Alpha Training run regular ‘open’ Health and Safety Training Courses throughout the year at our dedicated Training Academy in Poling, West Sussex.

Additionally, bespoke courses can be arranged for any company that has 4 or more candidates wanting to attend a specific course.  These can be run anywhere in the UK, and also internationally.  Please contact us for further information on bespoke courses and prices.

The dates and prices listed are for our open courses already scheduled this year.  Places are limited, so please make sure you book early.

Available courses

Face Fit Train the Tester – Qualitative

This course is aimed at those requiring sufficient knowledge, understanding and practical ability to carry out in-house qualitative face fit testing, on behalf of their company or as a private entity.

Duration: 4 hours
Max Delegates: 10

NEW Alpha Training – Medium Risk Confined Space including Entry Control

This is an Alpha Training designed course for those who work in and control a medium risk environment and includes preparing to work safely, entering and exiting medium risk confined spaces safely, overseeing entry and exit of confined spaces, using equipment and tools safely, following procedures and dealing with emergencies.

Duration: 2 days (16 hours)
Max Delegates: 10

NEW 6160-09 City & Guilds Award in Entrant and Entry Controller for Confined Spaces (Medium Risk)

This unit is for the entry controller/top person who controls entry and arrangements for medium risk confined spaces and works within them. It includes the duties of an entry controller, pre-entry procedures, preparing to work safely, using equipment and tools safely, entry into and exit from the medium risk confined space, maintaining communications, and initiating and following emergency arrangements.

Duration: 2 days (16 hours)
Max Delegates: 10

IOSH – Working Safely

Who is this course for? Anyone and everyone – in a working role who wants to learn the basics of...

Duration: 1 day
Max Delegates: 10

IOSH – Managing Safely

Who is this course for? This course is ideal for Managers, Supervisors and anyone else within a role of responsibility...

Duration: 3 Days
Max Delegates: 10

Abrasive Wheel – half day

This course is aimed at anyone working with abrasive wheels and cut off saws that require regular changing of abrasive wheel discs. The course helps employers to comply with Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and PUWER 1998 (Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations). These Regulations require the employer to provide their employees with adequate information, instruction and training. This specific training ensures that those involved with the use of abrasive wheels on portable machines are trained in the best practices and are aware of the associated safety issues.

Duration: 3 hours
Max Delegates: 12

EUSR Abrasive Wheel – half day

Our EUSR Abrasive Wheels course combines classroom based theory with practical application and assessment. Some of the areas that are covered include the operation of petrol cut off saws and other hand held/portable machines, bench or pedestal grinding machines.

Duration: 3-4 hours
Max Delegates: 12

EUSR Abrasive Wheel – full day

Our EUSR Abrasive Wheels course combines classroom based theory with practical application and assessment. Some of the areas that are covered include the operation of petrol cut off saws and other hand held/portable machines, bench or pedestal grinding machines.

Duration: 6 hours
Max Delegates: 12

Manual Handling

The course is aimed at anyone who requires a basic understand of manual handling and how to lift and carry loads correctly.

Duration: 3 hours
Max Delegates: 12

EUSR Manual Handling Training

The course is aimed at anyone who requires a basic understanding of manual handling and how to life and carry loads correctly.

Duration: 3-3.5 hours
Max Delegates: 12

Safety Harness Inspection and Wearer

This course is designed for anyone who is required to wear a safety harness at work as a part of their workplace activity. This will include suitable inspection before wearing.

Duration: 3 hours
Max Delegates: 8

Working at Height Awareness

This course is designed for anyone who works at height. This includes working immediately above ground level and also includes working processes that can lead to workers falling into something, even from ground level such as a tank or vessel, or over an edge.

Duration: 3 hours
Max Delegates: 12

Breathing Apparatus Industrial Wearer – Refresher

This course is aimed at anyone working in irrespirable environments where the use of working compressed air breathing apparatus is required for either short durations for specific tasks or prolonged working. This may include working with chemicals or gases, viral risks or dusts and particles as an example. The course is a refresher on existing skills and knowledge and offers the opportunity receive updated information.

