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Health and safety training from Project Skills Solutions

Project Skills Solutions offers you the best prices and widest choice of training courses and locations, with both Nationwide Centres and onsite training options available. Furthermore, you can take many of our courses virtually online and gain the same qualifications.

Our comprehensive range of training courses allows you to gain the qualifications and skills to gain employment or renew existing skills or qualifications or cards as they expire. We offer health and safety training for managers and operators in all sectors. Our team will offer you the very best training options for individuals or fully Managed Training Services for companies looking for competitive outsourced training solutions.

CCNSG

CCNSG stands for "Client Contractor National Safety Group." It is a training program designed to provide workers in the UK with the knowledge and skills required to work safely on construction sites, in factories, and other hazardous workplaces. The program was established by the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) and is widely recognized in the UK construction industry. The courses are designed to help workers understand their responsibilities under health and safety law, recognise and control common workplace hazards, and work safely in high-risk environments.

CCNSG Safety Passport - Renewal Course

This 1-day training course, which will revise the basics of site safety that relates to engineering construction sites to renew your CCNSG Safety Passport.

CCNSG Safety Passport

The CCNSG Safety Passport exists for construction based workers to ensure safe practice whilst carrying out their work and therefore a Safety Passport and sufficient knowledge may be necessary for getting on site. Keeping you and your colleagues safe at work.

CITB/Site Safety Plus

CITB is the Construction Industry Training Board for the construction sector in England, Scotland, and Wales. It’s their job to help the construction industry attract talent and support skills development. We offer courses from CITB's Site Safety Plus scheme. The Site Safety Plus scheme of courses are designed to provide everyone, from operatives to senior managers, with the skills they need to progress through the industry and stay safe in their role. From the 1-day health and safety awareness course to the 5-day SMSTS for site managers, we offer a wide range of site safety plus courses.

CITB Health and Safety Awareness

Part of the Site Safety Plus suite of courses, the CITB Health and Safety Awareness course will teach you about the potential hazards on site and how to avoid them. This course can be put towards a green CSCS labourers card.

CITB SSSTS

Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme or SSSTS is a health and safety training course for managers and supervisors. This two day course provides supervisors with an understanding of health, safety, welfare and environmental issues, as well as their legal responsibilities relevant to their work activities.

CITB SSSTS Refresher

SSSTS Refresher courses for those who are approaching the 5 year expiry date of their SSSTS certificate. Refresher courses must be taken before your existing certificate expires.

CITB SMSTS

The Site Management Safety Training Scheme or SMSTS for short, will provide you with the knowledge required to comply with legislation and regulations regarding a typical construction site.

CITB SMSTS Refresher

The Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) Refresher will provide you with updated knowledge and reinforcement of essential health and safety principles for construction site managers and supervisors who have previously completed the full SMSTS course.

CITB SEATS

Part of the Site Safety Plus suite of courses. Understand the relevant legislation that affects the environment in the building and construction industry.

CITB Temporary Works Coordinator

The Temporary Works Coordinator course is ideal for those responsible for managing or working with contractors involved with the planning, organisation and management of all forms of temporary works.

CITB Temporary Works Coordinator Refresher

TWC Refresher courses are for those who are approaching the 5 year expiry date of their Temporary Works Coordinator certificate. Refresher courses must be taken before your existing certificate expires.

CITB Temporary Works Supervisor

Learn about risk management of temporary works and how to support site management with the Temporary Works Supervisor Course. Earn a widely recognised certificate from the CITB Site Safety Plus Scheme.

CITB Site Management Environmental Training Scheme (SMETS)

Communications

Learn the fundamentals of the communication industry with four data communication courses offered by Project Skills Solutions, awarded by City & Guilds. These City & Guilds courses are the recognised qualifications for professional installers of datacomms (now known as Network Infrastructure Installation) who are working with data communication cabling and structured cabling. This would often be in the set up in buildings and offices.

City & Guilds 3668-02 Unit 201: Level 2 Principles of Communications Cabling

1 Day Basic Principles of Communications Cabling Course - Take the next step in your career and start working with communications cabling.

