Delivering world-class specialist training for the offshore oil & gas, wind energy and industrial sectors accredited by the world's leading bodies.
This course specifically concentrates on medium entries with adequate ventilation, natural or mechanical, where access is simple and unobstructed and there is no likely risk of flooding.
This training course is designed to equip delegates with the skills and knowledge required to correctly prepare shipments of Dangerous Goods for Transport by Sea, which complies with the requirements of the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Sea.
The OPITO Authorised Gas Tester Levels 1 - 3 course provides the participant with the basic knowledge, skills and attitudes required to conduct themselves, in line with Industry recognised good practice, in the scope of carrying out gas testing for various tasks at the work site.
This scaffolding course is designed for trainee scaffolders who have completed CISRS Part 1 and 2 training courses.
Delegates must have at least 6 months’ site experience since completing the Part 2 training, and must Have completed their NVQ level portfolio for assessment and have had it certificated.
This Skills Test is now a mandatory requirement of the CISRS scheme, regardless of whether a delegate has already achieve the NVQ.
This course will allow those who need it to have an increased awareness of the nature and properties of asbestos and its effects on health, including the increased risk of lung cancer for asbestos workers who smoke
A Knowledge Only Test takes place at an ECITB approved Test Centre and typically lasts one hour. It is important before attending the test session to revise your knowledge of the subject area.
This training programme has been designed for those who need to refresh their Fork-Lift Qualification.
The course is delivered using a combination of theory and practical sessions, providing an understanding of fork-lift trucks and best practice and safe systems of work when operating an FLT.
This course is held over 1 day and teaches new entrants and labourers the basics of scaffolding and how to work safely with scaffolding and access equipment.
This course is for new scaffolders or for existing CISRS Card Holders who must complete the course once their card expires.
This confined space and rescue course is designed for delegates that operate in a low or medium risk confined space environment.
Advanced Industrial solutions can provide your company (or you the individual) with the training and technique needed to become competent in torque tightening and tensioning of mechanical joint connectors using hydraulic and manual tooling. Our courses are technically detailed as well as safety conscious and are delivered to the latest ECITB industry standards by experienced trainers who have worked as hands on technicians/supervisors in the mechanical joint integrity industry. Our trainers are time served in a mechanical discipline. We use a varied range of products for demonstration and practical learning elements of our courses.
This course provides theory and practical work on test pieces and industrial components, with emphasis on interpretation of defect indications, also comparing sensitivity of the visible and fluorescent methods. Using fixed work stations or portable equipment as required. Dye Penetrant Inspection is a widely applied and method used to locate surface-breaking defects in all non-porous materials (i.e. metals, plastics, or ceramics) using dye. Candidates will gain an enhanced understanding of PT that will enable them to implement this NDT method competently.
This course aims to provide the delegates with the skills and knowledge to enable them to evacutate using the S-Cape evacuation system.
Working safely is a one-day course for people at any level, in any sector, needing a grounding of health and safety. It focuses on why health and safety is important, and how you can make a real difference to the wellbeing of yourself and others through changing your behaviour.
The CCNSG Safety Passport training programme gives delegates a grounding in all aspects of working safely. This Safety Passport is a common pre-requisite for anyone working on certain construction sites or workplaces.
This training programme is designed to meet the ECITB training requirements for Mechanical Joint Integrity personnel.
Installing an effective insulation system can protect equipment and personnel, control noise emissions, reduce energy costs and increase process efficiencies. With an appropriate product, installed correctly in a professional and effective manner, Insulation Applicators can provide monetary gains which outstrip the initial costs, while contributing positively to health & safety.
H2S is one of the most deadly occupational hazards affecting operations in the oil and gas industries. The training covers relevant information and legislation and practical detection and measurement of the flammable gas, plus the correct emergency response to an H2S leak.
The course reviews the skills and techniques that have been covered in the AWAHR course and allows controlled safe practice with appropriate feedback, to improve performance.
Technical Testing with the associated ECITB certificate of achievement plays a key role in validating a candidates skill, ability and job knowledge in a specific task or activity. Each Technical Test contains 10 questions and a practical activity on the specified test. These tests are grant aided for ECITB registered employers.
The purpose of this course is to provide delegates on the awareness of HAVS, to identify the given vibrations from a variety of hand power tools.
This course will enable anyone responsible for the management and conducting of COSHH assessments in the workplace to recognise the requirement for a COSHH assessment, and for them to carry out these assessments methodically and in conjunction with current legislation.
The GWO Sea Survival course gives the participants basic safety training so that they can carry out their tasks in a safe way for themselves and their colleagues. This module gives the participants basic knowledge and skills to use possible aids/rescue equipment and methods
This refresher course is required for all personnel transferring to or from an offshore wind energy installation. Produced to maintain the basic skills and competence required to complete this transfer safely. Delegates completing this course will be deemed to have demonstrated the basic knowledge and competence to transfer to and from an installation in the wind energy industry.
The GWO First Aid is part of a suite of courses designed to keep you safe when working in and around wind turbines.
The GWO Manual Handling course gives the participants basic safety training so that they can carry out manual handling tasks in a safe way for themselves and their colleagues.
The GWO Fire Awareness course provides the basic knowledge to work safely in the wind industry and conform to Emergency Response requirements both onshore and offshore.
The training is designed to provide personnel with the skills and knowledge that will enable them to work in a safe manner in the wind industry and to meet emergency response training requirements for personnel new to the global wind industry. The realistic training environment and industry experienced trainers ensure the delegates receive world class training, which will accommodate personnel working both onshore and offshore.
This GWO Working at Height Refresher course is designed to enable personnel to work in a safe manner in the wind industry. The course meets all national and international requirements for emergency response training and accomodates both onshore and offshore scenarios.
