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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

  • A very enjoyable and comprehensive course, the instructor was very easy to listen to and understand. He provided everything I needed.

    Tom Lack

    European Metal Recycling Ltd

  • The instructors and staff where very knowledgeable and friendly, with first class training facilities.

    Michael Roberts

    Specialist Crane Hire

  • 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

  • Amazing environment, excellent value for money,all the staff very helpful.

    Glory Beedie

    Pinnacle PSG

  • The Instructor took the time to explain everything I needed and provided excellent and clear information. I would definitely recommend Ainscough Training Services.

    Chris Guy

    Marriott Drilling Africa Ltd

  • The course was beyond my expectations, the staff were professional, knowledgeable and friendly with high quality facilities.I would definitely recommend Ainscough Training Services.”

    Graeme Kellington

    Forbes Technologies Ltd

  • 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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