City & Guilds 3668-02 Unit 202: Level 2 Fibre Optic Cabling

Over 5 days learn the principles and practical skills needed to work with fibre optic cabling. You will cover both internal and external fibre networks and ideal for cabling installers and technicians looking to further their career.

City & Guilds 3668-02 Unit 203: Level 2 Structured Cabling and Enterprise Networks

The City & Guilds 3668-02 Unit 203 course will provide you with the knowledge and installation skills that are needed to install, terminate and test copper cabling for datacomms structured cabling data networks.

City & Guilds 3668-02 Unit 204: Air Blown Fibre

The 3 day City & Guilds course is ideal for electricians to expand their skills and improve their career opportunities, or for cabling technicians looking to show their skills to potential customers or employers through an approved qualification.

Confined Spaces

Confined spaces training is an essential safety practice. It is designed to equip delegates with the necessary knowledge and skills to safely enter and work in confined spaces. Confined spaces are areas that are not intended for continuous human occupancy and are characterised by a number of factors. These include limited entry and exit points, inadequate ventilation, and the potential for hazardous conditions such as toxic gases, lack of oxygen, or fire hazards.

SA010 - Medium Risk Confined Space

This Smart Awards certification will give delegates the knowledge and skills to work safely in medium risk confined spaces.

Confined Space Entry

This in-house accredited Confined Space Entry training will teach you how to safely work in confined spaces up to medium risk environments and is suitable for those working in the construction industry.

1 Day Confined Space Awareness

This Confined Space Awareness course will teach you about the possible dangers of working in and near confined spaces. It is Ideal for team members who work around confined spaces but not in them, such as managers and supervisors.

Working in Low Risk Confined Spaces

The 1 day Working in Low Risk Confined Spaces course will provide delegates with the practical knowledge and skills to carry out safe entry into a confined space and to handle reasonably foreseeable hazards and risks.

Working in Medium Risk Confined Spaces

Medium risk confined space training will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and understanding to safely identify hazards, assess risks, implement control measures, and work effectively in medium risk confined spaces.

Working in High Risk Confined Spaces

The 3-day Working in High Risk Confined Spaces course will provide you with the practical knowledge and skills to carry out safe entry and work within a high risk confined space.

CPCS Plant Courses

Project Skills Solutions provide a range of plant training courses; we advertise our most popular courses below; if you need a category that isn't shown or can't see a location to suit you, please contact our team, who can advise on dates and locations near you. Get trained on plant equipment and earn your red or blue CPCS card.

CPCS Forward Tipping Dumper (A09)

This course is for delegates looking to earn their CPCS Forward Tipping Dumper card. Learn how to be a capable and safe driver of this plant category and earn a formal qualification.

CPCS Forklift Training (A16)

This CPCS training course will teach you how to safely operate an industrial forklift, enabling you to become certified Forklift Operator with a CPCS red card on successful completion of your course.

CPCS Telescopic Handler (A17)

The CPCS telescopic handler A17 course is designed to provide the necessary training and assessment to gain qualification in operating telescopic handlers safely and efficiently on construction sites.

CPCS Ride on Roller (A31)

The CPCS Ride on Roller course teaches you how to safely and effectively drive a ride on roller on a construction site. You will learn how to compact materials, check your equipment, and follow safety rules.

CPCS Dozer Operator (A34)

This CPCS training course will teach you how to safely operate a dozer, enabling you to become certified Dozer Operator with a CPCS red card on successful completion of your course.

CPCS Lorry Loader (A36)

This CPCS training course will teach you how to safely operate a lorry loader, enabling you to become certified Lorry Loader Operator with a CPCS red card on successful completion of your course.

CPCS Slinger/Signaller (A40)

The CPCS Slinger Signaller course teaches you how to safely guide lifting equipment on a construction site, including how to communicate with crane operators, check equipment, and follow site safety rules.

CPCS Rear Tipping Dumper (A56)

This CPCS training course will teach you how to safely operate a rear tipping dumper truck, enabling you to become certified operator with a CPCS red card on successful completion of your course.

CPCS 360 Excavator Above & Below 10T (A58/A59)

The CPCS 360 Excavator course teaches you everything you need to know to confidently and safely operate an excavator on a construction site, from checking the machine before use to digging trenches and complying with safety rules. Semi-experienced and experienced courses available to book through our team.

