We offer various types of training, ranging from basic ‘in-house’ training endorsed by Apple Construction Training (ACT Ltd), to the nationally recognised and fully accredited NPORS (National Plant Operators’ Registration Scheme), CPCS (Construction Plant Competence Scheme) and City & Guilds qualifications.
ACT Ltd (Apple Construction Training Ltd) cover a wide range of Health & Safety training, both off-the-shelf and bespoke, to include the CITB accredited ‘Site Safety Plus suite of courses. These include the HSA Health & Safety Awareness (now used to gain the Green ‘Labourer’ CSCS card), the SSSTS (Site Supervisors’ Safety Training Scheme), SMSTS (Site Managers’ Safety Training Scheme) along with the very specialist TWSTC & TWCTC – Temporary Works Supervision and Co-Ordinator’s courses. We are accredited to deliver the CITB ‘Achieving Behavioural Change’ and ‘The Director’s
Role for Health & Safety’.
In addition to the above we have a CSCS touchscreen test centre, and are an accredited provider of NVQ assessments through NOCN and SQA. Our NVQ’s are offered nationally and once achieved, act as evidence of occupational competence within the construction industry; be it in a specific job role or on an item of plant machinery. These NVQ assessments will all count towards the nationally recognised CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) & CPCS (Construction Plant Competence Scheme), we’ll even apply for the required card on your behalf. With the capability to deliver the full suite of City & Guilds Confined Space courses and the full range of New Roads & Streetworks qualifications at our dedicated training centre, ACT are truly leading the way within the construction and construction related industries.
The vast majority of the training and assessments we offer can be delivered either on-site, at your own venue, or at one of our purpose-built training facilities. Apple Construction Training (ACT Ltd) have the ability to deliver various categories of plant training and testing on your site, at your convenience – albeit as standard the majority of testing is typically restricted to accredited centers. Simply speak to a member of our team for further information.
Our head office is situated around 9 minutes west of the M40, junction 11 at Fenny Compton, Banbury. Our flagship construction plant/machinery and health & safety training centre is based here and is where we hold the majority of our plant and lifting operation training courses, given that it’s the much larger training facility. This site has enough training ground to enable us to train and test comfortably, on many categories simultaneously, and has recently received further investment with the installation of a modular building. This newly installed building will act as our head office and candidate training facility, to include W/C and shower amenities, 8 classrooms and a sizeable canteen and candidate
waiting area. WIFI is available throughout.
In total we’ve three accredited training venues, with our second facility being based 7-8 minutes west of the M4, junction 12 in Aldermaston. Here we are able to offer various courses, including a number of NPORS/CPCS and general health & safety categories. Our third training venue is situated alongside Heathrow Airport, however this facility is for classroom-based courses only, such as the Site Safety Plus suite and Appointed Person courses.
Across our three training centres we have a total of 14 classrooms, 3 canteen/dining facilities with refreshments readily available, good parking provision and of course a highly friendly, welcoming training environment. Additionally, we have access to third party training venues right across the UK.
Here at ACT Ltd, we own various items of plant, including 360 excavators, forward tipping dumpers, ride on rollers, telescopic handlers (Including a Slew machine), counterbalance forklifts, various forms of cranage including a Pedestrian Operated Tower Crane and have access to dozers and articulated dump trucks.
Here at ACT Ltd (Apple Construction Training ltd) we pride ourselves on our level of service and are passionate about our ability to offer our client base nationally accredited training that’s of real benefit both to the candidate and of course to the employer.
As we continue to grow we’ll work closely with the UKCG ‘United Kingdom Contractors Group’ and MHBG ‘Major Housebuilding Group’, who are the driving force behind the nationally accredited training and assessments we offer.
Our team are customer focused and forward-thinking and receive the very best in training & development. Given this, Apple Construction Training (ACT Ltd) have the ability to work as an extension of your training division – trusted advice, at every step.
Additionally, we employ highly professional, personable, time-served tutors who pride themselves on giving their candidates the highest quality of training. We really do have a reputation to be proud of.
Although ACT (Apple Construction Training Ltd) are driven by quality, we strive to remain among the most competitively priced within the industry, additionally taking control of any CITB grant applications where required to ensure we’re minimising your cost, and even maximizing your profitability where possible. We’ll simply need your company CITB Levy number at point of booking.
We work closely with our clients, ensuring the best and most effective results are achieved, to a timescale suited to both the client and candidate. Our administration function is streamlined and efficient; certificates and cards are issued the day we receive them. We also offer a collection and drop off service for candidates from the local train and bus stations, and all of our training centers have hotels and B&B’s within the vicinity.
Our aim is to give you one less thing to worry about, providing your training team with whatever information they need quickly and accurately. We are proud to be able to offer our clients complete flexibility to meet their needs whether this be early morning starts, late finishes or weekend work. If you would like to speak to some of our clients first hand and hear what they have to say about us, simply call us for details.
We would welcome the opportunity to talk to you in more detail about our offering, the benefits of choosing Apple Construction Training (ACT Ltd), your needs as a business, and additionally what we can do to assist in the streamlining of your training requirements.