Magbiehill Park, Dunlop Rd, Kilmarnock KA3 3DX

Investing in the Future Workforce

Blackwood Plant Hire’s new training academy has been launched to address the skills gap within the industry and invest in the future workforce.

From a new six-acre training ground, operatives will gain the hands-on experience, skills and qualifications needed to work within the industry. The academy features a 12-seat classroom, with plans afoot for a second classroom to be added to carry out external training for different customers.

Upcoming Courses


Please contact us if you have any training requirements, below is an example of the training & testing we can provide.

NPORS Vehicle Marshall (N403) 1 Day

Course Aims To teach the delegate how to safely and correctly direct a driver who is manoeuvring a vehicle in accordance with British Standards Institute.

NPORS Fire Warden (N703) ½ day

This course will give you foundation training and assessment in undertaking Fire Warden duties and is suitable if you have received no formal instruction or,

NPORS Abrasive Wheels (N301) 1 day

NPORS Abrasive Wheels (N301) 1 day   This NPORS Abrasive Wheels course is suitable for those for those who operate, supervise, or manage the use

CPCS Telescopic Handler A17 (5 Days)

This course is for people with limited or no experience who want to learn to operate a telescopic handler. On passing the technical tests, we will apply for

More CPCS Courses

CPCS cards help prove people have the skills and knowledge to do their job competently onsite, they do this with: Support from a management committee

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