This GWO Working at Height course is designed to enable personnel to work in a safe manner in the wind industry. The course meets all national and international requirements for emergency response training and accomodates both onshore and offshore scenarios.
The GWO Combined Manual Handling course gives the participants basic safety training so that they can carry out manual handling tasks in a safe way for themselves and their colleagues.
The GWO First Aid Refresher is part of a suite of courses designed to keep you safe when working in and around wind turbines.
CISRS Advanced Scaffold Inspection training will cover both basic and more complex scaffolding structures. It is aimed at professional Scaffold Inspectors, Scaffolding Supervisors and Managers and others who would be responsible for the inspection of complex tube and fitting scaffolds and completing a report in accordance with Work at Height Regulations 2005.
The Basic Technical Training modules are targeted at candidates who have no previous experience of electrical, mechanical or hydraulicc systems. This BTT Training shall enable Delegates to be able to perform basic tasks under the supervision of an experienced technician.
The UK Offshore Legislation course serves to provide individuals working in Health and Safety Management positions offshore with the awareness and understanding of current UK offshore legislation
Many of today’s Leaders and Managers would consider that they are good communicators, but is this true? Good communication skills and the ability to effectively negotiate with and influence the behaviour of others are key to relationship management in business.
When an incident occurs, it can rapidly develop into a crisis for your business. Senior management play a critical role in the overall management and support of any incident to mitigate the detrimental impacts it could have on the business as a whole. This course is designed to provide practical skills and guidance to senior leaders within a business to assist them in managing a critical situation or event and ensure the on-going continuity of the business operation.
To provide participants with the knowledge and understanding of the various roles and responsibilities of the Evacuee Reception Centre Team.
This is both an interactive and participative course consisting of presentation, discussion and practical involvement by means of role play and document completion. Role checklists, briefing documents, media statements, personnel on board (POB) lists and any other aides-memoire referred to during the course will be made available for distribution to participants.
In an incident or crisis situation your organisation could be faced with a high level of scrutiny from industry, government and the general public. The Media, whether it be TV, radio, internet or print, plays a key role in steering the opinion of your audience and how you as an organisation manage the incident.
This highly specialised one day media spokesperson course will ensure your organisation obtains a foundation of good media management during an incident or crisis. Effectively managing the media through various communication tools and company spokespeople will help minimise damage to your reputation or even possibly enhance it.
This course, accredited by the Nautical Institute on behalf of BEIS, is designed for Onshore Emergency Responders, Incident Managers and advisors. Led by instructors with decades of operational experience in oil and chemical spill response, salvage and rescue operations, the course arms delegates with a wide breadth and depth of knowledge over three days.
The course is designed to train personnel in the role of Team Leader within an onshore Emergency Response Team. Suitable for senior personnel who can demonstrate they have sufficient authority and experience within the organisation to be the Team Leader in the company’s response teams, the course is also perfect for those who may wish to fulfil a Team Leader role in the future.
This course is designed to introduce developing Control Room Operators to Emergency Response in their role. A written appraisal will be produced based on the delegate’s performance over a minimum of two scenarios, undertaken in a purpose-built simulator, which replicates the main features of a control room on an offshore installation.
Those who find their training enjoyable are more likely to remember what was taught. Given that dealing with relatives in an emergency situation is one of the hardest tasks in emergency response and can happen at very short notice. The R2R instructors are highly experienced and as former Police Officers have many years of ‘real’ experience dealing with families during one of the most traumatic times of their lives. They are also members of the OPITO Group set up in 2009 in Aberdeen to review Relative Response Team (RRT) training.
This course is designed to train delegates in the theory and practice of the Isolation Standard – Safe Isolation and Reinstatement of Plant (SIRP).
The ITC Emergency First Aid at Work with electric shock is suitable for those requiring a first aid certificate with emphasis on the requirements for those working around electricity. Successfully completing the ITC Emergency First Aid at Work will enable the candidate to act as a first aider in the workplace.
All AIS first aid courses are tailored to suit your particular needs and include all training materials, workbooks, examinations and certificates.
While the content of courses is obviously about as serious as anything could be, we have developed training methods designed to make taking a AIS first aid course an enjoyable experience as well as a valuable one.
AIS Training can provide your company (or you the individual) with the training and technique needed to become competent in torque tightening and tensioning of mechanical joint connectors using hydraulic and manual tooling. Our courses are technically detailed as well as safety conscious and are delivered to the latest ECITB industry standards by experienced trainers who have worked as hands on technicians/supervisors in the mechanical joint integrity industry. Our trainers are time served in a mechanical discipline. We use a varied range of products for demonstration and practical learning elements of our courses.
LOLER is the prime source of information and guidance with respect to legislation concerning onshore and offshore lifting operations and lifting equipment.
This course is an excellent introduction to safe lifting awareness and can be tailored to your specific organisation or industry sector requirements. It also assists companies whose Safety Management System (SMS) requires lifting operations to be safely managed.
The OPITO BOSIET, FOET and HUET Courses are each changing and will now include in-water training with the CA-EBS. This new element requires additional medical tests for delegates, which will be captured via a "Fit to Train" certificate. This must be completed before you can partake in the BOSIET, FOET or HUET Courses. Delegates will need to complete a questionnaire asking about respiratory, ear, nose and throat checks and a lung health assessment which will be assessed in a face to face medical assessment with an Oil & Gas UK Examining Doctor.
This medical assessment will be offered stand-alone or combined with the Oil & Gas UK Medical. Speak to our teams on 0844 800 1810 to book an appointment with our onsite doctor.
This short course goes through the further screening required before a Restricted OGUK Medical can be issued.
