Update for City & Guilds certificate expiry dates

by Emily Godward

During these unprecedented times with COVID-19, Alpha Training have contacted City & Guilds in relation to the expiry of any C&G Confined Space certificates. This includes the following courses: C&G Confined Space Medium Risk : Water (6150-02) C&G Confined Space Medium Risk : Non Water (6150-52) C&G Confined Space High Risk : Water (6150-03) C&G […]

An update on our Climb for Henry

by Emily Godward

Following on from our January Mountain challenge a team of Alpha Group employees, associates, friends and family members pledged to walk the Llanberris Path up Mount Snowdon on the 7th March in ‘a climb for Henry’. In the weeks before the event, we kept a steady eye on the weather and just under a fortnight prior […]

Alpha achieves ISO 45001:2018 accreditation

by Emily Godward
Registration Certificate

Alpha are proud to announce ISO 45001:2018 certification as a new addition to their existing suite of accreditations. ISO 45001 is a new global standard for occupational health and safety. Alpha’s Head of Business Operations Louise Grant says: “Working in an accreditation heavy environment and having previously achieved ISO 9001, applying for ISO 45001 was […]

Alpha Training Safety Solutions Ltd and UK Power Networks renew confined spaces training agreement

by Emily Godward
UKPN logo

Press release Alpha Training Safety Solutions Ltd (Alpha) has been reappointed as the main supplier of confined space training for UK Power Networks with immediate effect after a robust and stringent procurement process. Alpha has supported UK Power Networks, which delivers electricity to 8.3 million homes and businesses across London, the East and South East, […]

Industry Spotlight: Health & Safety on Farms

by Emily Godward
Health & Safety on farms

Agriculture remains a high-risk industry as recent figures by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) show. According to the HSE, agriculture, forestry and fishing has consistently ranked as one the riskiest industry sectors with high rates of fatal injury. Just over one in a hundred workers work in agriculture, but it accounts for about one in […]

Case Study – On-site Confined Space Training for construction and haulage company

by Emily Godward
Training Academy

A West Sussex based construction and haulage company approached Alpha for an urgent requirement in on-site Confined Space Training. Their current provider was failing to provide them with training dates that accommodated their needs and way of working.  They required onsite training at short notice while remaining cost-effective. The firm provide muckaway and groundworks services […]

Alpha Training now EUSR approved training provider

by Emily Godward

We are excited to share that Alpha Training have recently been approved by the EUSR (Energy & Utility Skills Register) as a training provider. EUSR is the register of training and skills for the energy and utilities sector. Individuals that have undertaken training and/or assessment on EUSR schemes or programmes have these recorded against their registration […]

Step-by-Step Guide to CPR

by Emily Godward

According to the British Heart Foundation, there are over 30,000 cardiac arrests a year in the UK that happen outside of hospital where the emergency medical services attempt to resuscitate the victim. A cardiac arrest occurs when a person’s heart goes into a life-threatening rhythm and stops pumping blood around their body and to their […]

The value of assessments in learning and development

by Emily Godward

Love them or loathe them – assessments are a crucial step in the learning process. Put simply, they determine if the course’s learning objectives have been met. These days, teaching can take place in a wide range of situations both in the workplace or for a formal qualification – from traditional classroom training to distance […]