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Wind Energy

AIS Training are leading the global wind and renewable energy industry's. Helping to develop courses to improve the safety of those working on Offshore Wind Turbines and Onshore Wind Turbines.

IRATA Rope Access Level 1, 2 or 3
Dyce, Newcastle

IRATA Rope Access training courses provide the practical skills and knowledge required for anyone working in any type of rope access role.

AIS Training offer IRATA Rope Access in Levels 1, 2 or 3.

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OPITO Banksman & Slinger Training Stage 1
Newcastle

A Banksman and Slinger is responsible for ensuring safety during crane and slinging operations.

OPITO Banksman and Slinger Training Stage 1 provides delegates with basic knowledge of the activities associated with the combined roles.

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ECITB Knowledge Tests
Newcastle

AIS Training are an ECITB approved test centre.

Delegates can complete a range of ECITB Knowledge Tests in subject areas that include electrical installation, electrical maintenance, mechanical maintenance, pipefitting, rigging and plating.

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ECITB MJI10: Hand Torque Bolted Connection Techniques
Dyce, Newcastle, On-site

ECITB Mechanical Joint Integrity MJI10: Hand Torque Bolted Connection Techniques concentrates on the skilled performance required to dismantle, inspect, prepare, assemble and tighten flanged and clamp connector pipe joints using hand torque.

This technically detailed course is delivered to the latest ECITB standards.

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BINDT Dye Penetrant Inspection PCN Level 2
Newcastle

Dye Penetrant is a category of non-destructive testing (NDT) commonly used to locate surface-breaking defects in all non-porous materials using dye.

Delegates will work on test pieces and industrial components with emphasis on interpretation of defect indications.

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IOSH Working Safely
Dyce, Newcastle, On-site

IOSH Working Safely is a one day course for personnel at any level, in any sector.

Delegates will gain an understanding of health and safety and how to make a real difference to the wellbeing of themselves and others through changing behaviour.

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OPITO Application of Insulation Systems Training Level 1
Newcastle

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.

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COSHH Assessor Training
Dyce, Newcastle

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.

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GWO Sea Survival
Newcastle

GWO Sea Survival & Transfer provides the basic safety training required to safely carry out tasks in and on wind turbines.

Delegates will gain the knowledge and skills required to use possible aids, rescue equipment and methods.

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GWO First Aid
Newcastle

GWO First Aid provides the skills to administer safe and effective first aid in and on wind turbines.

Delegates will be equipped to meet emergency response training requirements for the wind industry.

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GWO Manual Handling
Newcastle, On-site

GWO Manual Handling provides the basic safety training requied to carry out manual handling tasks in a safe way.

The training encourages positive manual handling behaviour in the wind industry.

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GWO Fire Awareness
Newcastle

GWO Fire Awareness provides the basic knowledge to work safely in the wind industry.

Delegates will become familiar with Global Wind Organisation (GWO) emergency response requirements both onshore and offshore.

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GWO Working at Height
Newcastle

GWO Working at Height provides the skills and knowledge to work in a safe manner in the wind industry.

Delegates will meet emergency response training requirements for personnel new to the industry.

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GWO Working at Height Refresher
Newcastle

GWO Working at Height Refresher provides a balance of the knowledge and skills necessary to renew a GWO Working at Height certification.

Delegates are required to complete refresher training within two years of the initial GWO Working at Height course to remain certified. 

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GWO First Aid Refresher
Newcastle

GWO First Aid Refresher renews the skills required to administer safe and effective first aid on offshore wind installations.

Delegates are required to complete the refresher training within two years of the initial GWO First Aid course to remain certified.

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CISRS Advanced Scaffold Inspection
Dyce, Newcastle, On-site, South Wales

CISRS Advanced Scaffold Inspection is aimed at Proffesional Scaffold Inspectors, Supervisors, Managers and anyone responsible for the inspection of complex tube and fitting scaffolds.

