Lantra is the industry body supporting skills, education and training for the UK’s environmental and land-based industries. Lantra develop a flexible and responsive framework of qualifications and training, from national occupational standards. This ensures that industries within the sector have sufficiently-qualified, experienced staff, whose skills and experience are recognised.
The Work at Height Regulations 2005, require that the assembly, dismantling or alteration of mobile access towers should only be undertaken by a competent person. Newlife assure that all staff receive PASMA-accredited training, to demonstrate that they have sufficient professional knowledge, actual experience, and authority to enable them to carry out their technical duties, safely and effectively.
All our operatives are IPAF-certified, and carry the industry-recognised Powered Access Licence (PAL) card. The PAL card is accepted as proof of the highest quality of training for platform operators, and conforms to the international standard ISO 18878:2004, for mobile elevating work platforms. Newlife operatives are trained in the use of a range of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP’s) including scissors lifts, self propelled booms and vehicle mounted platforms.
CPCS is the largest and most highly-recognised card scheme for the plant industry. It helps to prove workers’ operating skills and health and safety awareness. CPCS provides a single skills card for the plant sector of the construction industry.