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.

Accredited training available:

• EUSR & MATS Group

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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.


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 EUSR & Mast & Tower Safety Group (MATS) telecoms courses, ARQIVA Gateway approved courses for telecoms and Confined Space courses:

  • MATS Telecoms Climber, Roof & RF Hazards – brand new four day course aimed at new starters in the Telecoms industry who are required to access all parts of a typical comms structure and roof area.
  • MATS Initial Basic Tower Climbing & Rescue – MATS course for persons who are starting out in the Telecoms industry and are required to access all parts of a typical structure and perform the required foreseeable rescues.
  • MATS Tower Climbing and Rescue Reval – Refresher training for any person required to climb on masts or towers or for existing climbers who wish to renew their tower climbing and rescue certification.
  • MATS Rooftop Worker – Safety and Access – practical training on a range of temporary and permanent fall protection systems used for work on roofs. Also includes basic information on radio frequency hazards.

Our courses for construction, emergency services and general work at height sectors include courses such as basic harness fitting, using height safety equipment, roof safety and PPE inspection.

NEW GWO courses in Leeds:

This centre boasts over 7, 500 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.

Distances to our Height Safety Centre:

  • Sheffield – 37 miles
  • Manchester – 42 miles
  • Hull – 63 miles
  • York – 32 miles
  • Grimsby – 78 miles
  • Newcastle – 104 miles

Upcoming Course Dates

Course Current Next Future More Dates
Rescue, Evac, Stretcher Use & EFAW 11/01/2024
Height Safety, Rescue & EFAW 12/12/2023
MATS Roof & Rescue from Height
(incl. EUSR Registration)
14/12/2023 18/01/2024
MATS Climber, Roof, RF & First Aid
(incl. EUSR Registration)
NEW MATS Rooftop Worker – Safety & Access
(incl. EUSR Registration)
12/10/2023 24/10/2023 31/10/2023
GWO Basic Safety Training Refresher – Onshore Package 17/10/2023 20/11/2023 22/01/2024
GWO Basic Safety Training – Onshore Package 18/12/2023
GWO Working at Heights Refresher (WAHR) 24/10/2023
GWO Manual Handling (MH) 20/11/2023 18/12/2023 22/01/2024
GWO Fire Awareness (FAW) 17/10/2023 20/11/2023 18/12/2023 22/01/2024
GWO First Aid Refresher (FAR) 19/10/2023 01/11/2023 22/11/2023
GWO First Aid (FA) 01/11/2023 10/11/2023 23/11/2023
GWO Working at Heights with Manual Handling Refresher (MHR & WAHR) 18/10/2023 24/10/2023 01/11/2023
GWO Working at Heights with Manual Handling (WAH & MH) 23/11/2023 19/12/2023
MATS Initial Basic Tower Climbing & Rescue (inc. EUSR Registration) 02/10/2023 27/11/2023 11/12/2023 29/01/2024
Height Safety & Rescue After A Fall 20/10/2023 26/10/2023 31/10/2023
Harness Fitting & Use 06/10/2023 30/11/2023
Wind Turbine Lifting Hoist Operations 07/12/2023 11/01/2024
Emergency First Aid at Work – EFAW 01/11/2023 24/11/2023 01/12/2023
Inspection of PPE - Competent Person 16/10/2023 25/10/2023 02/11/2023
MATS Tower Climbing and Rescue Reval (inc. EUSR Registration) 29/09/2023 24/10/2023 30/10/2023
Advanced Hub Rescue for Wind Turbines 31/10/2023 10/11/2023 24/11/2023
Using Height Safety Equipment 27/10/2023 31/10/2023 06/11/2023
RF Hazards - Awareness and Monitoring 06/10/2023 17/10/2023 30/11/2023