NSL Training

NSL Training

NSL offers a variety of specialised courses, mixing e-Learning and practical sessions to provide a blended learning experience.

Training can be delivered online, on-site at a client location, or at an NSL training centre where we have custom built facilities focused on delivering training to lifting teams, inspection personnel, site supervision & management, rescue teams.

NSL’s Training Facilities include a multi-storey rigging and lifting frame designed to simulate both offshore platform and multi-floor construction work sites, a man-riding winch & frame, dedicated inspection zones, a bespoke confined space training module and a simulated rigging loft.

NSL offer nearly 40 training courses, which include external awarding body accreditation from EAL, NPORS, RTITB and OPITO.

NSL Academy

Purpose built training centre

Our highly skilled lifting engineers and instructors can perform technical reviews or audits on your lifting operations to identify potential weaknesses or problems.

We will then make recommendations to enable issues to be addressed and assist with improvement to systems and processes.

Furthermore, NSL can help you resolve such issues by supplying a host of support services as follows:

  • On-the-job training, Coaching & Mentoring
  • Provision of bespoke training courses
  • Workplace competence assessment

Facilities

Operating and delivering at our advanced and ultra-modern training environment in Aberdeen, using our 3-storey rigging and lifting frame, we can simulate both offshore platform and multi-floor construction work sites.

We also offer training in Houston, USA via partner facilities.

Personnel

The NSL Academy Instructors are not only specialists in their fields, but they also have years of experience in rigging, crane and mechanical related operations.

To ensure the quality and consistency of our courses, Academy Instructors complete rigorous in-house training and are assessed on an on-going basis for each individual course to ensure they are competent to deliver to the high NSL standard.

In addition, all Academy Instructors are SQA approved skills assessors

Practical Industry led Training ensuring skills for improved Operational Safety in the disciplines of:

  • Lifting Operations
  • Inspection & Equipment Management
  • Working at Height & Confined Space
  • Health & Safety
  • Crane Training & Assessment
  • Forklift Training & Assessment

For a list of current training courses and ways to book please see the links below.

Purpose built training centre

Onsite Training

Training delivered in familiar settings

On-site training at client sites has the benefit of developing individuals in a familiar environment using a plant and equipment which the delegates know and understand. This gives real world "on the job" experience and knowledge in a cost effective and confidence raising manner.

Training delivered in familiar settings

Competence

Ensuring Knowledge & Capability

NSL have long been considered an innovator in the development of lifting personnel, can build on the knowledge, ability and behaviours of individuals and companies as whole.

Whether you require a bespoke competency framework or want to follow one of our accredited training schemes, we can tailor our delivery to suit.

NSL can also offer clients various training and competence process maps for disciplines such as:

  • Slingers
  • Banksmen
  • Riggers
  • Lifting Equipment Inspectors
  • Mobile and Pedestal Crane Operators
  • Site Competent Personnel, and
  • Lifting Technical Authorities
Ensuring Knowledge & Capability

E-Learning

Cost effective training at a time and place that suits you

eLearning is an extremely efficient way to train and learn, and our Learning Management System (LMS) gives you full control of your learners’ training.

Available eLearning courses

  • Rigging & Lifting Awareness
  • Working at Height
  • ASCO Packaging Standard
  • Regulations, Standards and Industry Guidance
  • The Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulation
  • Rigging Loft Management
  • Lift Planning
  • Subsea Lifting Operations
  • Gantry Cranes and Overhead Cranes
  • Cranes (Onshore, Offshore and Marine)
  • Equipment Certification
  • Helicopter Lifting Operations
  • LECOP

To book any courses, please contact us using the form below.

Cost effective training at a time and place that suits you

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