The GWO BTT Course aims to replace the current manufacturer certificates in basic technical training. The Merit Gap Training intends to fill the gap in knowledge between existing manufacturer certificates and the GWO BTT
The structure of this course uses classroom and simulated exercises and can be based and designed around clients’ needs. The course has been developed to focus the training on current major emergency management practices and techniques for dealing with offshore emergencies. The course incorporates up-to-date requirements for communications with the coastguard, police, vessels, aircraft, duty managers and additional outside agencies.
To give delegates a general outline on how the PUWER regulations work and how to carry out an assessment.
This online course is great if you would like to improve your blade repair knowledge and further your personal development. This course can be completed remotely from any computer, and will take 3 hours.
This course will give you the key skills you need to be a more knowledgeable advanced blade inspection & repair technician.
This course will give you the knowledge you need to become a competent blade inspection and repair technician.
This course is designed to update and reinforce the health and safety message to those responsible for the implementation of health and safety matters in the offshore environment.
Provides delegates with a good understanding of the risks and practical issues involved in manual handling so they can carry out tasks in a safe way for themselves and their colleagues.
The IET 18th Edition is the essential certification for all professionals working in the electrical industry.
The IET 18th Edition is the essential certification for all professionals working in the electrical industry. This 1 day update is for those who passed their 17th edition since the last amendment was published and so are not required to complete the full three day course. The 1 day update covers similiar topics to the 3 day course but due to there beng fewer changes can be completed in a shorter timeframe.
Our complimentary CV Masterclass will take place 4.30pm - 5.30pm every Wednesday at our HQ in Newcastle. This course will cover CV writing and design, cover letter writing, job search tips and tricks and also an overview of interview questions to look out for.
This AIS accredited course is designed as a coaching session in preparation for the 1 day OPTIO OIM Controlling Emergencies Assessment. Assessment is based on the delegate's performance over a minimum of three scenarios, undertaken in a purpose-built simulator, which replicates the main features of the delegate's own installation.
The Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Accessing Operations and Rigging - Scaffolding qualification has been developed for delivery in a working environment; this means you need to be employed to study this qualification. This course includes a site visit within a 60-mile radius of HQ.
We offer training in MIG/MAG, FCAW, TIG, MMA and Gas welding/cutting; with testing codes ranging from PA to PJ.
We are the only training provider in the UK with a resident accredited engineer/surveyor here on site, so you can take your welding test whenever you are ready, without needing to pre-book a test time or day!
This Welding training is for those who need to learn welding but do not require any Coding certificate.
We are the only training provider in the UK with a resident accredited engineer/surveyor here on site.
The training has been developed in conjunction with Gotcha Rescue Equipment to provide employees and employers a safe, effective, and reliable method to perform a rescue of a colleague who has fallen for example on their fall arrest lanyards from a platform.
This course will assess a delegates competency against the OPITO OIM Controlling Emergencies Standard and is designed for OIM's, Deputy OIM's, Captains, Senior Toolpushers, Barge Engineers and any person in charge offshore.
The objective of the Level 3 Assess Workplace Skills, Knowledge and Understanding training is that delegates will be able to assess in the work place to NVQ standards (also would include OPITO and in house Standards).
This course is for those who wish to gain an understanding of the principles and practices of assessment, without any requirements to practice as an assessor.
This qualification is aimed at those who maintain the quality of assessment and monitor the candidate journey as part of their role at an assessment centre or other organisation.
This qualification is aimed at those wishing to gain an insight and further their knowledge in the field of Internal Quality Assurance without the necessity to practice.
AIS Training can provide your company (or you the individual) with the training and technique needed to become competent in torque tightening and tensioning of mechanical joint connectors using hydraulic and manual tooling.
Our courses are technically detailed as well as safety conscious and are delivered to the latest ECITB industry standards by experienced trainers who have worked as hands on technicians/supervisors in the mechanical joint integrity industry.
All of our trainers are time served in a mechanical discipline. We use a varied range of products for demonstration and practical learning elements of our courses.
This City and Guilds Low Risk Confined Space course specifically concentrates on low risk shallow entries with adequate ventilation, natural or mechanical, where access is simple and unobstructed and there is no likely risk of flooding.
Chester Step Tests are a tried and testing means of gauging fitness, this is done by measuring the heart’s ability to recover from exertion.
Drug testing can be used for a variety of reasons. Drug tests require the supply of a urine sample on the day and the sample can be tested immediately for results. Alcohol testing can be used for a variety of reasons. Alcohol testing is completed with the use of a calibrated breathalyser.
Every offshore worker must undergo and pass a medical examination which classifies them as medically fit to work in the offshore environment.
Every offshore worker must undergo and pass a medical examination which classifies them as medically fit to work in the offshore environment. Drug testing can be used for a variety of reasons. Drug tests require the supply of a urine sample on the day and the sample can be tested immediately for results. Alcohol testing can be used for a variety of reasons. Alcohol testing is completed with the use of a calibrated breathalyser.
Every offshore worker must undergo and pass a medical examination which classifies them as medically fit to work in the offshore environment.
Drug testing can be used for a variety of reasons. Drug tests require the supply of a urine sample on the day and the sample can be tested immediately for results. Alcohol testing can be used for a variety of reasons. Alcohol testing is completed with the use of a calibrated breathalyser. Alcohol testing can be used for a variety of reasons. Alcohol testing is completed with the use of a calibrated breathalyser.
The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Accessing Operations and Rigging - Scaffolding qualification has been developed for delivery in a working environment; this means you need to be employed to study this qualification. This course includes a site visit within a 60-mile radius of HQ.
This ECITB Confined Space course specifically concentrates on low risk shallow entries with adequate ventilation, natural or mechanical, where access is simple and unobstructed and there is no likely risk of flooding. Therefore it’s for entries no deeper than 3 metres, with an unobstructed vertical lift, a straight ladder into a dark chamber.
