Leeds

Purpose designed to provide specialist training in height safety and rescue across the East and North East of England.

Courses are available for riggers and technicians who currently work in or who wish to work in, wind (onshore/offshore), telecoms, utilities, oil & gas, the emergency services and other general work at height industries. Courses can be booked online, see upcoming courses.

Recognised industry certification is available for:

• ARQIVA for telecoms
• Global Offshore Wind (GWO)
• RenewableUK (RUK)
• Industrial Rope Access Trade Association (IRATA)

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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 RenewableUK (RUK), 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.

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.

Address:

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

Upcoming Course Dates

Course Current Next Future More Dates
Work at Height & Rescue Training, WTG - RUK/GWO 31/5/2017 6/6/2017 14/6/2017
Tower Climbing, Rescue & RF Overview 7/6/2017 13/6/2017 20/6/2017
Working at Heights, WTG - RUK/GWO Revalidation 9/6/2017 13/6/2017 20/6/2017
Fire Awareness - RUK/GWO 5/7/2017 1/11/2017
First Aid - RUK/GWO 6/7/2017 2/11/2017
Manual Handling - RUK/GWO 5/7/2017 1/11/2017
Inspection of PPE - Competent Person 12/6/2017 14/7/2017 11/8/2017
Tower Climbing, Rescue & RF Overview re-validation 1/6/2017 5/6/2017 16/6/2017
Roof Safety, Access & RF Overview - ARQIVA Gateway approved 2/6/2017 15/6/2017 22/6/2017
Tower Crane Rescue 22/9/2017
Advanced Hub Rescue for Wind Turbines 8/6/2017 29/6/2017 21/7/2017
Using Height Safety Equipment 31/5/2017 19/6/2017 17/7/2017
Rescue After A Fall - Lowering and Lifting 4/8/2017 26/10/2017 1/12/2017