Cookie Policy
This Cookies Policy sets out the basis on which we, Tyne & Wear Access, use cookies and similar technologies on or in relation to our website Tyne & Wear Access. This Cookies Policy is effective from 25 May 2018.

What Are Cookies?
Cookies are small data files sent by a website’s server to a web browser, processor memory or hard drive and stored there. They can be used for a range of different purposes, such as customising a website for a particular user, helping a user navigate a website, improving that user’s website experience, and storing that user’s preferences and login information.

What are the different types of Cookies?
Cookies can be classified as either ‘essential’ or ‘non-essential’.
Essential cookies: these are cookies that are either –

Used solely to carry out or facilitate the transmission of communications over a network; or
Strictly necessary to provide an online service (e.g. our website or a service on our website) which you have requested.

Non-essential cookies: these are any cookies that do not fall within the definition of essential cookies, such as cookies used to analyse your behaviour on a website (‘analytical’ cookies) or cookies used to display advertisements to you (‘advertising’ cookies).
Cookies can be classified as either ‘session’ or ‘persistent’, depending on how long they last after they are placed on your browser.
Session cookies: session cookies last for as long as you keep your browser open. They expire when you close your browser.
Persistent cookies: persistent cookies expire at a fixed point in time or if you manually delete them from your browser, whichever occurs first.

What type of Cookies do you send to me device?
This website, Tyne & Wear Access, only uses Essential cookies which are present solely to allow the proper functionality of the website.

How to accept or reject Cookies.
There are a number of different ways in which you can accept or reject some or all cookies. Some of the main methods of doing so are described below.
You are welcome to block the use of some or all of the cookies we use on our website simply be clicking ‘Decline’ on the bottom toolbar. This decision can also be changed at any point you wish. However, please be aware that doing so may impair our website and its functionality or may even render some or all of it unusable.
You should also be aware that clearing all cookies from your browser will also delete any cookies that are storing your preferences, for example, whether you have accepted cookies on a website or any cookies that are blocking other cookies.
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Our Courses

IPAF Training
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.
PASMA Training

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.

Fork Lift Training
Forklift Training is an essential program for anyone looking to operate forklift trucks in a professional capacity. It covers essential skills, including safe operation, loading and unloading, and maintenance. The training is specifically designed to reduce the risk of accidents in the workplace, increase efficiency, and ensure compliance with health and safety legislation. Once the course has been completed, trainees receive a forklift operator’s certificate, demonstrating their proficiency and adherence to safety standards.
First Aid Training
The First Aid Course at Tyne and Wear Access provides essential training in life-saving techniques, emergency response, and medical care. Aimed at individuals across various professions, the course covers CPR, wound care, handling medical emergencies, and use of first aid equipment. Taught by experienced medical professionals, participants gain hands-on practice and earn recognized certification. This valuable training equips individuals with the confidence and skills needed to respond effectively in a medical crisis.