The course covers both basic and more complex scaffolding structures.

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GWO Basic Technical Training (BTT) Combined
Newcastle

A GWO Basic Technical Training (BTT) combined course includes GWO Basic Technical Electrical, Hydraulics and Mechanical Training.

Delegates will learn to perform basic tasks under the supervision of an experienced technician.

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ITC Emergency First Aid at Work Incl Electric Shock
Dyce, Newcastle

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.

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PUWER Assessor
Newcastle, On-site

Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) ensures companies who own, operate or have control over work equipment must manage the risks from that equipment.

Delegates will gain the knowledge and skills to ensure their organisation meets PUWER standards.

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ECITB Manual Handling
Newcastle

ECITB Manual Handling provides an understanding of the risks and practical issues involved in manual handling.

Delegates will learn to carry out manual handling tasks in a safe way.

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Careers Masterclass
Newcastle

AIS Training offer a FREE careers and CV masterclass every Wednesday evening from 4:00pm - 5:00pm.

Our world-class instructor, Tony Pinkerton, provides tips and advice on CV writing and design, cover letter writing, job-hunting tips and tricks and also an overview of interview questions to look out for.

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Manual Handling Assessor
Dyce

To give managers, supervisors, and all personnel involved in manual handling risk assessment the necessary skills to successfully assess and complete such assessments. The classroom based training can be completed using generic or company specific assessment documentation and systems, and covers all areas of manual handling risk assessment. Please note this course is delivered at our sister company Survivex's training location. 

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Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
Dyce

Electricty at Work Regulations 1989 training addresses the application of the legislation which places legal implications on employers to ensure the safety of electrical devices in the workplace.

PLEASE NOTE: This training is delivered at our sister company Survivex's location. 

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GWO Enhanced First Aid (EFA)
Newcastle

GWO Enhanced First Aid (EFA) provides the skills to use advanced emergency equipment to save a life in a remote environment.

Delegates will learn to administer safe, effective, and immediate lifesaving and enhanced first aid measures.

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GWO Enhanced First Aid Refresher (EFAR)
Newcastle

GWO Enhanced First Aid Refresher (EFAR) maintains the skills to use advanced emergency equipment to save a life in a remote environment.

Delegates are required to complete the refresher training within two years of the initial GWO Enhanced First Aid (EFA) course to remain certified.

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GWO Advanced Rescue Training (ART) Combined
Newcastle

GWO Advanced Rescue Training (ART) combined provides the skills to safely access and rescue a casualty from the hub, spinner, inside blade, nacelle, tower and basement section of a wind turbine generator.

Delegates will learn to use industry standard recue equipment and techniques that exceed those of GWO Working at Height.

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Train the Painter - Gold
Newcastle

Train The Painter - Gold is a combined course including the Abrasive Blast Cleaner, Protective Coatings Applicator and Sprayer Painter modules of SSPC Train the Painter.

The Train the Painter applicator training programme has been developed by industry experts who are passionate about training in the protective coatings industry.

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Coded Welding Course
Newcastle

AIS Training offer coded welding training in fully equipped state-of-the-art welding bays.

We also offer a range of coded welding testing standards, and as the ONLY training provider in the UK with a resident accredited engineer/surveyor here on-site, we allow you to take your welding test whenever you are ready, without needing to pre-book a test time or day.

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Basic Welding Course
Newcastle

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.

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Eddy Current - Combined Level 1 & 2
Dyce, Newcastle

Eddy Current is a non-destructive testing technique which uses electrical currents to inspect inside conductive materials.

This combined Level 1 and 2 course provides detailed information on using the Eddy Current testing method with the latest equipment.

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Manual Handling Assessor
Newcastle

To give managers, supervisors, and all personnel involved in manual handling risk assessment the necessary skills to successfully assess and complete such assessments. The classroom based training can be completed using generic or company specific assessment documentation and systems, and covers all areas of manual handling risk assessment.

