We provide accredited IPAF Training and PASMA Training to the highest standard.We know that flexibility and price are as important as high quality training and at ALS we believe we can offer the full package.
Our trainers are all highly experienced industry professionals offering expert training and advice on all our courses and they are all trained to the highest possible standard. We also offer an aftersales advice service at no extra cost.
Our training courses can be offered 7 DAYS a week at whatever start time you require; if you work nights then we work nights; if you start at 5am, we start at 5am. We believe that the training centre should meet the needs of the client – not the other way around.
Many other courses are available upon request so please contact us if the training you require is not listed here.
This is a course for anyone working at height using personal fall protection harnesses, lanyards or fall arrest blocks. It covers the correct selection, pre-use inspection and safe use of all related products for use in work restraint and fall arrest systems. It also covers the theory and practical of setting up temporary horizontal safety lines and using adjustable lanyards from them.
This course is designed for site managers, agents and persons who are, or are about to be, responsible for planning, organising, monitoring, controlling and administering groups of staff and workforce.
The course covers all relevant legislation and other aspects which affect safe working in the building, construction and civil engineering industries. It highlights the need for risk assessment in the workplace, the implementation of the necessary control measures and adequate communication to sustain a health and safety culture among the workforce.
This two-day course is intended for those who have, or are about to acquire, supervisory responsibilities. It provides supervisors with an understanding of health, safety, welfare and environmental issues, as well as their legal responsibilities relevant to their work activities. It will highlight the requirement to promote health and safety to supervise effectively.
This course is endorsed by the United Kingdom Contractors Group as the standard training for all supervisors working on UKCG sites and, as such, the course must be delivered as laid out in the following programme.
IPAF has developed the PAL+ training course in response to demand from UK contractors for training that better prepares operators of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) for work in higher risk or challenging environments.
This course covers the practical skills needed by a first aider in the modern workplace. The course will give you the confidence and knowledge to deal with first aid emergencies.
This course is ideal for smaller workplaces that present few health and safety risks.
This course is aimed at an appointed person within the business who is tasked with carrying out the statutory inspections that are legally required on harnesses and lanyards and associated products. The course will cover what damage can occur on these products and how to identify the defects. What paperwork has to be completed and kept to be legally compliant and what procedures need to be in place for disposal of failed equipment. It is required that the user has attended a harness or working at height training course to have some experience before attending this course. The delegates on the course are assessed by a mixture of theory tests and practical exercises.
This is a course for anyone working at height using personal fall protection harnesses, lanyards or fall arrest blocks. It covers the correct selection, pre-use inspection and safe use of all related products for use in work restraint and fall arrest systems. The delegates on the course are assessed by a mixture of theory tests and practical exercises.
This course is designed for any person(s) who, as part of their working duties, are involved in the moving of any objects by manual force whether lifting, pulling, pushing or setting down. The course covers correct lifting techniques, risk assessment, hazardous loads, harmful effects of incorrect lifting, regulations, recommended weights and potential hazards.
This half day course is designed to give all types of workers the information to be able to correctly indentify potential asbestos containing material and products. The course covers; procedure once possible asbestos has been found, harmful effects of asbestos, different types of asbestos, responiblities and regulations.
This is a theory based course covering all types of working at height; the course is aimed at persons new to working at height or persons who need a broad overview.
This course is designed for the users of low level prefabricated access equipment such as podium steps and low level towers up to 2m high. This course covers; safe use, inspection, safe assembly and dismanting.
This five day course is designed for experienced operators who wish to become IPAF instructors. All delegates must meet the course entry criteria.
This course is designed for people who need to demonstrate the control functions and safety features of a MEWP to a trained operator. This training programme has the same machine categories as the operator programme.
This course is designed for Managers and Supervisors who are involved in the planning and supervision of work involving MEWP’s. The course covers risk assessment and method statement writing, rescue plans, hazards and responsibilities.
This half day course is to instruct the users of harnesses within MEWP’s including inspection, correct selection and fitting.
This is for delivery drivers who are loading and unloading access machinery.
This half day course is for the users of machines which are pushed into position and only travel in the vertical plane.
This IPAF operator course is for the users of ‘Mobile Boom’ machines (commonly known as Cherry Pickers). This machine is driven to it’s place of work, will elevate without the use of legs and can also be driven whilst elevated.
This IPAF operator course is for users of ‘Mobile Vertical’ machines (commonly known as Scissor Lifts). These machines are driven in to the work location and will elevate without the need for legs. These machines can be driven whilst elevated.
Aimed at companies whose employee’s access areas that are classed as confined spaces.
This course is aimed at anyone who selects, mounts or uses abrasive wheels. The course covers different types of abrasive wheel, diamond blades, pre-use inspection to wheels and tools, hazards, correct PPE, fire control, regulations, correct cutting/grinding techniques and correct selection of wheels.
This course is designed for persons using standard mobile access tower equipment from 2m upwards. This course covers; safe building (using both the 3T and Advanced Guardrail techniques), inspection, record keeping and associated hazards.
This IPAF Operator course is for users of ‘Static Vertical’ machines. These machines are driven to the place of work and then elevated vertically once the legs have been deployed.
This IPAF operator course is for the users of ‘Static Boom’ machines. These machines are driven or pushed into their work location and will elevate once the legs have been deployed. Due to this being a boom type, the machine will have a telescopic and turning function.
This course is PASMA Towers for Users and PASMA Low Level Access combined into one training day.