COVID-19 Update 01.02.2021
Train with confidence at Ainscough Training Services Ltd
Following the governments announcement for the 3rd national lockdown in Janaury, when we were allowed to remain open.
All our courses scheduled to take place from 4th January will still go ahead, COVID compliant.
We are a safety critical education and training company serving the construction, utilities & other keyworker industries. It is essential that key workers in the lifting industry can continue to work safely and receive the necessary training to carry out their duties.
Ainscough Training have introduced a vast range of measures to ensure our training centre is as safe as possible for candidates and staff.
When you enter the training centre you will be required to log in to our Swipedon System. This will ensure we have all your details for governments track and trace.
The NHS track and trace QR code is visible at reception for you to download.
You will be greeted by your instructor who will direct you to your area for training. (If your instructor is not there please ring the bell)
Please use the sanitising station on entry
Your Instructor will be wearing a face shield.
Each area has its own sanitising stations and stickers along the floor to mark the two-metre distance.
Our communal areas are kept to a minimum with signs indicating the strict number of people allowed in the area.
We have a dedicated cleaning company who thoroughly cleans each area prior to the courses commencing, there is also additional self-serve cleaning facilities.
All our NVQs are conducted on a one to one basis and can be done remotely with practical elements assessed outside socially distant
If you experience any symptoms that you think may be linked to Coronavirus, please alert your Instructor immediately and you will be required to go home and self- isolate.
If you are at home and experience any symptoms, please do not come into our training centre. Please notify us as soon as possible that you will not be able to attend by calling 01772 623591 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and seek a test via the NHS.
Any new updates provided by our training centre, specifically in relation to Coronavirus will be placed on this page and our main social media channels. At this time, it is vital that the contact details we hold for you are correct and up to date.
All candidates travelling to and from the centre on public transport are required to follow official Government guidance and wear a face covering for the duration of their journey (unless exempt).
Once on our site, you will be required to wear a face covering in any communal areas. Face coverings in the training room are optional, as all our classrooms meet the social distance guidelines of 2 metres, however the Instructor will be wearing a face shield.
We also take advantage of our vast out- door area, however strict social distancing rules still apply.
If you are taking your health & safety touch screen test with us, you will be required to wear a face covering during the test
Will I have to bring food and drink with me, or will food outlets be open?
We encourage all candidates to bring a bottle of water with them. Individual packed lunches will be provided. Your joining instructions will ask for any dietary requirements, or you can contact us a minimum of one week prior to the course to let us know your requirements.
Should another lockdown occur, forcing the centre to close buildings, teaching will go to on-line learning for the Appointed Person category and all other courses that need to be rescheduled will have the option be refunded or can rebook on a later date.
If someone you live with tests positive for Covid-19, and following Public Health England’s guidance, you are required to self-isolate for 14 days. Please inform the training centre as soon as possible.
If you are training at our Central London Waterloo venue at the Union Jack Club. Please visit their website for the latest COVID-19 update. https://www.ujclub.co.uk/
Please click here for The Union Jack Club COVID-19 Risk Assessment: