Dave Patten

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.

Dave works within a team of Instructors and NVQ/QCF Assessors who deliver competence based qualifications for client’s  throughout the UK

Career Profile
Dave started his Military career in the 1990 as a Royal Logistics, completing his service as a Full Corporal in 2002. Dave served in many countries across the world including tours of Germany, Kenya Northern Ireland, Balkans, Canada, Africa, Australia and Poland.

Dave was as a crane operator during his forces career, operating mobile cranes up to 35 tonnes lifting capacity, as well as working as a Crane Supervisor. He also attained his assessor qualification during his personal Development. Following his military career, Dave commenced work with the UK’s largest Crane Hire Company. Dave spent 12 years at Ainscough Crane Hire operator operating cranes up to 100t.

Dave 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
A66 Compact Crane
HGV Full License
Working at Height Rescue
Safety Passport