This course provides detailed information on the inspection of welds using the Eddy-current Testing method, incorporating the latest equipment. This course is suitable for beginners and personnel with an existing NDT knowledge. PCN approved and provides excellent preparation for the Level 1 and 2 examinations as specified by the relevant PCN documentation.
This training programme is designed to meet the ECITB training requirements for Small Bore Tubing engineers/personnel.
This course focuses on the essentials of being a leader and covers essential aspects such as planning, implementing and reviewing, naturally with a health and safety emphasis.
The course covers both Working at Heights Unit 2 PPE User & Working at Heights Unit 4 Management of Working at Height.
It is designed for candidates who are actively involved in working at height and also management or supervisory roles to ensure compliance with working at height regulations. It provides an outline of legislation, equipment standards, the process of a safe and systematic approach to working at height, detailed knowledge of application of hierarchy or risk, selection of working at height methods and work at height supervision.
Training is given in the correct practical use of PPE along with a theoretical knowledge, intended purpose and as close as possible to the candidates work situation.
This training course is designed to equip delegates with the skills and knowledge required to correctly prepare shipments of Dangerous Goods for Transport by Air & Sea
This training course is designed to equip delegates with the skills and knowledge required to correctly prepare shipments of Dangerous Goods for Transport by Air, which complies with the requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organisation’s (ICAO) Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air.
The revalidation course starts with the assumption that students have a good working knowledge of the Regulations, We recommend that students who are NOT frequent and confident users of the Regulations consider revalidating their qualification by attending again the three-day certificate course.
The revalidation course starts with the assumption that students have a good working knowledge of the Regulations, We recommend that students who are NOT frequent and confident users of the Regulations consider revalidating their qualification by attending again the two-day certificate course.
The revalidation course starts with the assumption that students have a good working knowledge of the Regulations, we recommend that students who are NOT frequent and confident users of the Regulations consider
The aim of this half day course is to provide the necessary skills and knowledge to inspect, produce records and safely use portable ladders and step ladders.
This course is to enable staff with an enhanced saftey roles to meet the the training requirmenets detailed in the Department for Communites and Local Government guidance and current workplace fire safety legislation.
This training course covers how to operate safely as a member of a rescue team who may need to rescue and recover a casualty from a confined space
This half day course will provide the participant with the additional skills, information and knowledge, along with the appropriate attitudes to enable them to identify and manage an H2S hazard, assess the risk and implement the appropriate control measures.
This course is designed to give the candidate the knowledge and skills to be confident in the proper use and care of compressor equipment, along with the ability to fully complete an air purity test for the use of breathing air equipment and understand the result of each test and the correct method of recording results.
This half day course is designed to give the candidate the basic knowledge, skills and attitudes to identify the risks involved in working with Benzene and a potentially hazardous environment.
The Basic Technical Training modules are targeted at candidates who have no previous experience of Hydraulic systems. This BTT Training shall enable Delegates to be able to perform basic Hydraulic tasks under the supervision of an experienced technician.
The Basic Technical Training modules are targeted at candidates who have no previous experience of electrical systems. This BTT Training shall enable Delegates to be able to perform basic electrical tasks under the supervision of an experienced technician.
The Basic Technical Training modules are targeted at candidates who have no previous experience of mechanical systems. This BTT Training shall enable Delegates to be able to perform basic mechanical tasks under the supervision of an experienced technician.
The introduction of the new CPD courses is designed to ensure that all card holding scaffolders (and advanced scaffolders) are kept up to date with the latest legislation and industry guidance, and maintain the highest possible standards of scaffolding safety.
This is course is for personnel needing to recognise the role and responsibilities of an effective supervisor
Understand the importance of managing health and safety at work
Our PLC Industrial Maintenance & Fault Finding Professional courses are training courses with a difference. Recognised by EAL, we aim to help you become more proactive and confident in working with PLCs safely and efficiently in day-to-day operations and fault finding situations to reduce downtime and increase profitability.
We have been working closely with EAL who is the specialist awarding organisation for the engineering, manufacturing and professional trades sectors, to help develop the first EAL recognised Industrial Maintenance & Fault Finding Professional courses that are essential for anyone who intends to be working at an industrial level with machines and processes controlled by PLCs (Programmable Logic Controllers).
At the end of the course, you are expected to have a detailed understanding of the most used instructions and routines in programming, as well as being confident in approaching, maintaining and fault finding with the PLC in all situations.
This training programme has been designed for novices with little or no previous FLT driving experience (or for those with no formal FLT qualification). Please note that course durations will vary depending on how many are booked onto the course.
The Commercial Drone Operators Training (CDOT) Course provides the certificates of competency required for delegates to successfully attain permissions for commercial operation (PFCO) from the civil aviation authority (CAA).
This CITB course is designed to assess your scaffolding knowledge and expertise.
It is suitable for scaffolders who have worked on site for at least six months since passing the Advanced Scaffolding course and hold an S/NVQ level 3 Access & Rigging Operations.
This course is for people who hold the CISRS Scaffolder Card (blue card). You will learn how to safely erect, alter and dismantle complex scaffolding structures, working as part of a team. You gain the CISRS Advanced Scaffolding certificate on passing the course.
AIS are offering this Introductory Rigger training course. To ensure these operations can be carried out safely, it is vital that operatives of lifting equipment and accessories for lifting are aware of the safe and correct use of equipment and the probable consequences if safe and best practice is not followed.
The Further Helideck Emergency Response Team Member (FHERTM) course is intended to refresh the skills required to remain competent as a Helideck Emergency Response Team Member. These are the skills required to deal with incidents and emergency situations on the helideck.
Seafarers who hold an existing personal survival techniques (PST) certificate are required to complete this updating training course to maintain proficiency under the STCW 2010 Manila Amendments (comes into place on 1st January 2017).