CPCS Appointed Persons: Lifting Operations (A61)

Complete the CPCS Appointed Persons: Lifting Operations (A61) course and learn how to safely and effectively fulfil your responsibilities when planning lifting operations.

CPCS Crane Supervisor (A62)

The CPCS Crane Supervisor course will enable you to undertake the duties of a crane supervisor through achieving the relevant CPCS card. Gaining a CPCS qualification will prove you have the relevant knowledge and skills that are in line with the industry standard.

CPCS Compact Crane (A66)

This CPCS training course will teach you how to safely operate a compact crane, enabling you to become certified operator with a CPCS red card on successful completion of your course.

CPCS Traffic Marshall (A73)

This CPCS training course will teach you how to safely operate as a Traffic Marshall on a construction site directing plant traffic. On successful completion of your course you will earn your CPCS red card.

Electrical

Project Skills Solutions has a range of electrical skills training courses that covers areas of practical work, supervision and management if electrical work.

City & Guilds 2391-50 - Initial Verification of Electrical Installations

The 5 day City & Guilds Initial Verification of Electrical Installations course teaches you the requirements for initial verification and inspection of electrical installations, as well as testing.

City & Guilds 2391-51 - Periodic Inspection

Take the next step in your electrical career and gain a City & Guilds periodic inspection qualification. Over 6 days you will learn and understand the requirements for and how to perform periodic inspections and testing of electrical installations.

City & Guilds 2391-52 - Inspection and Testing of Electrical Installations

Get qualified to undertake initial verification and periodic inspection of electrical installations. Over 5 days learn about the statutory requirements, safe and appropriate procedures, documentation and more.

City & Guilds 2382-22 -18th Edition

Get ready for the new 18th Edition regulations. Attend the 3 day City & Guilds 18th Edition course now.

EUSR Courses

EUSR stands for Energy and Utility Skills Register. EUSR have developed schemes and programmes designed to develop the skills of those working within the energy and utility sector. On successful completion of one of an EUSR training courses, you qualify to register on the Energy & Utility Skills Register (EUSR). This is a secure, accessible database where an employer or main contractor can check your qualifications using a phone or tablet.

EUSR SHEA Gas Course

EUSR SHEA Gas Courses (Safety, Health & Environmental Awareness) are designed to give those in the gas industry the knowledge and skills to work to a good standard of health and safety in line with HSE guidelines.

EUSR SHEA Power Course

EUSR SHEA Power Courses (Safety, Health & Environmental Awareness) are designed to give those in the gas industry the knowledge and skills to work to a good standard of health and safety in line with HSE guidelines.

EUSR National Water Hygiene Course

The National Water Hygiene training will give you the knowledge and awareness of good water hygiene when entering clean water sites or on the clean water network, which is also know as 'Restricted Operations'.

IOSH

Our IOSH open courses are available to anyone to book at nationwide venues, or we can cater for group training on your site.

Additionally, we now offer virtual IOSH courses which are completed online with a live feed to a trainer. With this training option, delegates can study from home or workplace without the need to travel. IOSH Working Safely and Managing Safely courses are also now available as an eLearning option using our digital learning platform. As with the virtual course option, you can complete the course anywhere and at any time, but without the time constraints of a virtual course. eLearning is self-paced and can be conducted in your own environment.

Gain the relevant health and safety knowledge you or your employees need to keep yourselves and others safe and follow the appropriate legislation.

IOSH Working Safely

The Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has developed the IOSH Working Safely course to improve workplace safety by providing workers with the knowledge required to ensure that their actions contribute to health and safety and that individual responsibilities are clearly understood.

IOSH Managing Safely

The IOSH Managing Safely course is designed to teach managers and supervisors from any sector the health and safety knowledge they need in their role.

IOSH Managing Safely Refresher

Refresh your health and safety knowledge, stay safe and meet your legal obligations. Renew your IOSH Managing Safely certificate with a 1-day course, IOSH advise you refresh your Managing Safely qualification every 3 years.

IOSH Managing Occupational Health and Wellbeing

The IOSH Managing Occupational Health and Wellbeing course shines a light on the role line managers have in promoting positive mental health. Take a step towards a modern positive workplace environment that gets the best from staff by looking after them.

IOSH Leading Safely

The IOSH Leading Safely course teaches your organisation's directors and leaders an understanding of their responsibilities to health and safety. Build a positive health and safety culture in your business, reduce sickness and absence, and benefit from an improved reputation.

IPAF

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) is a not-for-profit organisation that promotes the safe and effective use of powered access equipment. Their training programme is globally recognised and is delivered through a network of IPAF approved training centres. More than 170,000 operators are trained each year and successful trainees are awarded the PAL Card (Powered Access Licence). This is the most widely held and recognised, proof of quality-assured training for platform operators in the world. When booking your IPAF course, check the course category that you are book for. If you are unsure, contact a member of our team who will be happy to advise you.

IPAF Training 2 Categories

IPAF are the UK’s most established access platform training provider and have been in operation since 1983. The law requires employees to be properly trained on the equipment they use at work. The IPAF training offers a globally recognised and respected qualification for the operation of MEWPs.

IPAF PAL+ (3a & 3b)

The PAL+ course for category 3a and 3b is an optional one-day, advanced qualification aimed at trained operators who work in higher-risk or challenging environments.

IPAF Harness Training

When attending this IPAF Harness Training course, you will learn how to select, inspect and use harnesses and associated safety PPE when using a Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP).

NEBOSH

Project Skills Solutions offers NEBOSH qualifications at centres across the UK and for groups on your site. Earn an internationally recognised health and safety management qualification, further your career in health and safety and take a step towards professional safety membership with respected bodies.

NEBOSH National General Certificate

The NEBOSH National General Certificate training course is ideal for managers, supervisors, non-safety specialists with health and safety responsibilities or those looking to enter the health and safety industry. This course is available as a classroom-based course, on your site wherever you are based or virtually, online.

NPORS Training

NPORS (National Plant Operators Registration Scheme) is an independent accreditation service for plant operator training and certification in the UK. NPORS training covers a range of topics related to operating plant machinery safely and efficiently. Accredited training providers conduct the training, which includes both theory and practical assessments. NPORS certification is awarded to plant operators who pass both assessments. NPORS training provides an alternative to CPCS certification. This means that plant operators have a choice of certification schemes. If you complete a relevant NVQ, you can apply for a NPORS CSCS Competent Operator Card. This card includes the CSCS logo and a QR code that means your qualification can be checked instantly when on site.

NPORS Forward Tipping Dumper

This NPORS Forward Tipping Dumper training course will teach you how to operate this category of plant safely and competently. Choose from foundation or experienced courses and gain a traditional NPORS card or work towards an NPORS CSCS card.

NPORS 360 Excavator

Learn how to operate a 360 excavator safely and effectively and gain an NPORS Traditional Card or NPORS CSCS Card.

NRSWA/Streetworks

Get your NRSWA/Streetworks card with Project Skills Solutions. We offer more locations for NRSWA/Streetworks training than any other provider. With over 30 locations and regular course dates, delegates are never far from a training centre. Directing traffic, excavating and reinstating roads or supervise teams that do? We have a course to suit your needs, with different combinations of units available.

NRSWA Streetworks Operative

The NRSWA Operative course is a 5 day course that includes several units covering a range of street work site activities. Each unit you complete successfully will earn you a certificate which will be added to your Street Works Operative Card.

NRSWA Streetworks Supervisor

The NRSWA Supervisor course is a 5 day course that includes several units covering a range of street work site activities. Each unit you complete successfully will earn you a certificate which will be added to your Street Works Supervisor Card.

NRSWA Streetworks Operative or Supervisor Reassessment

The NRSWA reassessment process has been introduced to improve the standard of workers on the highway, following new regulations that came into force in April 2010.

NRSWA Unit O1 (was Unit 2) Signing, Lighting and Guarding

NRSWA Unit O1 (was Unit 2) Signing, Lighting and Guarding teaches delegates how to carry out daily tasks in lighting and guarding systems. It will enable you to take adequate measures to minimise any inconvenience to the general public, maintain a safe environment for the public, pedestrians, vehicles and members of the streetworks team.