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Benzene Awareness
Dyce

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.

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GWO Basic Technical Training – Hydraulics
Newcastle

GWO Basic Technical Training (BTT) Hydraulics provides the knowledge and skills to carry out basic hydraulic tasks on a wind installation.

Delegates will learn to use safe working procedures and correct personal protective equipment (PPE).

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GWO Basic Technical Training – Electrical
Newcastle

GWO Basic Technical Training (BTT) Electrical provides the knowledge and skills to carry out basic electrical tasks on a wind installation.

Delegates will learn to use working procedures and correct personal protective equipment.

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GWO Basic Technical Training – Mechanical
Newcastle

GWO Basic Technical Training (BTT) Mechanical provides the knowledge and skills to carry out basic mechanical tasks on a wind installation.

Delegates will learn to use safe working procedures and personal protective equipment (PPE).

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ECITB Becoming an Effective Communicator
Newcastle

ECITB Becoming an Effective Communicator is part of the supervisor training programmes which have been developed by ECITB.

Delegates will learn key communication and management skills required in a supervisory role.

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ECITB Technical Mechanical Joint Integrity (TMJI)
Dyce, Newcastle, On-site

ECITB Technical Mechanical Joint Integrity (TMJI) training is stage 3 in the ECITB/Step Change in Safety MJI model. This course allows you to book individual modules.

The training is for delegates who have completed the corresponding stage 1 modules (MJI10, MJI18 or MJI19) and stage 2 (workplace practice) and need to update their knowledge before taking stage 4 (ECITB Technical Tests).

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CompEx Foundation
Newcastle

The CompEx Foundation course provides knowledge and understanding of the terminology and protection concepts used in a potentially flammable atmosphere.

For full participation, delegates are required to have no prior knowledge of flammable or potentially explosive atmospheres.

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CISRS Part 1 Scaffolding Tube & Fitting
Newcastle, South Wales

The CISRS Part 1 Scaffolding Tube and Fitting training course reinforces the core skills of scaffolding, including how to safety erect, alter and dismantle strucutres.

Delegates will gain an improved knowledge of using tube and fitting or system scaffolding.

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IPAF (Mobile Elevated Work Platform Training)
Newcastle

IPAF Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP) training is beneficial in all workplace sectors.

Delegates will learn how to correctly operate common pieces of equipment that are used within the workplace in a wide variety of industries.

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Advanced Hub Rescue (AHR)
Newcastle

Advanced Hub Rescue provides the specialist skills and knowledge to rescue personnel incapacitated in various sections of a turbine including the hub.

Delegates will learn to react in a safe, effective and prompt manner to stabilise a casualty.

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LOLER Awareness
On-site

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.

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Working at Height - Unit 4 Managers and Supervisors
Dyce, Newcastle, On-site

Working at Height - Unit 4 Managers and Supervisors demonstrates a selection of working at height techniques.

Delegates will gain a comprehensive understanding of site managers and supervisors responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and its supporting regulations.

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ECITB MJI18: Hydraulic Tension Bolted Connection Techniques
Dyce, Newcastle

ECITB Mechanical Joint Integrity MJI18: Hydraulic Tension Bolted Connection Techniques specifies the skilled performance expected when dismantling, inspecting, preparing, assembling and tightening bolted connections using hydraulic tensioning equipment.

The technically detailed course is delivered to the latest ECITB standards.

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ECITB MJI19: Hydraulic Torque Bolted Connection Techniques
Dyce, Newcastle

ECITB Mechanical Joint Integrity MJI19: Hydraulic Torque Bolted Connection Techniques specifies the skilled performance expected when dismantling, inspecting, preparing, assembling and tightening flanged and clamp connector pipe joints using hydraulic torque equipment.

The technically detailed course is delivered to the latest ECITB standards.