Duration: 3 hours
Max Delegates: 10

Breathing Apparatus Industrial Wearer – Initial

This course is aimed at anyone working in irrespirable environments where the use of working compressed air breathing apparatus is required for either short durations for specific tasks or prolonged working. This may include working with chemicals or gases, viral risks or dusts and particles as an example.

Duration: 1 day (6 hours)
Max Delegates: 10

Confined Space Entry

This course is aimed at anyone working in confined spaces such as sewers, vessels, tanks and chambers, who need a foundation course in understanding safe confined space working. This course includes the use of a variety of safety equipment, personal protective equipment and respiratory protective equipment.

Duration: 1 day (6 hours)
Max Delegates: 10

NEW 6160-08 City & Guilds Award in Working as a Member of a Rescue and Recovery Team in Confined Spaces

This unit is for anyone who works as part of a rescue and recovery team in confined spaces. It includes preparing to carry out emergency activities, entering and exiting confined spaces safely, using emergency equipment, casualty recovery and handling devices in accordance with manufacturers’ specifications, rescuing and recovering casualties, following procedures, and working safely.

Duration: 3 days (24 hours)
Max Delegates: 8

NEW 6160-07 City & Guilds Award in Direct Emergency Rescue and Recovery of Casualties

This unit is for anyone who directs the activities of a team for rescue or recovery in confined spaces. This may include rescue team leader, coordinator, entry controller/top person or supervisor in relation to rescue and recovery of casualties, planning and preparing for emergency operations, mobilising rescue teams, directing and monitoring rescue activities, reporting and securing sites after incidents or emergencies.

Duration: 1 day (8 hours)
Max Delegates: 8

NEW 6160-05 City & Guilds Award in Supervising Teams undertaking work in Confined Spaces

This unit is for supervisors of confined spaces it includes planning and allocating activities for a team, pre-entry procedures, entry into and exit from the confined space, selection of personnel, maintaining communications, and initiating and controlling emergency procedures.

Duration: 2 days (14 hours)
Max Delegates: 8

NEW 6160-04 City & Guilds Award in Control Entry and Arrangements for Confined Spaces

This unit is for the entry controller/top person who controls entry and arrangements for confined spaces without entering them. It includes the duties of an entry controller, pre-entry procedures, entry into and exit from the confined space, maintaining communications and initiating and controlling emergency procedures.

Duration: 3 days (24 hours)
Max Delegates: 8

NEW 6160-03 City & Guilds High Risk Confined Space

This unit is for those working in a high risk environment and includes preparing to work safely, entering and exiting high risk confined spaces safely, using equipment and tools safely, following procedures and dealing with emergencies.

Duration: 3 days (24 hours)
Max Delegates: 3

NEW 6160-02 City & Guilds Medium Risk Confined Space

This unit is for those who work in a medium risk environment and includes preparing to work safely, entering and exiting medium risk confined spaces safely, using equipment and tools safely, following procedures and dealing with emergencies.

Duration: 2 days (16 hours)
Max Delegates: 8

Automated External Defibrillator

This course is designed to give anyone the necessary skills to safely carry out basic life support including the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) which will increase the chances of a more positive outcome for a casualty in cardiac arrest.

Duration: 3 hours
Max Delegates: 12

Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (FREC) – REQUALIFICATION

This regulated and nationally recognised prehospital care requalification is ideal for those continuing a career in the emergency services, ambulance service, the event and security medical sector or those who work in high risk workplaces.

Duration: 3 full days (21 hours)
Max Delegates: 6

Adult Mental Health First Aid Awareness – half day

Mental Health England’s Adult Mental Health Awareness half day course is an introductory four-hour session to raise awareness of mental health.

Duration: Half Day (4 hours)
Max Delegates: 10