This course will ensure seafarers who hold a valid Basic Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (FP&FF) certificate as set out in STCW 95 regulation VI/1 and section A-VI/1 of the STCW code can revalidate their competency in accordance with Section A-VI/1 of STCW paragraph 3. Which states that “seafarers qualified in accordance with paragraph 2 in basic training shall be required, every five years, to provide evidence of having maintained the required standard of competence” in accordance with the STCW 2010 Manila Amendments.
The STCW Convention and Code as has been amended by the Manila amendments (2010) contains new requirements regarding security training. All personnel employed or engaged on board ships to which the ISPS Code applies, require this training.
The MCA Accredited STCW ISPS Proficiency in Security Awareness (PSA) Course meets the knowledge, understanding and proficiency requirements set out in Regulation VI/6, paragraph 4 and Section A-VI/6, paragraphs 4 of the STCW Convention and Code 1978, as amended. Approved by the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA), it has been designed to give delegates an understanding of their various security awareness and understanding of the Ship Maritime Security Levels.
The MCA PDSD course follows the ISPS Code, which is a comprehensive set of maritime security measures to enhance the safety and security of ships and port facilities against criminal, terrorist, maritime espionage breaches and international piracy. It does this by providing a standardised framework model of risk management that is internationally recognised. Designed during the fall out of the 9/11 attacks, it is implemented through XI-2 of the SOLAS (Safety Of Life At Sea) Convention and is mandatory for the 148 contracting governments who have signed up to this.
The MCA SSO course follows the ISPS Code, which is a comprehensive set of maritime security measures to enhance the safety and security of ships and port facilities against criminal, terrorist, maritime espionage breaches and international piracy. It does this by providing a standardised framework model of risk management that is internationally recognised. Designed during the fall out of the 9/11 attacks, it is implemented through XI-2 of the SOLAS (Safety Of Life At Sea) Convention and is mandatory for the 148 contracting governments who have signed up to this.
The course aims to update and refresh your knowledge of the First Aid at Work syllabus, while allowing time for revision and practice sessions in preparation for a practical and written assessment.
The aim of the course is to provide delegates’ with knowledge and understanding of terminology and protection concepts utilised in a potentially flammable atmosphere. No prior knowledge of flammable or potentially explosive atmospheres is required for full participation of this unit.
The OPITO Approved Fireproofing Competence Assessment specifies the assessment process and criteria to demonstrate competence in the role of an industrial fireproofer. Successful candidates will be awarded with an OPITO Approved certificate of competence which can be used by employing companies to assess their experience in passive fireproofing installation.
The OPITO Approved Application of Insulation Systems Competence Assessment Level 2 Standard specifies the assessment process and criteria for the candidate to demonstrate competence in the role an insulation practitioner. Successful candidates will be awarded an OPITO certificate of competence.
Management and leadership skills are key to the success of an organisation. Good managers can transform business results through ensuring employees are engaged and motivated whilst reaching their potential. The transition from employee to manager is considered to be the most challenging of any management career and this course focuses on developing core, foundation skills which enable aspiring, new and those already in role to take this step confidently and successfully.
Management and leadership skills are key to the success of an organisation. Good managers can transform business results through ensuring employees are engaged and motivated whilst reaching their potential. Managers are often promoted and ‘learn on the job’ and miss the opportunity to learn management skills. This course is designed for managers who have been in post for a period of time, normally at middle management level, and want to formalise their experience and enhance their practice.
Management and leadership skills are key to the success of an organisation. Senior leaders are critical to the success of the organisation through the culture they create and the expectation they set of others. They require exceptional communication skills and the ability to drive performance through their management team, empowering others whilst maintaining high levels of accountability.
This course teaches and reinforces the core skills of scaffolding, including how to safely erect, alter and dismantle basic structures. Improve delegate’s knowledge of scaffolding and using tube and fitting or system scaffold.
This course is designed for anyone working with a Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP). These are common pieces of equipment within the workplace and are used in a wide variety of industries.
The IPAF qualification from AIS will allow operatives to use them correctly.
The Advanced Hub Rescue module is designed to provide personnel with the necessary specialist skills and knowledge that will enable them to react in an effective, safe and prompt manner to stabilise and rescue personnel incapacitated within various sections of the nacelle including the hub.
The purpose of this course is to teach a candidate how to rescue an injured person from the Transition Piece of an offshore wind turbine generator to yaw section with the final goal of lifting the casualty on to the helideck using advanced rescue techniques. The reason for this rescue technique is a scenario where helicopter rescue is the only option and the WTG is out of reach for boat cover. Rescue-Up is an add-on to the RUK/GWO Working at Height and Rescue Course.
This course is also an alternative route to the QCF Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment for the CSCS Labourer Card. This course is an ideal introduction for obtaining a basic understanding of health and safety duties and responsibilities, and becoming aware of hazards and risks on site. It provides a practical summary of health and safety, welfare and environmental issues identifying individual responsibilities for looking after themselves and others, what the employer’s duties are and what should be done if they think anyone’s health and safety is being put at risk.
The aim of this course is to provide those attending with a comprehensive understanding of site supervisor’s responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and its supporting regulations. In addition the course is developed to ensure delegates get a detailed knowledge of the application of the hierarchy of control and will demonstrate a selection of working at height techniques. Delegates will also gain valuable knowledge in equipment standards, markings, pre-user inspection, documentation, traceability and how to dispose of equipment correctly.
This is a 3 day OPITO BOSIET training course in which delegates will gain a basic level of understanding and awareness of the hazards encountered when working on offshore installations, and of the safety regime and safety management systems in place to control and mitigate those hazards.
This course which gives delegates the opportunity to practice and demonstrate emergency response skills which are not possible to practice during offshore drills, exercises and emergency training. I.e. Helicopter emergency escape, emergency first aid and basic firefighting & self-rescue.