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ECITB Mechanical Joint Integrity (MJI10 & MJI19)
Dyce, Newcastle, On-site

This ECITB Mechanical Joint Integrity course is a combination of MJI10 and MJI19 which are stage one of the four stage ECITB MJI training standards validating skills in the specialist critial bolting area. 

Delegates will gain the skills required to dismantle, inspect, prepare, assemble and tighten flanged and clamp connector pipe joints using hand torque and hydraulic torque equipment.

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Train the Painter - Protective Coatings Applicator (Mandatory)
Newcastle

Train The Painter - Protective Coatings Applicator is a mandatory course for delegates completing the SSPC Train The Painter.

The Train the Painter applicator training programme has been developed by industry experts who are passionate about training in the protective coatings industry.

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Train the Painter - Abrasive Blast Cleaner
Newcastle

Train The Painter - Abrasive Blast Cleaner is a module of SSPC Train The Painter.

The Train the Painter applicator training programme has been developed by industry experts who are passionate about training in the protective coatings industry.

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OPITO Combined Helideck / Offshore Emergency Response Team Member (HERTM/OERTM)
Newcastle

This combined OPITO course includes Helideck Emergency Response Team Member (HERTM) and Offshore Emergency Response Team Member (OERTM) training.

PLEASE NOTE: This course is delivered at Offshore Training Newcastle (OTN) at Newcastle International Airport Training Academy.

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BINDT PCN Level 2 Ultrasonic Testing (UT) 3.1, 3.2
Dyce, Newcastle

Ultrasonic Testing (UT) is a category of non-destructive testing which uses sound currents to inspect inside a material.

This British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing (BINDT) PCN Level 2 course includes ultrasonic testing of plate (3.1) and pipe (3.2) welds.

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BINDT PCN Level 2 Ultrasonic Testing (UT) 3.8, 3.9
Newcastle

Ultrasonic Testing (UT) is a category of non-destructive testing which uses sound currents to inspect inside a material.

This British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing (BINDT) PCN Level 2 course includes ultrasonic testing of nozzle (3.8) and node (3.9) welds.

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BINDT Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI) PCN Level 2
Newcastle

Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI), sometimes referred to as Magnetic Testing (MT), is a category of non-destructive testing (NDT) commonly used to locate subsurface defects in ferromagnetic materials.

Delegates will inspect welds, castings and forgings using magnetising NDT methods.

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BINDT Welding Inspection PCN Level 2
Newcastle

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.

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Advanced Confined Space & Entry
Newcastle

Advanced Confined Space and Entry provides knowledge of the safety practices and equipment utilised when working in confined spaces.

Delegates will learn to safely enter and work within higher risk confined space environments where breathing apparatus may be required.

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Working at Height - Unit 2 PPE User
Dyce, Newcastle

The Working at Height - Unit 2 PPE User training course is an exciting programme for those who work above ground at any level.

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Shoulder Measurements
Dyce, Newcastle, On-site

All personnel who travel by helicopter to an offshore installation are required to have their shoulders formally measured by a specially trained person.

Anyone who hasn’t had their shoulder width measured will be classified automatically as Extra Broad (XBR). This restricts the seats you’re permitted to sit in and therefore can mean that you won’t be allowed on certain flights.

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CompEx Electrical Refresher
Newcastle

CompEx Electrical Refresher training must be completed within 5 years of the original CompEx Electrical course to remain qualified.

The course can also be attended to provide an overview of explosive atmosphere installation and inspection.

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Lifting & Hoisting (Wind Turbine Specific)
Newcastle

AIS Training have developed lifting and hoisting training that is specific to wind turbines for personnel working in the wind industry or related fields.

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Rollgliss R350 Working at Height and Rescue
Newcastle

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.

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Underwater Welding
Newcastle

AIS Training deliver world-class underwater welding courses that meet worldwide industry standards.

Training is customised based on the skills required and can include requalifications and coding courses.

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HSE Offshore First Aid Refresher
Dyce, Newcastle, On-site

This offshore first aid refresher approved by HSE keeps delegates up to date with their skills in practical and theory first aid procedures. 

