LEEA to roll out new TEAM Card

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) will roll out the new TEAM Card in 2022, which will replace all existing TEAM Cards. The new TEAM Card will enhance security, provide instantly verifiable data when required, and will be instantly updated by the LEEA team when changes occur – for example, when new qualifications are added, […]

18/01/2022 - 13:51 pm

Delivering the Lifting Equipment Technician apprenticeship  

Ross Moloney and Andrew Wright, CEO and Deputy CEO of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), visited City of Bristol College’s Advanced Engineering Centre to view its facilities and discuss delivery of the Lifting Equipment Technician apprenticeship. The Level 3 Lifting Equipment Technician apprenticeship standard is now officially live. City of Bristol College is working […]

10/12/2021 - 16:00 pm

MEWP VR simulator approved for PAL card renewals

Serious Labs, a global leader in virtual reality (VR) heavy equipment training simulators and blended learning solutions, has achieved another world first. After a rigorous review process, its mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) virtual reality (VR) operator training simulator was approved by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) for renewals of its Powered Access License […]

03/10/2021 - 12:35 pm

Genie’s free online site supervisor certification during National Safety week

Each year during the first week of May, Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) National Safety Stand-Down week raises fall hazard awareness across the US in an effort to end fall fatalities and injuries on construction sites. In support of this important initiative, and as part of the Genie brand’s commitment to safety, during Safety […]

27/04/2021 - 12:03 pm
Haulotte Africa

Haulotte resumes face-to-face training in Africa 

Haulotte Africa relies on a wide distributor network to provide a high level of local service across multiple countries. To support its distributors’ specific technical needs the company delivered a training course this month (March), to Premium Group, a capital goods distribution company in Burkina Faso, West Africa. Premium Group’s staff benefited from an in-depth […]

25/03/2021 - 14:36 pm

MEWP technician apprenticeship in high demand

The first wave of inductions to a new specialist apprenticeship aimed at certifying MEWP technicians that was developed with assistance from the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) is complete, with ten places now confirmed. The Level 3 Lift Truck and Powered Access Technician apprenticeship was developed to meet growing demand in the hire and maintenance […]

14/02/2021 - 14:38 pm
Nationwide Platforms Apprenticeships

Nationwide Platforms celebrates National Apprenticeship Week with a dozen new opportunities

Nationwide Platforms one of the leading powered access rental companies in the UK, has opened applications for six engineering apprentices and six driver operator apprentices who will be trained to work with the wide range of machines that make up their 13,000 strong fleet of rental equipment.  The Nationwide Platforms engineering apprenticeship is a three […]

09/02/2021 - 22:48 pm

AITT goes digital

The UK’s Association of Industrial Truck Trainers (AITT) has launched a series of free electronic test forms to its members as a faster, more efficient alternative to physical paperwork. The digital PDFs are designed to ensure AITT members have access to up-to-date resources that allow them to cut down on paper use and minimise contact […]

17/12/2020 - 17:19 pm
Kirsty Parkin
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Women who lift – GGR’s female crane operators

Leading lifting solutions specialists, GGR Group, have recently recruited their second female crane operator as part of their ongoing commitment to bring more women into construction. Kirsty Parkin, long standing operator and Appointed Person at GGR Group and Olivia Rollinson, their newest female operator, have been involved in some of the biggest and most prestigious […]

03/12/2020 - 16:09 pm

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LHI Jan/Feb 2022

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