Allied Training Services Expands Facilities, Secures Major Accreditation

Aberdeen-based offshore training provider Allied Training Services has extended its training facilities with a £70,000 investment. It has also just secured the ISO 9001:2008 Accreditation.

Founded in 2002, Allied Training Services provides a range of health and safety courses to various industries, with a focus on the international energy sector. Initially dedicated to the training of forklift drivers, the company has now become a qualified rope access trainer through the Industrial Rope Access Trade Association (IRATA). The facility is the first venue in Aberdeen to offer simulated night time rope access training and provides training overseas in countries including Norway, Baku and Uganda.

Danny Lonie, managing director, Allied Training Services, said, "We are delighted to have secured our most recent accreditation -- this is one of the steps we have taken to strongly push the business forward and answer the requirements of the industries we operate in. As part of our long term strategy, we have invested a significant amount of money into our rope access facility to enable us to provide both practical and theoretical training.

"Initially a forklift training centre, we have now extended our services over the last few years and launched our rope access facility in 2009. We are looking forward to further developing our international presence this year and continue to secure the highest possible industry standards."

Allied Training Services is recognized as the leading authority on lift truck operator and instructor training with the only female assessor in Scotland. Its rope access courses are carried out at its facilities on Wellington Street, Aberdeen, and it also offers other training services at client's premises, offshore and overseas.