The aim of the Combined HUET (with CA-EBS and Rebeather) programme is to prepare delegates that intend to travel to and from offshore oil and gas installations and vessels by helicopter by providing specific training in pre-flight and in-flight requirements and to equip delegates with the basic emergency response knowledge and skills required in the event of a helicopter emergency – with specific focus on escaping from a helicopter following ditching.
The Train the Painter applicator training programme has been developed by industry experts who are passionate about training in the protective coatings industry.
Water jetting is now amongst the most favoured techniques used in surface preparation, tube bundle refurbishment, pipeline descaling and drain maintenance. This is a two-day part theoretical and part practical training course specifically aimed at all Water Jetting Operatives, whether new or experienced. Developed with jetting pump manufacturers and major jetting contractors, it is designed to give a clearer understanding of equipment safety.
The course is aimed at experienced operators who require re-training (Refresher) due to changes in equipment specification or legislation.
NDT Appreciation is for those persons who would like to gain a basic understanding of NDT knowledge, methods and practices. This course can provide people working closely with NDT valuable knowledge of a specialist industry, without committing to a course in a single NDT method.
The course will not just cover the methods of NDT, but NDT inspection requirements as a whole and where it fits in with other engineering and fabrication activities. The aim is to introduce the essential elements required to carry out a quality inspection, including inspection standards, procedures, acceptance criteria’s, Pressure System Regulations (PSSR) and certification will be covered.
This course is considered suitable for those who have little or no knowledge of rigging Loft management, both onshore and offshore. This course will also include the legal requirements of LOLER Awareness and Puwer with regards to examination and inspection
This course is intended for persons responsible for inspecting and checking basic scaffolds for safe use and for signing certificates and registers in accordance with statutory regulations. The overall aim is to develop an understanding of scaffold components, forms of construction and inspection procedures of basic access scaffolds and to comply with current legislation and Codes of Practice.
The Hydraulic Engineering Systems Design and Advance Troubleshooting course is suited to those who have completed the Hydraulic Engineering Failure Analysis and Troubleshooting course. Course content includes design of hydraulic systems, advanced troubleshooting and closed loop proportional hydraulic control systems. The course includes six workshop based training sessions, covering component considerations, closed loop proportional control systems and troubleshooting to reinforce classroom training.
A three day course suitable for students with no prior knowledge of hydraulic engineering. The Hydraulic Engineering Fundamentals Course is an introduction to fundamental hydraulic principles, giving a basic grounding in hydraulic symbols and circuits, familiarisation with common hydraulic components and an introduction to filtration and cleanliness. The course includes workshop based training sessions to enable participants to gain practical experience, as well as regular assessments to check progress and understanding.
A three day course aimed at students with a basic understanding of hydraulic engineering. The Hydraulic Engineering Failure Analysis and Troubleshooting course is suited to those who have completed the Hydraulic Engineering Fundamentals course. It builds on the basic information and introduces participants to failure analysis of pumps and valves, working with hydraulic systems, troubleshooting and open loop proportional hydraulic control systems. The course includes five workshop based training sessions to fully reinforce the concepts delivered during classroom based training.
This High Risk course is for personnel nominated to work in or at Confined Spaces where work has been classified as high risk (NC4).
These spaces are primarily enclosed and are a potential hazardous working environment and where self contained breathing apparatus is required to be worn.
This course is open to people who have spent a minimum of 6 months on site since passing your part 1.
You will work as a team to safely erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding structures.
When working in wind turbines one may face difficult and complicated rescue situations, should accidents occur. The purpose of this course is to give individuals who work in wind turbines, professional, simple and specific tools to approach complicated rescue situations and the skills, knowledge, attitude and competences to successfully complete an advanced rescue ensuring the safety of all parties.
The HDA Helideck Emergency Response Team Member (HERTM) Training Programme is to equip Offshore Helideck Assistants with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to perform emergency response team member role in offshore helideck and helicopter emergencies.
Providing the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills to perform the role of Offshore Emergency Response Team Leader
This combined OPITO accredited course will prepare delegates for handling emergency response situations offshore including on the helideck. Successful completion of this combined course will result in the delegate being issued a combined OPITO HERTM and OERTM certificate.
Candidates will experience the practical and theoretical application of command and control at Supervisor Level. They will have the use of operational fire teams to manage, assess and direct at a major aerodrome incident.
Candidates will experience the practical and theoretical application of command and control at Supervisor Level. They will have the use of operational fire teams to manage, assess and direct at a major aerodrome incident.
This programme is designed for Fire Service Personnel from military or civil fire service backgrounds who are considering employment at a UK airport.
This new, mandatory, training programme for offshore workers ensures the delegate gains the required knowledge and understanding of the particular hazards and properties of a Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS). It includes appropriate practical emergency response actions to take, should the requirement for emergency deployment arise.
This course provides comprehensive knowledge of the theory and practice of ultrasonic testing of welds for technicians to reach the Level II standard. Training accredited to PCN Level 2. This course is suitable for NDT personnel, inspectors, testers and engineers who require a thorough introduction to ultrasonic testing of plates and welded joints.
The UT 3.8/3.9 course is particularly suitable for UT Level 2 NDT operators. This course provides comprehensive knowledge of the theory and practice of ultrasonic testing of welds for technicians to reach the Level II standard. Training accredited to PCN Level 1 and 2.
This course provides comprehensive knowledge of the theory and practice of magnetic particle testing for candidates to reach the Level 2 standard. You will learn to explain the basic principles of magnetic particle inspection methods, to carry out magnetic particle inspection and to write clear and concise inspection instructions and test reports.
The training course provides thorough training and qualification for welding inspection personnel including technicians, inspectors, and engineers called upon to witness, supervise or conduct surveillance welding inspection activities at Level 2.
