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 Offshore Wind (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.

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

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


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
MATS Telecom Climber, Roof & RF Hazards 14/10/2019 18/11/2019
First Aid Training - GWO Revalidation 28/8/2019 24/9/2019 30/10/2019
Work at Height & Rescue Training, WTG - GWO 3/9/2019 9/9/2019 17/9/2019
MATS Initial Basic Tower Climbing and Rescue 16/9/2019 21/10/2019 16/12/2019
Basic Height Safety & Rescue 9/10/2019 2/12/2019
Working at Heights, WTG - GWO Revalidation 27/8/2019 3/9/2019 12/9/2019
Fire Awareness - GWO 17/10/2019 27/11/2019
First Aid - GWO 26/9/2019 10/10/2019 28/11/2019
Manual Handling - GWO 25/9/2019 17/10/2019 27/11/2019
Basic Harness Fitting & Use 10/10/2019 10/12/2019
Rescue Using MICRON Descender 6/11/2019
Confined Space Entry for WTG Low Risk Areas 7/11/2019
Wind Turbine Lifting Hoist Operations 2/9/2019 13/11/2019
Confined Space Entry (Escape BA) 31/10/2019 10/12/2019
Work at Height in the Entertainment Industry 14/10/2019
Emergency First Aid at Height - EFAW 25/10/2019 20/12/2019
Inspection of PPE - Competent Person 12/9/2019 29/10/2019 15/11/2019 11/12/2019
Rigging and Light Lifting 27/11/2019
MATS Initial Basic Tower Climbing and Rescue Reval 30/8/2019 6/9/2019 13/9/2019
Roof Safety, Access & Fall Protection - ARQIVA Gateway approved 5/9/2019 3/10/2019 24/10/2019
Advanced Hub Rescue for Wind Turbines 29/8/2019 11/9/2019 3/10/2019
Managing Work at Height 12/11/2019
Using Height Safety Equipment 23/8/2019 16/9/2019 22/10/2019
ISO Rope Access User 21/10/2019
Rescue After A Fall - Lowering and Lifting 9/9/2019 10/10/2019 24/10/2019
RF Hazards - Awareness and Monitoring 24/10/2019 19/12/2019