NRSWA Unit S1 (was Unit 10) Signing, Lighting and Guarding

Do you supervise your colleagues setting up Signing, Lighting and Guarding? Then you need a NRSWA Unit S1 (was Unit 10) course. Once completed, candidates can supervise the setting out of traffic lights, signs cones and barriers in compliance with NRSWA.

NRSWA Reassessment - O1 or S1 (was Unit 2 and Unit 10) Signing, Lighting and Guarding

Renew your NRSWA O1 Signing, Lighting and Guarding certificate with a reassessment course.

NRSWA Unit LA or Cat & Genny Training

The NRSWA Unit LA or our Cat and Genny training courses teach you how to find and locate underground cables. 600 people are injured every year due to underground cables being damaged during excavation work on the highway. Know how to locate what is below your feet before you start digging!

PIA Openreach Accredited Courses

Project Skills Solutions provides a range of Openreach accredited, PIA courses for communication providers. Be correctly qualified for the installation of new fibre provision using Openreach's telecommunication infrastructure. PIA (Physical Infrastructure Access) enables communication providers to share existing access to the telecommunications infrastructure network to set up new fibre networks.

S005 - PIA Pole Survey

The PIA (Physical Infrastructure Access) S005 Pole Survey course is for engineers and contractors working on Openreach infrastructure to gain their S005 Pole Survey certification.

S006 - PIA Duct Survey

The PIA (Physical Infrastructure Access) S006 Duct Survey course is for engineers and contractors working on Openreach infrastructure to gain their S006 Duct Survey certification.

S007 - PIA Sub Duct and Cable Installation

The PIA (Physical Infrastructure Access) S007 Sub Duct and Cable Installation course is for engineers and contractors working on Openreach infrastructure to gain their S007 Sub Duct and Cable Installation certification.

S008 - PIA Overhead Cable Installation

The PIA (Physical Infrastructure Access) S008 PIA Overhead Cable Installation course is for engineers and contractors working on Openreach infrastructure to gain their S008 PIA Overhead Cable Installation certification.

S009 - PIA Pole Stepping on Congested Poles

The PIA (Physical Infrastructure Access) S009 Pole Stepping on Congested Poles course is for engineers and contractors working on Openreach infrastructure to gain their S009 PIA Pole Stepping on Congested Poles certification.

K008 - Hand Rodding in the UG Network

This training module is an essential requirement for any Engineer/Contractor installing cables in underground ducting using Hand Rodding techniques.

Safety

Project Skills Solutions offers a massive range of safety training and health and safety courses to help employers keep their personnel working safely. Attend an open course at one of our Nationwide training centres, or we can send a trainer to you: tailor content to your organisation and save you money.

Vehicle Banksman

Vehicle Banksman training is designed to give you the skills and knowledge needed to safely direct and guide vehicles in different settings such as construction sites, warehouses and transportation yards.

Asbestos Awareness Training

Asbestos Awareness training will provides you with essential knowledge about asbestos, its potential risks, and how to safely handle and manage it to minimise exposure and related health hazards.

Fire Safety Training

Fire safety training will increase your knowledge and understanding of fire prevention, fire safety measures, and appropriate actions to take in the event of a fire.

NRSWA Unit LA or Cat & Genny Training

The NRSWA Unit LA or our Cat and Genny training courses teach you how to find and locate underground cables. 600 people are injured every year due to underground cables being damaged during excavation work on the highway. Know how to locate what is below your feet before you start digging!

Working at Heights Awareness

On this course you will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent falls when working at heights, ensure proper use of equipment, and understand the risks and hazards associated with working at heights.

First Aid Training

1-day Emergency First Aid at Work for low-risk work environments and 3-day First Aid At Work training for high-risk work environments.

Safety Harness Training

This course will train you or your workforce to fully understand the current legislation, how to inspect equipment and the safe use and selection of the appropriate safety harness for your work.

Manual Handling Training

Manual handling training will teach you how to properly lift objects without causing yourself harm. Manual handling without the understanding of proper techniques and risk assessment can lead to increased chances of musculoskeletal injuries, strains, and sprains as well as affecting wellbeing.

Abrasive Wheels Training

This course is for people who are required to use an abrasive wheel as part of their job, or operatives who need to learn how to safely select, fit and mount abrasive wheels and discs on portable machines.

