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
News  >  People

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
Loxam Haulotte

Haulotte supports Loxam Group France with training for electric equipment 

With its recent investment in the Haulotte HA20 LE PRO, a 20m electric all-terrain articulating boom, the Loxam Group welcomed specialised training from Haulotte to support their sales and technical teams in this transition of its aerial work platforms. The training will equip the Loxam sales teams with a comprehensive understanding of the benefits of […]

30/11/2020 - 13:34 pm

New lifting engineering apprenticeship opportunity for training providers

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), the leading trade organisation for the global lifting sector, is calling on training providers in England to submit a funding proposal for the new Level 3 standard, Lifting Equipment Technician Apprenticeship. The Apprenticeship has completed all its stages: the standard is written and LEEA has been appointed as an […]

12/11/2020 - 13:27 pm

LEEA appointed apprenticeship End Point Assessor

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) has been appointed as an End Point Assessor Organisation for the Level 3 standard Lifting Equipment Technician apprenticeship, which is now close to being ready for delivery. Apprentices are assessed at the end of an apprenticeship in an End Point Assessment (EPA), which is essentially a set of theoretical […]

12/10/2020 - 21:20 pm

LEEA launches Think Lifting ‘lesson in a bag’

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) has launched the Think Lifting School Lesson. The ready to use ‘lesson in a bag’ includes films, content, experiments and leave behind hand-outs that will allow LEEA member companies to engage remotely with their local schools in order to help raise awareness of the Lifting Industry. The company sends […]

01/10/2020 - 17:22 pm
LEEA Think Lifting School Lesson
News  >  Events

LEEA to launch Think Lifting Lesson

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) will launch the Think Lifting School Lesson, in association with Lift and Hoist International (LHI) magazine, during a special announcement from CEO Ross Moloney on Zoom at 10am GMT on Tuesday 29 September 2020.  This ‘ready to use’ lesson includes films, content, experiments and hand-outs, designed as a toolkit […]

25/09/2020 - 09:27 am

Lift & Move USA launches website with educational resources

The crane, rigging, and specialised transportation industry relies on people with technical skills, but faces a shortage of qualified workers. In order to promote the career opportunities in this fast-paced, high-tech sector, Lift & Move USA connects students and educators with the people, equipment, and companies that work in crane, rigging, and specialised transportation operations. […]

02/06/2020 - 11:36 am

Haulotte UK uses lull for training

Haulotte is taking advantage of the activity slowdown to perform training sessions. Training remains a vital part of the aerial industry and so Haulotte UK has made good use of the time available during this unprecedented crisis, to provide their workshop engineering teams with fully comprehensive internal training. With courses covering repair and maintain on […]

13/05/2020 - 19:33 pm

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LHI May 2022

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