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PASMA – Mobile Access Tower for Users



Tower scaffolds come in different shapes and sizes, and a first choice for a variety of trades, so safety must be a priority.

This training provides you with the necessary information and procedures to safely erect Mobile Access Towers.

It requires that you understand the manufacturer’s instruction manual and that you consult and read safety notices thoroughly if you are engaged in the use, assembly, dismantling, alteration and inspection of towers.

On successful completion, you will get a PASMA photocard and certificate, valid for five years.

Prefabricated Access Supplier and Manufacturers Association (PASMA) promotes the safe use of mobile access tower scaffolding in the UK.


1 day, lasting a minimum of 6 hours.

Working at Heights



If you plan, carry out or supervise work at heights activity, this training provides the knowledge and skills in the required regulations, appropriate work equipment selected and used, and risk assessment for such work.

This course is designed to provide the competency for anyone involved in any work at heights activity.

You will gain the competency needed for working at heights.

Basic Painting & Decorating Techniques



Whether you are a beginner or an experienced painter or decorator, this training will give you the confidence to start in the painting and decorating industry.Whether you are a beginner or an experienced painter or decorator, this training will give you the confidence to start in the painting and decorating industry.

This practical course provides an overview of painting and decorating techniques working on a variety of tasks.

You will learn how to prepare areas before painting, using water or oil-based products, using brushes and rollers and basic dry lining techniques.

You will gain the knowledge and skills needed to improve the aesthetic of a building and protect it from water damage, rust, corrosion, insects and mould.

The course also includes:

–  Preparing wood and metal surfaces
–  Painting previously finished woodwork
–  Varnishing & staining various surfaces
and more…

Introduction to Building Information Modelling (BIM) Level 2



This qualification raises the awareness of working within the construction industry and in companies responding to the BIM agenda, and usually delivered alongside other construction-related courses.

You will gain knowledge and fundamental concepts associated with BIM and develop an understanding of the drivers leading to BIM implementation, the barriers to success and the benefits gained.

This course will help you enter the industry with sought-after knowledge on the use of building information models, and how to plan and implement BIM or it will extend your current role within an organisation with BIM construction strategy.

Basic Electrical Training

Practical & Theory



This course will give you basic electrical knowledge if you are new to the electrical industry.

You will gain a practical introduction to industrial electrical principles as applied to modern industrial, commercial and institutional electric power systems. 

The course will give you the theoretical knowledge and practical skills that you can build on for further studies and job roles.

You will have the opportunity to work with electrical components like Resistors, Inductors, Capacitors and gain understanding in Safety Methods and Basic Laws of Electricity.

Other areas covered are Single Phase AC Series/Parallel Circuits and Phase System Power, Energy and Power Factor. 

Basic Plumbing Techniques



This course provides an overview of skills needed in plumbing.

You will gain basic plumbing techniques for jobs around the house or if you want to start a new career as a Plumber.

 You will learn practical issues that can arise within domestic hot or cold water systems, central heating systems, above-ground drainage, and associated studies relating to the trade.

The course will give you the confidence to tackle pipework fabrication, electrical systems within the plumbing industry and safety regulations and best practices.

Dry Lining



This course will give you the working knowledge and practical skills you need to work as a dry lining operative in this area of the construction industry.

You will learn how to install removable wall partitions, suspended ceilings and raised flooring. You will also learn how to divide large areas into rooms using plasterboard panels.

You will gain a range of skills If you wish to add new dry lining abilities to your skillset for your next renovation project or job role on a construction site.

Other areas covered in the course are health and safety, protective equipment, tools of the trade, safe and correct use of tools and more.

Upon successful completion, you could work on commercial developments such as shops, offices, schools and hospitals. 

Use of Power Tools



This course provides you with the knowledge and skills to understand the safety aspects required to use or supervise others during the use of hand tools, commercially or privately.

You will learn how to identify different power tools, safely use and correctly maintain them.

You will also learn the current legislation and awareness of the dangers and hazards arising from the use of Electrical, Pneumatic and Hydraulic power tools.

As well as gaining specific information on safety checks, other areas covered are:

–  Health and Safety at Work Act
–  Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
–  Personal Protective Equipment
and more…

Manual Handling



This course provides you with the relevant information to understand more about the risks associated with manual handling.

You will be trained to be competent in safe carrying and lifting techniques, which is a legal requirement for employers. 

You will learn how to adhere to general health, safety and welfare in the workplace, how to conform to productive working practices in the workplace and how to move, handle and store resources in the workplace.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work competently in repair and refurbishment on a construction site.

Construction Materials – Measuring & Material Types



You will learn how to identify the relevant building materials used on construction sites and maintenance of buildings.

You will also learn the properties of a wide range of engineering materials and their classification.

The training covers areas such as abbreviations used on drawings, use of various building materials such as wood, cement, metals, bricks and typical defects that may be present in them for use in the construction industry.

Upon course completion, you will gain excellent insight into material appearances, properties and applications.

PRE AM2 – Practice Course



This course is for ETT apprentices who are now eligible to undertake the AM2 Test.This course is for ETT apprentices who are now eligible to undertake the AM2 Test.

The test has been completely revised with many of the practical components being removed or reduced in favour of more technical elements including domestic heating, solar energy and a significant increase in Inspection and Testing requirements.

The AM2 test must be taken by all candidates who are near completion of the C&G 2356 Electrotechnical Technology or NVQ Level 3 qualification either on an apprenticeship or other training programme.

This test is also available to those wishing to accredit their practical experience.

Areas covered include: 

–  Assessment Facilities
–  Safe Isolation of Single
–  Phase and Three-Phase Supplies
–  Circuit Diagram Theory Earthing and Bonding
–  Full Inspection and Testing Procedure
–  Fault Finding Skills Theory and Practical

AM2 – Part P and Testing

The AM2 Test Comprises Four Sections A – D



This is also the End Point Assessment (EPA) for electricians. We allow you to sit this as a sole qualification, after you have completed the PRE AM2 course or on completion of your Electrician course.

The AM2 test comprises four sections A – D

–  A1 Safe Isolation and Risk Assessment (45mins)
–  A Composite Installation (8.5 hours)
–  B Inspection and Testing of the completed composite installation (3.5 hours)
–  C1 Fault Diagnosis and Correction (30mins)
–  C2 Fault Diagnosis, Location and Rectification (2 hours)
–  D Online multiple-choice examination (1 hour)

The online exam contains 30 questions across a range of topics.

You must achieve a minimum pass mark of 70%
(21 questions must be answered correctly).

18th Edition Course



The 18th edition course is aimed at practicing electricians, electrical contractors and those who require a good working knowledge of BS 7671.

This 3-day classroom-based electrical training course is to ensure that you are conversant and gain familiarity with the layout, content and application of the BS 7671: 2018 18th Edition Regulations.

A basic understanding of electrical principles is recommended in order to be successful on this course.

This course introduces wiring regulations and covers their application through explanation and worked examples.

We will ensure that you are fully prepared for the City & Guilds 18th Edition test which is a 2-hour multiple-choice, online examination.

The exam is ‘open book’, meaning that you will be able to look up wiring regs and refer to the 18th edition book during the exam process.


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