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Working at Height - Unit 1 Height Safety and Harness Awareness
Dyce, Newcastle, On-site

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.

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Working at Height - Unit 3 Use of Rescue Equipment
Dyce, Newcastle

The Working at Height  - Unit 3 Use of Rescue Equipment training course is an exciting programme for those whose role involves performing rescues at height.

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Working at Height - Unit 6 PPE Inspection
Dyce, Newcastle, On-site

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.

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ITC Advanced First Aid and Incident Management
Dyce, Newcastle, On-site

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.

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ECITB Low Risk Confined Space
Newcastle

The ECITB Low Risk Confined Space course covers low risk shallow entries no deeper than three metres.

Delegates will learn to use equipment which allows safe access and egress into confined space environments.

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ECITB Medium Risk Confined Space
Newcastle

The ECITB Medium Risk Confined Space course covers low risk shallow entries deeper than three metres.

Delegate will learn two methods of entry; staying on and removal from the lifeline.

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ECITB High Risk Confined Space
Newcastle

The ECITB High Risk Confined Space course covers primarily enclosed and potentially hazardous working environments.

Delegates will learn to identify risks and implement suitable and sufficient control measures when gaining entry to high risk confined spaces.

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ECITB Working at Height - Unit 2 PPE User
Newcastle

ECITB Working at Height - Unit 2 PPE User is an exciting training programme for those whose role involves working above ground level.

Delegates will gain practical skills and knowledge of working at height in a variety of environments.

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LOLER Awareness
Newcastle

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.

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Advanced Offshore First Aid Techniques
Dyce, Newcastle, On-site

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.

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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
Newcastle, On-site

The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is the most popular and recognised health and safety qualification of its kind.

Delegates will learn to  identify, evaluate and control a wide range of workplace hazards.

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NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
Newcastle

The NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health is widely respected throughout the world.

Delegates will gain an excellent introduction to occupational safety and health in all types of organisations and industries.

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Abrasive Wheels Training
Dyce, Newcastle

Designed to provide delegates with an understanding of safe working practises when using abrasive wheels.

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Electrical Safety Awareness
Newcastle, On-site

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.

 

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Manual Handling
Dyce, Newcastle

Providing delegates with a good understanding of the risks and practical issues involved with manual handling.

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Boat Transfer
Newcastle, On-site

This popular Boat Transfer training provides delegates with theoretical knowledge and practical experience of transferring between vessels offshore.

The course focuses on safe transfer between a turbine transfer vessel and a wind turbine.

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ECITB CCNSG Safety Passport
Dyce, Newcastle, On-site

The ECITB CCNSG Safety Passport training programme is a common prerequisite for anyone working on construction or engineering sites.

Delegates will gain an understanding of all aspects of working safely.

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ITC First Aid At Work Level 3 (QCF)
Dyce, Newcastle, On-site

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.

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HSE Offshore First Aid
Dyce, Newcastle, On-site

HSE approved Offshore First Aid is a 4 day training course that provides knowledge and understanding of the role of a first aider on offshore installations.

Delegates will become qualified to act as a first aider in the workplace, under the terms of the Health and Safety (first aid) Regulations 1981.

 

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Offshore Oil & Gas Medical
Newcastle

Oil & Gas UK (OGUK) set a standard of fitness for those working offshore in the UK.

Every offshore worker must pass an OGUK offshore medical examination which classifies them as medically fit to work in the offshore environment. 

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OPITO Blaster Sprayer Training Level 1
Newcastle

OPITO Blaster Sprayer training courses are widely recognised as the industry standard training for offshore blaster/sprayer operations.

OPITO Blaster Sprayer Level 1 can act as an introduction to newcomers or a useful refresher for experienced blaster/sprayers to test their knowledge.

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OPITO Blaster Sprayer Competence Assessment (Level 2)
Newcastle, On-site

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.

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