Graham Gilligan

CPCS Tester- NVQ/QCF Assessor

Ainscough Training Services is the UK's largest independent provider of specialist training for the Management & Supervision of Lifting Operations and it is a CPCS accredited test centre as well as a CSkills assessment centre.

Graham works within a team of NVQ/QCF Assessors who deliver competence based qualifications for client's throughout the UK

Career Profile

Graham started his working career in the Royal Air Force, completing his service career as a Corporal in 2006. Graham served in many countries across the world including tours of Sardinia, Cyprus, Germany & Northern Ireland.

Graham joined Crane Hire Direct as a crane operator in 2006 operating mobile cranes up to 55 tonnes lifting capacity, as well as working as a slinger/signaller. He gained crane operating experience on construction, Utilities Sector, associated industry projects. Graham later joined A. Jardine & Sons operating Cranes and Slinging/Signalling

In 2008 Graham joined Ainscough Crane Hire operating mobile cranes up to 95 tonnes lifting capacity as well as working as a Slinger/Signaller and Supervisor.

Graham has now joined Ainscough Training Services Ltd offering his experience and knowledge for our clients and candidates

Relevant Industry Qualifications

- CPCS accredited

  • Appointed Person, Lifting Operations
  • Crane Supervisor, Lifting Operations
  • Mobile Crane
  • Slinger/Signaller


  • Safety Passport.
  • HGV Full License
  • A1 - Assessor Award
  • Working At Height
  • PTS Network Rail

More about me......

What is your favourite Pet?

Bert- The Guinnea Pig

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What is your favourite part of the day and Why?

Pick up time for my two boys at school