Smart Awards Courses

Smart Awards are a National Awarding and End Point Assessment Organisation approved by Ofqual and SQA. The courses that are accredited by them are mostly within the telecommunication, construction, digital and utility sectors. Project Skills Solutions offers a range of Smart Awards, to look at a course in more detail, click on the links to individual courses below.

SA001A - Overhead Safety Awareness

On this course, you will learn the potential risks involved in working safely on ladders and poles when in a telecommunications environment.

SA001 - Overhead Safety

When attending this course, you will learn how to work on ladders and wooden poles in a telecommunications environment and follow all policies, procedures and safe working practices.

SA002 - Underground Safety

This Smart Awards certification will teach you how to identify the hazards and potential risks involved in working safely on or in proximity to underground structures and operational buildings.

SA004 - Safe use of Abrasive Wheels

The Smart Awards Abrasive Wheels certification will teach you how to work safely when using an Abrasive Wheel and recognise hazards to reduce the risk of accidents.

SA005 - Safe Moving & Handling Training

The SA005 Safe Moving & Handling Training course will teach you the safe way of moving and handling in a construction or utility environment.

SA006 - Safe Working in Civils

This course provides knowledge regarding legislation and dangers associated with working in a utility construction environment.

SA007 - Asbestos Awareness Specification

The SA007 Asbestos Awareness Specification Training course will teach you the essential foundation in relevant matters of asbestos awareness.

SA010 - Medium Risk Confined Space

This Smart Awards certification will give delegates the knowledge and skills to work safely in medium risk confined spaces.

SA011 - Locate and Clear Duct Blockages

This accreditation will equip delegates with the knowledge and skills to locate and clear pipe blockages, including how to excavate and reinstate surfaces on utility network plant.

SA016 - Core Drilling

This Smart Awards certification over a one-day course covers working safely whilst core drilling modular, brick and concrete underground chambers.

SA020 - Working Safely in Single & Multi-Occupancy Dwellings Inc. Buildings

This accreditation covers the requirements for working safely in single and multi-occupancy dwellings including buildings in accordance with industry standards and practices.

SA021 - Pole Vehicle Safety

When attending this course, you will gain the knowledge and skills needed for undertaking the safety checks required on pole vehicles before they can be used.

SA022 - Safe Location and Avoidance

Learn how to safely locate and avoid underground services such as gas, electricity, mains water, sewage and telecommunications using location equipment and service drawings.

SA023 - Banksman Ground Support Person

The SA023 accreditation covers the requirements for providing Ground Support / Banksman duties for an Elevating Platform (EP) or Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) operator and sets out the skills, knowledge and understanding to support the operator to manoeuvre an EP or an MEWP in a restricted space and working at height.

SA024 - Pole Top Rescue

The SA024 accreditation provides learners with the necessary information to rescue individuals who become suspended on the pole for whatever reason while working on the pole at height.

SA051C - Leaning Ladder and Flat Roof

On this course, delegates will gain an understanding of legislation associated with the use of leaning ladders and flat roof ladders, gain practical skills that follow current best practice, be able to carry out inspections of fall protection equipment before use and use it safely - in line with up-to-date, approved methods and manufacturer's instructions.

Working at Heights

Falls continue to be the biggest cause of fatal injury at work in Britain, the HSE takes working at heights very seriously because of this. HSE inspectors will look to check you are competent and have the knowledge to plan and undertake activities at height safely with appropriate precautions in place. Understanding what your responsibilities are when telling others to perform work at height or undertaking it yourself is important to not only avoid accidents and injury but also to comply with the law and avoid legal consequences.

Working at Heights Awareness

On this course you will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent falls when working at heights, ensure proper use of equipment, and understand the risks and hazards associated with working at heights.

SA051C - Leaning Ladder and Flat Roof

On this course, delegates will gain an understanding of legislation associated with the use of leaning ladders and flat roof ladders, gain practical skills that follow current best practice, be able to carry out inspections of fall protection equipment before use and use it safely - in line with up-to-date, approved methods and manufacturer's instructions.

Safety Harness Training

This course will train you or your workforce to fully understand the current legislation, how to inspect equipment and the safe use and selection of the appropriate safety harness for your work.