IPAF Approved
Training Center

Welcome To Tyne
& Wear Access

We are committed to empowering industry professionals through its comprehensive, accredited training programs. Our PASMA and IPAF training, we equip participants with essential skills and knowledge, ensuring safety and efficiency in the workplace.


PASMA (Prefabricated Access Suppliers’ and Manufacturers’ Association) Training is a highly valued course designed for professionals involved in the assembly, use, inspection, and dismantling of mobile access towers. These courses ensure workers are trained to a high standard of safety and competency, thereby reducing workplace accidents and improving efficiency. On completion, delegates are awarded a PASMA card as proof of their understanding of the necessary safety regulations and practical implementation.


The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) Training is a comprehensive course aimed at personnel who use powered access equipment, such as mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) and aerial work platforms (AWPs). This training ensures operators have the necessary skills to operate such machinery safely and efficiently. Upon successful completion of the IPAF training, participants receive a Powered Access License (PAL) card, which is widely recognized and accepted across industries worldwide.

First aid

First Aid Training at Tyne and Wear Access is a critical part of our service portfolio, designed to promote a safer and more responsive working environment. Our courses provide hands-on training in handling medical emergencies, from minor injuries to life-threatening conditions. Upon completion, participants are equipped with the knowledge and confidence to provide initial aid in a crisis, thereby contributing to a safer, more prepared workplace.

Our Sectors


At Tyne and Wear Access, our training services are designed to elevate the skills of industry professionals and create a safer, more efficient workplace. We offer a diverse range of courses, from PASMA and IPAF to Forklift training, each tailored to meet industry standards and regulations. Our training programs focus on practical skills and safety procedures, ensuring that each participant is adequately equipped to handle workplace scenarios.

Plant Hire

Our Plant Hire service provides an array of high-quality, well-maintained machinery for various construction and industrial needs. With flexible hire durations and competitive rates, we aim to make your project execution seamless and cost-effective. Whether you need excavators, dumpers, or loaders, we offer reliable solutions to meet your project demands, ensuring you can complete your tasks with efficiency and precision.

Machine Hire

Machine Hire at Tyne and Wear Access offers a wide selection of state-of-the-art machinery tailored to suit the diverse needs of our clients. From powered access equipment such as MEWPs and AWPs to forklifts, we ensure the machines you rent are in excellent condition and meet the highest safety standards. Our experts are available to advise you on the most suitable equipment for your specific requirements, ensuring optimal performance and productivity.

Emergency First Aid Courses

Tyne and Wear Access offers a robust First Aid Training Course, designed to equip participants with the essential skills and knowledge required to handle various medical emergencies in the workplace. Our training goes beyond theoretical knowledge, focusing heavily on practical, hands-on experience that enables swift and effective response when the need arises.

The course covers a range of critical topics, from administering basic first aid and handling minor wounds to responding to more severe conditions such as cardiac emergencies, choking, and unconsciousness. In addition, we teach participants how to use automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and cover the fundamentals of health and safety regulations in the workplace.

The course emphasises a proactive approach to injury prevention and prioritises the wellbeing of all personnel in a professional setting. Upon successful completion of the course, participants are awarded a First Aid certificate, demonstrating their capability to provide crucial initial response to a variety of medical emergencies.

Whether you’re an employer looking to ensure the safety of your staff or an individual wanting to broaden your skillset, our First Aid Training Course is a valuable resource, enhancing personal competence and promoting a safer, more prepared working environment.

IPAF Training

3A Mobile Vertical

The 3A Mobile Vertical course at Tyne and Wear Access equips operators with necessary skills for safe operation of vertical personnel platforms and mobile vertical lifts, such as scissor and vertical boom lifts. The course includes pre-operation checks, emergency procedures, and driving techniques, leading to a recognized IPAF certification upon successful completion.

3B Mobile Boom

Tyne and Wear Access’s 3B Mobile Boom course provides essential training for safe operation of mobile boom lifts or cherry pickers. It covers equipment inspection, hazard recognition, safety measures, and emergency procedures, with practical lessons on positioning and manoeuvring. Successful completion leads to an IPAF certification, confirming proficiency in operating these machines safely.

1B Static Boom

Tyne and Wear Access’s 1B Static Boom course imparts essential skills for safely operating static boom lifts, including truck-mounted platforms and spider lifts. The program covers equipment inspection, hazard identification, safety precautions, and emergency procedures, alongside practical lessons on machine positioning and manoeuvring. Successful completion leads to an IPAF certification, confirming the operator’s competence.

Pav – Push around vehicle

Tyne and Wear Access’s PAV course provides vital training for the operation of push-around vehicles. The course covers elements like equipment inspection, hazard identification, safety measures, and emergency handling, as well as hands-on instruction in effective vehicle control and manoeuvring. On successful completion, participants receive an IPAF certification, affirming their proficiency in safely operating these vehicles.

Machine Hire

At Tyne and Wear Access, our Machine Hire service is committed to supporting your projects with top-notch, reliable machinery. We understand that each project has unique requirements, and that’s why we offer a broad range of state-of-the-art equipment tailored to meet diverse operational needs. Our machines are meticulously maintained to ensure they meet the highest safety and performance standards.

Our experts are available to assist you in selecting the most suitable equipment for your specific project, ensuring you achieve maximum productivity and efficiency. With our flexible rental durations and competitive rates, we aim to provide solutions that are not only practical but also cost-effective.

We believe in more than just providing equipment; we’re here to offer solutions that drive your project’s success. So, whether you’re involved in construction, warehouse management, or any industry that requires high-quality machinery, trust Tyne and Wear Access for all your machine hire needs.