Beyond Driving Delivers Winch Operator Training to London Ambulance Service NHS Trust HART Team in Newmarket

Beyond Driving Delivers Winch Operator Training to London Ambulance Service NHS Trust HART Team in Newmarket

At Beyond Driving, we take immense pride in our role as leading providers of essential driver and operator training. Today, we are thrilled to share that our team has been busy in Newmarket, delivering specialized winch operator training to the London Ambulance Service NHS Trust’s Hazardous Area Response Team (HART). This training is a crucial component of their ongoing Continuing Professional Development (CPD) to ensure they are always prepared for the challenges they face.

Comprehensive Winch Operator Training

Our winch operator training program is meticulously designed to cater to both new operators and experienced personnel requiring a refresher. The goal is to keep skills sharp, up-to-date, and at the highest standard. Whether it’s initial training or bespoke refresher courses, Beyond Driving is committed to providing exceptional instruction tailored to the specific needs of our clients.

Training Program Overview

Our comprehensive winch operator training covers essential topics and practical skills, ensuring that operators are well-equipped to handle real-world scenarios. Here’s what’s included in the training:

1. Legal Framework:

Health and Safety at Work Act (HASAWA)

Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER)

Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER)

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations (MHSWR)

2. Equipment Checks and Suitability:

• Conduct thorough checks to ensure all equipment is fit for purpose and safe to use.

3. Personal Protective Equipment:

• Proper use and importance of PPE during winch operations.

4. Assessment of Operation:

• Evaluate the safety and efficiency of the winch operation.

5. Rigging Safety and Stabilization:

• Techniques for safely rigging and stabilizing the winched object or vehicle.

6. Personnel Safety:

• Ensuring the safety of colleagues and third parties during operations.

7. Introduction to Basic Off-Road Driving:

• Training on established tracks and safe inclines to enhance operational capability.

8. Leading and Operating a Single Line Straight Pull:

• Mastery of single line winch operations.

9. Operating a Multi-Line or Angled Pull (if required):

• Advanced techniques for multi-line or angled pulls when necessary.

Training Details

Duration: 2 Days

Maximum Candidates: 3 per session

For more details on our training programs, visit Beyond Driving Standard Winch Training.

Client Testimonial

“We’re always really impressed with the training provided by Beyond Driving. The training they provide ensures that we can conduct rescues under pressure in any terrain.”

BARB Search & Rescue

Assured Quality

Our training programs are not only thorough and practical but also come with assured ROSPA qualification, ensuring the highest standards of safety and operational efficiency.

Get in Touch

For any inquiries or to schedule a training session, please contact us at Beyond Driving. Our team is dedicated to enhancing your operational readiness and ensuring you are prepared for any challenge.

By choosing Beyond Driving, you are investing in the safety, preparedness, and professional development of your team. Let us help you stay on the button for when you need to be, with training that meets the highest industry standards.


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