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UK Training Centre Courses

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Why 3M Safety Training

3M Safety Training is perfectly positioned to provide training in fall protection, safe work at height and confined space access/egress in a wide range of industrial sectors.

We offer a comprehensive training portfolio covering many industries and activities. Additionally we recognise that there is a requirement for training which is designed and delivered to meet your specific need for training to include consideration of: activities, equipment, techniques, environments or standards and compliance.

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  • Our site and facilities

    Put simply, our unique facilities offer world-class safety training. Located centrally in Oldham, the site is easily accessible from across the country. Just look at what is available:
    • Three telecommunications towers
    • 17m working at height training tower
    • Confined space training area with 40m of tunnel
    • Non-operational 30m wind turbine
    • Large rooftop training area
    • IRATA and GWO approved training facilities
    Whatever you need, we've got it covered.

Need help choosing the right course?

Speak to our expert training advisers to help you select the best course for your workers needs.


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Height Safety Courses

  • Height Safety Awareness

    This course is designed to provide those attending with an awareness of the hazards associated with working at height and an overview of effective controls.

  • Height Safety Level 1

    The aim of this course is to provide those attending with a comprehensive understanding of how to use personal fall protection equipment in a range of environments.

  • Height Safety Level 2

    Attendees of this course will be provided with a comprehensive understanding of how to use personal fall protection equipment in a range of environments.

  • Height Safety - Level 2 Refresher

    The aim of this course is to provide the delegate an opportunity to refresh their theoretical knowledge and practical skills and gain re-certification.

  • Height Safety PFPE Inspector

    Attendees will be provided with the necessary information and knowledge required to satisfy part of the competency requirements for the statutory inspection of Personal Fall Protection Equipment (PFPE).

  • Height Safety Managers and Supervisors

    This course will give an understanding of a site supervisor’s responsibilities under the relevant legislation.

  • Height Safety Rescue

    Aimed at those working at height, specifically focussing on workmate rescue.

  • Height Safety Escape

    This course will equip those attending with the necessary skills required to evacuate from a high structure, platform or equipment during an emergency.

  • Height Safety Demonstrator

    Training focuses on equipping the student with the knowledge and skills to be able to demonstrate safe practice and use of specified equipment or techniques to fellow company employees.

  • Height Safety Landscape Maintenance

    This course provides attendees with the practical skills and theoretical information for safe-working on unguarded retaining walls, bridge heads, open culverts and on embankments up to 40 degrees.

  • Height Safety - High Bay Warehouse

    This course aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the requirements for accessing high bay pickers and storage racking in warehouse, as well as the rescue requirements for them.

  • Height Safety - Workshop environments

    This course provides work at height training for workers who are required to use overhead fall arrest lifelines and Self-Retracting Lifelines (SRL) within workshops, maintenance and manufacturing facilities.

  • Height Safety - Construction

    This on-site training provides the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to identify the hazards specific to working at height within the construction industry, evaluate the associated risks and implement the appropriate controls to allow the task to be undertaken safely.

  • HS15 - Use of Horizontal Life Lines (HLL’s) and Rescue

    The aim of this course is to provide those attending with the practical skills and theoretical information needed to safely access rooftops via a fixed vertical ladder or similar and work using a fixed Horizontal Life Line (HLL’s), and the requirements for rescue from them.

  • HLL Installer Working at Height and Rescue

    The aim of this course is to provide those attending with the practical skills and theoretical information needed to safely access rooftops via a vertical ladder and to create temporary safety systems to install a permanent HLL and the requirements for rescue from them.

  • HS15c Working at Height on Overhead Fall Arrest Lifelines & SRL’s

    This course is a work at height training for workers who are required to use overhead fall arrest lifelines and Self-Retracting Lifelines (SRL).


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Confined Spaces Courses


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Telecommunications Industry Courses

  • Rooftop Safety Awareness

    This course will provide those attending with the basic information required to safely access rooftop sites.

  • Roof Worker (Arqiva Approved)

    During this course those attending are provided with the essential practical and theoretical information needed in order to safely access and work on rooftop sites.

  • Basic Lifting and Rigging Skills

    For people working in the rigging industry, this course teaches the essential knowledge and practical skills required when carrying out small lifting operations (maximum 150 kg) on a range of structures.

  • Radio Frequency Safety Awareness Arqiva Approved

    This course aims to provide delegates with the ability to recognise the known hazards associated with working in proximity to radio frequency fields commonly found on rooftops and communications towers.

  • Fixed Ladder Access & Rescue

    This course aims to provide those attending with a comprehensive understanding of the requirements for accessing fixed ladders and the requirements for rescue from them.

  • Basic Tower Climber and Rescue (MATS Approved)

    The Basic Tower Climber and Rescue course introduces techniques and equipment to allow people access to all areas of communications masts and towers, this includes work on open steelwork.

