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Raising Standards

We are a CPCS & CSkills Award Accredited Test centre for Training and NVQs. All our instructors and assessors are highly knowledgeable with many years real life industry experience.


Exceeding Expectations

There are no hidden costs and we accept MoD resettlement funding and Enhanced Learning Credits (ELCAS). We offer cost effective ways to go from CPCS Red Card to CPCS Blue Card.


Delivering Results

Training is delivered in our outstanding learning environment at our bespoke training facility in the North West. Training & NVQs are available at clients own sites, throughout the UK & overseas.


Our Courses / NVQs

Our vision is to be the UK's No.1 choice for Training & NVQ's for Safer Lifting Operations. Ainscough Training Services Ltd is one of the UK's largest independent, specialist training providers.

CPCS Appointed Person A61

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CPCS Crane Supervisor A62

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CPCS Slinger Signaller A40

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CPCS Mobile Crane Operator A60

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CPCS Plant & Vehicle Marshaller A73

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NVQs/CPCS Blue Card

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What Our Clients Say

  • The course was exceptional, with a trainer who knew what he was talking about, from experience, not just by the text books.

    Nigel Banks

    ISG Construction

  • The training is first class along with all the facilities at the location. The Trainers and Assessors are extremely knowledgeable in their fields and also have great personalities which is very comforting when studying. Ainscough Training are by far the best that I have ever been with and would highly recommend them to anyone who wants to study in lifting operations.

    Mark Dalton Company Director

    HSE Global Services Ltd

  • The course was very good and Gary’s knowledge of the subject was excellent. I don’t think there was a question asked that he didn’t know the answer to.

    Colin Proffit-Jones TechIOSH

    Group Health and Safety Advisor Watkin Jones Group

  • The Assessor was very patient and thorough. He conducted himself in an extremely helpful and professional manner. The help and support I got from the admin team helped make the whole process go smoothly”.

    Patrick Bracken

  • Thank you for all the time and effort you gave to me prior and during my course. Especially to the instructors Steve and Dale. Plus for all your help with the ELCAS process. It has been much appreciated and allowed me to enjoy & pass the course.

    David Hollingworth

    Ex Mod Personnel

  • My Assessor was professional, courteous. My thanks to Claire who was very courteous and made the NVQ process pleasant and stress free. Ainscough Training Services is an excellent training body providing a top class service.

    Jason Keane

    Allseas UK HSE Manager Laggan Tormore Project

  • I just wanted to say thanks for coming to our office this week and meeting with the candidate. I realise that this was above and beyond what can be expected. I had a chat with him after your session and he seemed much more at ease about the upcoming test than he had been previously.

    Fiona Smith

    Work and Learning Coach (MYS) Crisis UK

  • Excellent trainer; lots of patience and kept us all engaged. The Tester put us all at ease on the day of the exams. A tough course but delivered by very professional tutors. I will have no issues in referring anyone from my organisation to Ainscough Training.

    Tony Iveson

    Project Manager Skanska Utilities

  • I was very happy with the NVQ process; I am always very busy on site and I was allowed a sensible period of time to compile the documentation required. Due to the advice from Graham my Assessor, I was able to produce evidence for all the categories required and successfully completed the NVQ.

    Richard Taylor

    ISG Construction

  • Tim was extremely helpful and knowledgeable. He made the NVQ run very smoothly and was on hand to answer any queries I had during the process. I was very impressed with Ainscough Training Services.

    Simon Gould

    ISG Construction

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