Wide Range of Industry Training Courses Available

Looking for industry recognised training courses which will provide you with a wide range variety of skills? Look no further, Ridgeway have you covered.  We offer training in everything from using a harness safely and working at height courses to COSHH awareness, from how to deliver effective toolbox talks to fire safety awareness.

Our training centre can cater for up to 20 members of your team and is available Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm with lunch included.

PASMA Courses

PASMA are the lead organisation within the UK for safety whilst using mobile access towers. A training course accredited by PASMA sets the standard in Health and Safety when erecting mobile access towers. PASMA is the most widely recognised access training standard in UK.

We have many different PASMA courses to suit your needs:

  • Towers for Users
  • Towers for Managers
  • Combined Towers and Low-Level
  • Work at Height Essentials
  •  Low-Level Access

Please click here for more information on the PASMA training.

If you would like to book your place on a PASMA course please click here.

CSR Courses

We offer accredited Construction Skills Register (CSR) Training.  CSR is a register of construction workers who have completed the industry approved training course and assessment in health and safety.  The aim of CSR is to raise standards of health and safety and provide recognition of skills, experience and qualifications attained.


To become registered, workers must complete a minimum of one day health and safety training   which Ridgeway’s accredited trainer can provide.  Operatives can also be assessed to ascertain their level of competency in their skill area.

Benefits of CSR:-

For employees:

– Proof of skills, competence and qualifications

– Improved health and safety awareness

– Enhanced employment prospects as a CSR card is increasingly required by contractors, clients and government

For employers:

– Improved health and safety awareness among the workforce

– CSR provides a solid foundation for staff training and development and ensures that health and safety awareness training is updated every 4 years

– Reduction in accidents on site

– Identification of personnel with recognised safety awareness training and skills

Please click here for more information on the CSR training courses.

If you would like to book your place on one of our CSR training course please click here.

Abrasive Wheel Mounting Training ½ Day Course: – It is suitable for superiors or operatives who are involved with the use and mounting of abrasive wheels and wish to comply with health and safety legislation and regulations.

Asbestos Awareness Training ½ Day Course: – The objective of this course is to raise awareness and understanding of the dangers of Asbestos in the construction industry.

CDM (2016) Regulations Awareness Training ½ Day Course: – The aim of the above course is to increase knowledge of the CDM regulations and how they should be interpreted with all parties involved understanding their roles

Coshh Awareness Training ½ Day Course: – This course aims to make operatives aware of the dangerous substances and how they can enter the body and damage your health.

Environmental Awareness Training ½ Day Course: – The aim of this course is to increase the candidate’s knowledge of environmental issues that may affect them while working on site.

Fire Safety Awareness Training ½ Day Course: – Undertaking this course aims to encourage fire safety in the workplace by ensuring all persons employed have a basic knowledge of fire safety.

Harness Safety Training ½  Day Course:- The safe use and maintenance of a Harness Safety Training course aims to explain the purpose, safe use and maintenance of safety harnesses, restraint lanyard, fall arrest and inertia reel systems.

Manual Handling Training  ½  Day Course:- The aim of the Manual Handing Training course is to increase candidate’s awareness of the risks associated with manual handling and how to adapt the correct manual handling techniques to prevent injury.

Roofing Operatives Safety Awareness Training 1 Day Course: – The aim of this course is to give roofing operatives a good understanding of the dangers when working at height and how to prevent and protect themselves from a fall.

Safe Use of Ladders and Steps Training ½ Day Course: – The Safe Use of Ladders and Steps training ensures that site operatives are aware of the proper use and maintenance of ladders and stepladders and how to properly use one.

Scaffolding Inspection Training 1 Day Course:- The aim of the Scaffolding Inspection Training is to provide candidates with knowledge of the Working at Height regulations and the proper erection and dismantling procedures for all types of scaffolding.

PASMA Training at Ridgeway

Please click here to book one of our training courses online.  If you would like to contact a member of our training services team please call either Belfast:  +44 (0) 28 9045 4599 or Ashbourne: +353 (01) 802 7173 or alternately click the button below to submit your enquiry via email

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