Leeds

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

Address:

heightec Leeds
Unit 2, Benyon Park Way
Lowfields Road
Leeds
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 16/3/2020
First Aid Training - GWO Revalidation 13/1/2020 5/2/2020 24/2/2020 2/3/2020
Work at Height & Rescue Training, WTG - GWO 12/12/2019 7/1/2020 14/1/2020
MATS Initial Basic Tower Climbing and Rescue 6/1/2020 17/2/2020
Basic Height Safety & Rescue 30/1/2020 3/3/2020
Working at Heights, WTG - GWO Revalidation 17/12/2019 10/1/2020 17/1/2020
First Aid - GWO 23/1/2020 12/2/2020 27/2/2020
Manual Handling - GWO 20/1/2020 6/2/2020 23/3/2020
Basic Harness Fitting & Use 3/1/2020 3/2/2020 24/2/2020 5/3/2020
Confined Space Entry for WTG Low Risk Areas 29/1/2020 14/2/2020
Wind Turbine Lifting Hoist Operations 12/12/2019 28/1/2020 11/2/2020 31/3/2020
Work at Height in the Entertainment Industry 21/1/2020 25/2/2020 24/3/2020
Emergency First Aid at Height - EFAW 29/1/2020 10/3/2020
Inspection of PPE - Competent Person 11/12/2019 17/1/2020 4/2/2020 9/3/2020
MATS Initial Basic Tower Climbing and Rescue Reval 13/12/2019 10/1/2020 31/1/2020
Roof Safety, Access & Fall Protection - ARQIVA Gateway approved 6/1/2020 16/1/2020 20/1/2020
Advanced Hub Rescue for Wind Turbines 27/1/2020 10/2/2020 30/3/2020
Using Height Safety Equipment 9/1/2020 13/1/2020 23/1/2020
RF Hazards - Awareness and Monitoring 19/12/2019 9/1/2020 20/2/2020 5/3/2020