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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 trainers are very knowledgeable,professional and approachable. The facilities were excellent and I would definitely recommend Ainscough Training Services.

    Stuart Walker

    Hydrock Contracting Ltd

  • I will definitely recommend you to anybody leaving the forces or thinking about getting into the industry. From the first meeting, through to my final Crane test I was fully supported at all times. As a novice in the Crane industry my training was delivered in a way I could take in a little at a time with more and more slowly added till it all came together before the test’s which I was fully ready for. Everybody at Ainscough Training should be proud of what they do as it’s a very professionally run company.

    Steven J Frearson

    Ex MoD

  • The course was very thorough, and covered a great deal in such a compacted time frame. It went above and beyond my expectations and conveyed a great deal of the instructors knowledge and experience

    Carl Morgan Senior Technical Engineer

    BAE Systems Maritime – Submarines

  • Paul made what I originally thought was quiet a hard process to go through, very straight forward. His personal skills and professional knowledge were excellent. From start to finish the whole process has been very efficient and smooth.

    Simon Shippam

    Operations Technician Mechanical STORENGY UK

  • This has been my second time at Ainscough Training. I must say that the training, facilities and service that you all provide is outstanding with the added bonus of being thoroughly enjoyable. I would recommend your training. I will also be mentioning this to ELCAS on my Cse evaluation. Once again that you.

    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

  • 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

  • From beginning to end it was a pleasure to work with you guys. Danny my Assessor was very helpful in dead, as was Claire with all the administration contact; always spot on. You always complete our training to the high standard we require.

    Pat O Sulivan

    Kelly Integrated Transport Services

  • 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

  • My Assessor Danny was very helpful and professional. I had more than enough time to gather all my evidence together to submit. Whenever I needed any advice or information Danny was very helpful and answered all my queries. The booking process was really simple and easy to understand.The customer service was very professional.

    Craig Speakes Crane Co-ordinator / Deputy AP

    Infrastructure and Overseas Kier Construction

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