This course is for NDT candidates wishing to carry out Radiographic testing; this course incorporates interpretation of the Radiograph in addition to the techniques used to create the Radiograph. You will learn the difference between Radiographic Testing and Radiographic Interpretation.
For delegates to apply an advanced level of safe working practices in higher risk confined space environments including an introduction to the use of full Breathing Apparatus sets.
This refresher course is designed to meet the further practice requirements not able to be met offshore for Offshore Emergency Response Team Leaders.
The Working at Height - Unit 2 PPE User training course is an exciting training programme catered towards those whose role involves an advanced measure of working at height, or those who instruct within such an environment.
The ITC Emergency First Aid at Work may be more suitable for lower-risk work environments, such as offices and/or organisations with fewer than 100 employees. Successfully completing the ITC Emergency First Aid at Work will enable the candidate to act as a first aider in the workplace.
This is for getting your shoulder measurements taken. It is done by a trained operative which will allow personnel to travel by helicopter to an offshore installation as required by UK Civil Aviation Authority regulations.
Our CompEx Electrical Refresher course is a nationally recognised qualification supported by the HSE, NICEIC and EEMUA, and is fast becoming a mandatory requirement on many plants. CompEx Electrical is the only nationally recognised course and qualification in explosive atmospheres installation and inspection.
This course will provide a development opportunity for individuals who have been identified within their organisation to be suitable to deliver BA training to Fire Service personnel. The course is designed to increase skills, knowledge and methods of instruction in all aspects of Breathing Apparatus.
A course designed for any individual required to operate or assist in a Wind Turbine lifting hoist operation. This course covers the basics of what is required by law when planning and completing a lifting operation. The course concentrates on the smaller type lifting operations completed using a static / fixed type lifting hoist mounted in a wind turbine generator nacelle.
This course provides the basic theory and practice of ultrasonic testing and gives the ideal start to a career in ultrasonic’s. This course is suitable for NDT personnel, inspectors and engineers requiring an introduction to ultrasonic inspection.
This course has been designed to ensure operators of the Bristle Blaster Pneumatic and Electric tools achieve an acceptable standard of surface preparation to meet and exceed the requirements of paint, coating and composite manufacturers.
This training has been developed in conjunction with Rollgliss to provide employees a safer, effective, reliable equipment to perform a rescue of a colleague who has fallen, for example, on their fall arrest lanyards from the nacelle, ladder or whilst working on top of the nacelle or platform.
This training has been developed to provide employees a safer and more ergonomic work positioning tool, when performing e.g. cable work in the tower or work on top of the spinner or for rescue. This simple and very effective piece of equipment is ideal for performing what would normally be difficult rescues to execute.
AIS Training delivers world-class courses to leading industry standards which are accepted worldwide. These are delivered by a commercial diver welder in very small groups giving close, bespoke tuition. We deliver our courses on a customised basis working towards the skills you and your team need. This can cover simple re-qualification’s or re-familiarisation up to advanced underwater welding, codings or cutting courses.
This offshore first aid refresher approved by HSE keeps delegates up to date with their skills in practical and theory first aid procedures.
The Working at Height - Unit 1 Height Safety and Harness Awareness training course is designed to introduce candidates who are not actively involved in working at height to the requirements of regulations.
The Working at Height - Unit 3 Use of Rescue Equipment training course is catered towards those whose role involves an advanced measure of working at height, or those who instruct within such an environment.
The Working at Height - Unit 6 PFPE Inspection User training course is an exciting programme catered towards candidates who are actively involved in the control of working at height equipment.
Visual testing is a Non-Destructive Testing method by which reflected or transmitted light from a test object is imaged with a light sensitive device.
This is a comprehensive advanced first aid training programme that is offered by AIS training to those working in remote or offshore environments such as the Renewable Energy Industry. In addition to key lifesaving skills and response to common emergencies and minor medical complaints, it also deals with advanced airway management, using various airway adjuncts. The delegates will also cover the use of bag, valve and mask equipment with the addition of oxygen in resuscitation scenarios.
The aim and objective of the Level 1 training programme is to give delegates an understanding and awareness of the variety of tasks and hazards found in fireproofing operations on oil and gas installations.
This course specifically concentrates on medium entries with adequate ventilation, natural or mechanical, where access is simple and unobstructed and there is no likely risk of flooding. Therefore it’s for entries deeper than 3 metres, with an unobstructed vertical lift, a straight ladder into a dark chamber. Delegates will be shown two methods of entry: staying on lifeline to complete the task, where if they collapsed the retrieval equipment would be operated and removal from the life line in where rescue team would be required.
This High Risk course is for personnel nominated to work in or at Confined Spaces where work has been classified as high risk (NC4). These spaces are primarily enclosed and are a potential hazardous working environment and where self contained breathing apparatus is required to be worn.
The Working at Height - Unit 2 PPE User training course is an exciting training programme aimed at those whose role involves working at height in a variety of environments, for example telecoms and construction.
Designed to provide delegates with an understanding of safe working practises when using abrasive wheels.
This qualification is designed to provide essential lifesaving skills. This training programme has been developed following the current Resuscitation Council (UK) guidelines.
This is a 1 day course in which delegates will gain knowledge and understanding of the requirements set out in STCW, which consists of theoretical and practical sessions to give all persons intending to go to sea, the survival procedures to be adopted to maximize their chances of survival in the event of a marine emergency.
Electrical safety training courses for people at all levels and experience. AIS Electrical Safety Training courses can be customised to suit customer requirements and will relate to the type of activities that your personnel may need to carry out.
This STCW elementary first aid course module is a combination of theory and practical training for basic first aid and lifesaving skills. It provides an introduction to the principles of first aid and shows delegates how to respond to the most common medical emergencies.