  • Basic Tower climber and rescue revalidation (MATS Approved)

    This is a revalidation course for those who work on towers and masts in the telecommunications industry, it will focus on the key information and knowledge required to work safely at height.

  • Monopole Access and Rescue

    The aim of this course is to provide students with key information, knowledge and practical skills which are required to safely access and rescue personnel from Monopole structures.


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Wind Industry Courses

  • GWO Working at Height & Rescue

    The GWO Work at Height and Rescue module is designed to provide wind industry personnel with the basic skills that will enable them to work safely at height, and respond effectively to emergencies.

  • GWO First Aid

    The aim of this course is to provide individuals with the basic first aid skills, knowledge and practical guidance that will enable them to work in a safe manner in the wind industry.

  • GWO Manual Handling

    The aim of this course is to provide individuals with the basic manual handling skills, knowledge and practical guidance that will enable them to work in a safe manner in the wind industry.

  • GWO Fire Awareness - WINDA

    To provide personnel with the basic skills that will enable them to work in a safe manner in the wind industry and to meet emergency response training requirements.

  • GWO Combined 5 Modules

    Global Wind Organisation (GWO) Basic Safety Training (BST) in a single package. The GWO BST forms the basic safety training requirements for anyone working in the wind industry.

  • GWO Working at Height Refresher

    The aim of this course is to provide individuals with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to refresh and maintain the required level of competence to: safely access wind turbines using fixed ladders; rescue a colleague from suspension in PFPE; escape from a wind turbine using an auto descender.

  • GWO First Aid refresher

    The aim of this refresher course is to review and build on previously gained knowledge and skills from BST First Aid so that delegates can administer safe and effective first aid in the wind industry.

  • GWO9 - Advanced Rescue Training (ART)

    These courses deal with the specific issues surrounding advanced rescues in all areas of a wind turbines.

  • GWO10 - Advanced Rescue Training (ART) Nacelle, Tower & Basement Rescue Refresher (NTBRR)

    The aims of NTBRR module is to review and build on previously gained knowledge and skills from the ART Nacelle, Tower & Basement training as well as working at Heights training through theoretical and practical training.


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Rope Access Courses

  • Rope Access Technician

    This course provides all the required skills for modern rope access operations on structures of any form.

  • Rope Access Supervisor

    This four-day course is for people required to supervise employees using industrial rope access techniques to gain access to difficult and uncooperative locations.

  • IRATA 1 Rope Access Level 1

    The IRATA Level 1 rope access course is the entry level into the IRATA framework, and is aimed at delegates with little or no previous experience.

  • IRATA 1 Rope Access Level 2

    IRATA Level 2 Technicians are required to operate at a higher level of skill than a Level 1 Technician, therefore those attending this course will be trained in advanced rescue and rope access techniques.

  • IRATA 1 Rope Access Level 3

    IRATA Level 3 technicians provide supervision and rescue cover for Level 1 and 2 technicians, and delegates will be trained in advanced rescue and rope access techniques.


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Other Courses

  • Met Mast Climber/Rescue

    During this course delegates are provided with the essential practical and theoretical information needed to safely use fall protection equipment to access and work on lattice towers and masts.

  • Lifting and slinging for WTGs

    The aim of this course is to provide those attending with the essential knowledge and practical skills required when carrying out small lifting operations.

  • Technical Rescue Operative

    This course is intended for workers in specialist rescue teams. This 5-day course concentrates on all aspects of rescue and evacuation from height.

  • Technical Rescue Team Leader

    This course is intended for workers in specialist rescue teams. This 5 day course concentrates on rigging and planning of rope rescues, with a leader controlling a small group of operatives.

  • Asbestos Awareness

    The aim of this awareness training course is to provide those attending with the required knowledge and understanding to avoid the risks from asbestos.

  • Manual Handling

    The aim of this course is to reduce manual handling injuries at work and will provide those attending with a comprehensive understanding of how to move objects safely, so that the risk of injury or strain is reduced.

  • Portable Ladder Access

    The aim of this half day course is to provide individuals with the necessary skills to erect extension ladders and position roof ladders.

  • Portable Ladder Inspector

    This half-day course is designed to enable the competent user to provide a vital link in the Health and Safety framework of an organization.

  • Eyebolt Installation Class A1 Anchor Devices

    This course provides both the theoretical and practical training to enable personnel to install fall arrest and abseil anchor devices.


Need help choosing the right course?

Speak to our expert training advisers to help you select the best course for your workers needs.


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Accreditations

  • IADC
    Dec 1, 1901
  • ISO arquiva
    Dec 1, 1901
  • Irata
    Dec 1, 1901
  • itc first
    Dec 1, 1901
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