Purpose designed training centre providing specialist courses in height safety and rescue 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 Offshore Wind (GWO)
Industrial Rope Access Trade Association (IRATA)

*conditions apply

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Distances to our Leeds Height Safety Centre:

  • Sheffield - 35 miles
  • Manchester - 40 miles
  • Hull - 60 miles
  • York - 30 miles
  • Grimsby - 78 miles
  • Newcastle - 100 miles

The Leeds height safety training centre is purpose designed to meet increasing demand for specialist height safety 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) and Industrial Rope Access Trade Association (IRATA) accredited training. 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.

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.

We provide free customer parking and Wi-fi is also available for customer convenience.


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

Upcoming Course Dates

Course Current Next Future More Dates
First Aid Training - GWO Revalidation 8/3/2018 25/5/2018 20/7/2018
Work at Height & Rescue Training, WTG - GWO 5/2/2018 19/2/2018 26/2/2018
Tower Climbing, Rescue & RF Overview 29/1/2018 6/2/2018 13/2/2018
Basic Height Safety & Rescue 19/6/2018 19/9/2018 23/10/2018
Working at Heights, WTG - GWO Revalidation 24/1/2018 8/2/2018 12/2/2018
Fire Awareness - GWO 21/2/2018 7/3/2018 4/7/2018 7/11/2018
First Aid - GWO 1/3/2018 5/7/2018 4/10/2018 8/11/2018
Manual Handling - GWO 21/2/2018 7/3/2018 23/5/2018
Basic Harness Fitting & Use 26/4/2018 22/5/2018 12/9/2018 22/11/2018
Wind Turbine Lifting Hoist Operations 1/2/2018 22/3/2018
Inspection of PPE - Competent Person 13/2/2018 19/3/2018 12/4/2018
Work at Height Emergency First Aid 25/1/2018 22/2/2018 28/3/2018
Rigging and Light Lifting 12/7/2018 27/9/2018 15/11/2018
Tower Climbing, Rescue & RF Overview re-validation 2/2/2018 9/2/2018 16/2/2018
Roof Safety, Access & RF Overview - ARQIVA Gateway approved 25/1/2018 1/2/2018 8/2/2018
Industrial Climbing & Rigging 9/4/2018
Advanced Hub Rescue for Wind Turbines 2/2/2018 7/2/2018 28/2/2018
Managing Work at Height 24/4/2018 21/8/2018
Using Height Safety Equipment 9/2/2018 27/2/2018 12/3/2018
ISO Rope Access User 5/2/2018
Rescue After A Fall - Lowering and Lifting 28/2/2018 4/4/2018 22/5/2018
RF Hazards - Awareness and Monitoring 31/1/2018 11/7/2018 26/9/2018 14/11/2018