Training, Qualifications and Apprenticeships

Training, qualifications and development of the workforce is the cornerstone to safety, quality and high standards.

We strongly support these principles and advocate the importance of all employees within the industry receiving the appropriate training, supervision, qualifications and skills. It’s vital employers ensure the workforce is fully equipped with the skills and, knowledge and correct understanding to conduct their job in a safe, professional and proficient manor, with the ability to keep themselves and others safe at all times.

The continuation of the workforce is another vital factor, we are strong supporters and investors in the development of new employees and enabling young people to obtain the opportunity to learn a trade and turn it into a career.

We work in conjunction with a verity of government apprenticeships schemes and training providers throughout the UK to help give young people and those new to the industry the opportunity to gain the required theory needed within the scaffolding industry along with the vital practical skills. Courses and qualifications supported by St Helens Plant include;

  • CSCS Certification Scheme
  • CITB
  • Health and Safety Training Courses - HSE
  • ABS Apprenticeships
  • Access Apprenticeships & Training Schemes
  • Plant Maintenance Apprenticeships & Training Schemes


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Colleges and Authorities We Work In Partnership With

We also work in close association with many UK colleges and local authorities which support the training, development and apprenticeships. We’re focused on delivering a combination of practical and essential skills required within many sectors of the scaffolding industry. We support skills and apprenticeships within the scaffolding manufacturing sector, scaffolding contractor sectors and scaffolding repair and reconditioning sectors.

Some of the colleges and local authorities we work in partnership with include;

  • St Helens College
  • St Helens Chamber
  • St Helens Business Link
  • Glasgow College
  • Glasgow Business Link


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Supporting Young Apprenticeship Schemes 

Many of our partner companies also actively work alongside young apprenticeship schemes and in conjunction with many scaffolders training and qualifications, Get Ready for Work Programmes and Local Colleges. Please Contact Us for further details