Our Training Academy in Kent offers 10,000 square feet of indoor training space dedicated to all aspects of height safety and confined space.
It is one of the largest access training venues in Europe, covering a vast array of structures within our Training Zones. It was designed with a specific focus in mind to be as realistic as possible in order to replicate client’s daily workplaces. Therefore, enabling you to train in a theatre of reality, in a controlled environment that relates to your exact needs.
Our Academy is open for training 24/7 and as we have everything indoors, we are not restricted by weather. So you can be assured that your course will always run and will not be postponed due to it being “too windy” or the “tide is out”, whatever the weather, the training can take place. But if you want to experience the outside, we also have our 21m External Training Tower for our Climbing, Rescue and Rope Access candidates.
There are many unique features:
- Indoor Tower Crane with cabin for a realistic Crane Rescue Course
- GWO Wind Energy Zone
- Advanced Rescue Zone
- Indoor Sea Survival Pool with Wind Turbine Monopile (TP) for Vessel Transfers and Survival Techniques
- Urban Rat Run – Specialist Confined Space unit to challenge the practical elements experienced in a confined space
- The “Safe House” including sloped roof area with multiple positioning anchorage points
- Host of other climbing towers, masts, ladders, rooftops and working platforms
- Eyebolts and beam clamps for aid climbing and technical manoeuvres
- Comfort controlled training rooms
- Auditorium with open plan break area with good coffee and Hi-Tech projection facilities
- Controlled environment so no loss of production through having to close areas in order to train on your site
- “Try before you buy” fitting demonstration area for clients to try products and feel comfortable prior to purchasing the correct product
- Viewing gallery to watch live training sessions whilst enjoying refreshments
- Live streaming facilities
- Showers and lockers
- Ample free parking
- Hot and cold catered lunches and refreshments
- Free Wifi
We also have an Auditorium education theatre where we conduct, regular safety and educational workshops, covering a wide range of industry topics, along with regular symposiums and seminars with leading talks from industry expert speakers. Please Contact us for a place on the next available session.
Find out more about each of our zones: