Training Courses

Part of our complete service

In response to requests from customers, over the years we have developed a range of winch training courses. These have gradually evolved and been added to and we are now able to offer winch trainer and winch maintenance as well as ‘train the trainer’ style courses. We’re delighted to be able to offer these courses as we believe this fits well with our basic philosophy of offering a complete service to the many and varied industries we supply.

Training is specifically tailored for many organisations and private companies including:

  • Fire and Rescue Services
  • Recovery Operators
  • Plant Hire Companies
  • Vehicle Recovery Companies
  • Utility Companies
  • Military Personnel
  • Police Authorities
  • Government Agencies
  • Environmental Agencies
  • 4 x 4 & Caravan Clubs

Courses offered

Winch Operator

This module is aimed at operators who use recovery type winches as part of a work schedule or operation. This also includes recovery equipment and attachments. More information.

Winch Maintenance

This module is aimed at technicians who maintain and repair recovery type winches as part of a maintenance routine. This includes using a load cell and the resetting of load limiting switch
fitted to BHW winches to meet BSEN 14492. More information.

Winch Instructor

This module is aimed at existing industry instructors who on occasion, are required to teach operators to use recovery type winches as part of a work schedule or operation. This also
includes recovery equipment and attachments. A prerequisite to the student attending the course is that they must already hold an industry recognised teaching qualification. More information.

About our trainers

Background Qualifications:

  • IVR Level 2 Instructor Qualification
  • ITSSAR CAT4 Tutor
  • All VR Certificates as an Operator
  • CITP (Certificate in Teaching Practice) Level 3 Instructor Qualification
  • ROSPA Freelance Instructor Qualification
  • British Red Cross First Aid Instructor Qualification

To find out more about our winch courses, please speak to our sales team on: +44 (0)20 8953 6050¬†or email [email protected].