

  • 15 metre external lattice tower
  • Wind turbine generator simulators, with hub and roof apparatus
  • Indoor lattice towers
  • Interior flat roofs
  • Exposed walkways
  • High platforms
  • Suspended lifting beams
  • Telecoms microwave dishes and antennae
  • Vertical ladders with a variety of fixed protection systems

All our practical training areas are heated.

On successful completion of your course you will receive your certificate, Secure ID card and access to electronic course notes.

Upcoming Course Dates

Course Current Next Future More Dates
GWO Working at Heights Refresher (WAHR) 6/10/2022 28/10/2022 4/11/2022
GWO Working at Height (WAH) 28/6/2022 3/10/2022 26/10/2022
MATS Telecom Climber Roof & RF Hazards – New Starters 20/6/2022 30/8/2022 17/10/2022 5/12/2022
MATS Initial Basic Tower Climbing and Rescue 30/5/2022 20/6/2022 18/7/2022
Height Safety & Rescue After A Fall 27/6/2022 25/8/2022 20/9/2022
Wind Turbine Lifting Hoist Operations 17/8/2022 13/9/2022 11/10/2022
Inspection of PPE - Competent Person 17/6/2022 24/6/2022 6/7/2022
MATS Tower Climbing and Rescue Reval (inc. EUSR* Registration) 8/6/2022 13/6/2022 30/6/2022
Roof Safety, Access & Fall Protection - ARQIVA Gateway approved 9/6/2022 15/6/2022 1/7/2022
Advanced Hub Rescue for Wind Turbines 18/8/2022 12/9/2022 10/10/2022
Using Height Safety Equipment 16/6/2022 8/7/2022 26/7/2022
Rescue After A Fall - Lowering and Lifting 27/7/2022 11/8/2022 29/9/2022
RF Hazards - Awareness and Monitoring 21/7/2022 11/8/2022 29/9/2022