This training is intended to meet the requirements set out in Section A-VI/1 of the STCW Code for training in personal safety and social responsibilities. The training forms part of the requirements for basic training for seafarers employed or engaged in any capacity on board ship on the business of that ship as part of the ship’s complement with designated safety or pollution prevention duties in the operation of the ship. The training must be undertaken before new entrants are assigned to any such shipboard duties. The objective of the training is to give all persons intending to go to sea a basic induction in safety procedures and accident prevention and to familiarise them with the employment conditions and working environment on board merchant vessels.
Asbestos awareness course will inform trainees of the legislation linked to Asbestos
This AIS training course is aimed at operatives who work with sharps, along with supervisors and managers who control such activities. It is designed to provide an insight to some of the issues associated with the incorrect handling of sharp objects as well as health risks, and ensuring the safe disposal and handling of these implements. Good prevention such as effective risk management and sharps training is key to preventing this hazard becoming a reality.
This course is designed to upgrade the knowledge of the Offshore First Aider to a level of understanding and skills required to assist the Offshore Medic.
This course is a great add on for those who have completed (or are going to complete) the HSE 4-day Offshore First Aid course.
The National General Certificate is the most widely held health and safety qualification in the UK with over 175,000 people having gained the award since it was launched in 1989.
The NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health (IGC) is widely respected throughout the world and is essential for anybody working in or looking to work in the field of health and safety. It provides an excellent introduction to occupational safety and health and is suitable for working in all types of organisations and industries.
The IRATA Rope Access training courses provide the required skills for all persons working in any type and all levels (L1-L3) of rope access work.
Providing delegates with a good understanding of the risks and practical issues involved with manual handling.
This popular course delivers both theoretical and practical safe transfer between Turbine Transfer Vessel and Wind Turbine and again back to Turbine Transfer Vessel.
Our CompEx Electrical training course is a competence based training and assessment course for electrical and instrumentation technicians working in hazardous areas in offshore and onshore industrial environments.
This refresher course is designed to meet the further practice requirements not able to be met offshore for Offshore Emergency Response Team Members
AIS offer a number of different courses, ranging from half day sessions in basic life support to full courses in Offshore First Aid at Work.
Employers wanting to test the levels of training, skills or competence of existing or prospective employees for offshore insulation workscopes
IOSH Managing safely is designed to give managers all they need to know to help them effectively manage health and safety in their workplace. It covers key health and safety issues, and includes a section on environment protection.
Each offshore oil and gas platform or drilling rig will have an Emergency Response Team ready to react in the unfortunate event of an emergency situation. This intensive Offshore Firefighting and Emergency response course provides delegates the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills to perform the role of the Offshore Emergency Response Team Member effectively.
Our 4 day HSE approved Offshore First Aid Course is for persons wishing to learn first aid which qualifies them to act as the first aider in the workplace on an offshore installation under the terms of the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981.
A Banksman & Slinger is responsible for ensuring safety during crane and slinging operations. OPITO accredited Banksman & Slinger training will enable you to undertake the role and preserve the safety of all lifting crew members.
Following 2 years of Stage 2 workplace training AIS are able to provide the OPITO Stage 3 & 4 Banksman & Slinger Competence Assessment to establish that the candidate has the required underpinning knowledge, understanding and practical skills to fulfil the role of the Banksman & Slinger safely and effectively.
The OPITO Blaster/Sprayer training courses are widely recognised as the industry-standard training for Offshore Blaster/Sprayer operations.
The Blaster Sprayer Level 2 Competence Assessment is for experienced Blaster/Sprayer personnel. It requires the candidate to carry out designated tasks and demonstrate their knowledge and experience.
The OPITO approved Combined Rigger and Banksman & Slinger Training Course (Stage 1) provides the introductory training program for personnel wishing to enter the workplace to undertake supervised tasks to become competent in Rigger and Banksman & Slinger roles within the oil & gas industries.
This course is designed to meet the MIST (Minimum Industry Safety Training) standard for personnel who will be working within the Oil and Gas Industry, and complies with the requirements laid down by OPITO.
The Stage 3 & 4 Competence Assessment requires the candidate to lead two lifting operations and to assist with two lifting operations. Successful completion of the assessment will allow candidates to become OPITO certified competent Riggers.
The OPITO Rigger training courses are widely recognised as the industry-standard training for offshore rigging and lifting operations.
The AIS Overhead Crane Operator Training Course will enable delegates to operate overhead cranes safely and effectively whilst gaining an understanding of the relevant legislation that applies to lifting operations and lifting equipment and accessories.
This theory-based course is designed to give delegates an understanding of the depth and quality of content required in the production and completion of lifting plans and risk assessments.
This is a 1 day taster session for those considering a full rope access training course or career involving rope access work.
AIS RPE Face Fit Testing is for any persons who work in environments where the air is unfit to breathe and are required to wear Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE).
The training is part of the basic training required for seafarers employed or engaged in any capacity on board ship on the business of that ship, as part of the ship’s complement, with designated safety or pollution prevention duties in the operation of the ship. This training provides an understanding of the nature and risk of fire, and expertise to respond effectively to extinguish fires, should they develop; enabling them to be competent when discovering a fire on-board, to take immediate action and respond to emergencies on board a vessel.
This course is the STCW advanced fire fighting course, which is aimed at officers and senior crew, and covers a serous of emergency response drills and rescue scenarios including the role of on-board commander in the event of a ship board emergency.
A Banksman Slinger has a role of responsibility for ensuring the safety during crane and slinging operations. Banksman Slinger training will allow you to take on the role and guarentee the safety of all lifting crew members.
Escape chutes are used as a means of escape, where fitted, from offshore oil and gas installations and vessels. The aim of this training programme is to give students an understanding of the Norwegian Sector escape chute system used in the industry and practice their use as a means of tertiary escape from offshore installations and vessels.