RTITB Accredited Below The Hook Vacuum Lifter Course

Get to grips with a range of glass, cladding and stone vacuum lifters with GGR’s one day RTITB accredited vacuum lifter course.

Boost your skills and join thousands of operators who have taken this 1-day course at our Centre of Excellence training facilities in Manchester and Haddenham.

A combination of hands-on practical training and theory, our RTITB vacuum lifter course is constantly reviewed and updated to take into account changes in legislation, standards and new equipment.

Proof of successful completion of the RTITB training programme, offered exclusively by GGR, is now a compulsory requirement for many principle contractors.

Many leading construction contractors will only allow contractors to work on their projects who have completed the course.

Our cost-effective course includes

  • Responsibilities under current legislation
  • Operator’s safety code
  • Selection of the correct lifter to ensure stability of the load
  • Daily pre-use inspection check list, including inspection and troubleshooting
  • Theory test and practical examination
  • Successful candidates are issued with a certificate and photo card.

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RTITB Accredited Below The Hook Vacuum Lifter Course

How long is the course?

1 day, from 9am to 5pm.

What does the course cost?

The cost of the course is a minimum of £1000 +VAT (for up to four candidates), with a further cost of £250 + VAT per candidate; up to a maximum of 10 candidates (depending on venue choice).

Where does the training take place?

We have two dedicated Centre of Excellence training facilities in Oldham, Manchester (OL9 0JA) and Haddenham, Buckinghamshire (HP17 8LJ)..

What does the course cover?

The one day vacuum lifter course covers:

  • Introduction to vacuum lifters
  • Introduction to controls
  • Determining your requirements and choosing the correct lifter for the job
  • Associated documentation
  • Correct lifting procedures
  • Theory examination
  • Practical examination

How can I pay?

You will need to pay for your CPCS course before the course commences.

You can pay 3 ways:

Credit card (Mastercard, Visa, Maestro). This is subject to 1.975% surcharge.

BACS Payment : the funds will need to be cleared prior to the start date of the course

Apply for an account with us, and receive a proforma invoice.

Please contact our depots to set up an account.

Training Terms & Conditions

1) Literacy:

All candidates MUST have a sufficient level of literary with the English language that will enable them to undertake the theory portion of the technical test. If a customer feels their candidate lacks this level of literacy, a CPCS approved interpreter can be provided at the customer’s expense.

2) Booking confirmation:

Once you have submitted a purchase order / booking confirmation for the training, your booking will be deemed ‘confirmed’.

Please note you will need to book at least 5 working days prior to the desired training date (as a minimum) so we are able to register you on the system.

When we have received your order, we will issue a booking acknowledgment, course information and joining instructions via email. Hard copy joining instructions will only be posted on request.

3) Fee payment:

Invoices will be issued immediately on receipt of purchase order. Payment is required prior to the course start date, unless specifically arranged. If payment is not received, the training course will either not commence or be cancelled.

4) UK Government Value Added Tax (VAT):

VAT will be charged at the standard rate, currently 20% (05-07-11)

5) Cancellation of booking:

Once the booking has been confirmed, no refund or training and/or testing will be given unless at least 10 working days notice is given or the training is cancelled by The GGR Group.

In any event of refund, we will need to deduct any notification fee, Health & Safety test cancellation or interpreter cancellation fees as these fees are paid immediately by The GGR Group to these third parties on receipt of your booking and are non-refundable.

6) Acceptance of Terms & Conditions by Customer:

When submitting your purchase order, you are deemed as having read, understood and accepted the above terms and conditions in respect of any training undertaken by The GGR Group.

RTITB Accredited Below The Hook Vacuum Lifter Course

Interested in taking a vacuum lifter course? Contact GGR Group today?