Failsworth Training Services Ltd

  • The most widely accepted card in the Construction Plant industry.
  • FTS are a founder member of the scheme,
  • Most major categories on our site in Bury, Greater Manchester (BL8 2BD), including Excavator, Telehandler, Dumper, Roller, Slinger, Lorry Loader (HIAB), Crusher/Screener plus more.
  • Plant NVQs to enable you to upgrade your CPCS Red Card to a Blue Card.
  • Theory training sessions and study notes to help you pass your test.
  • We can help you maximise the CITB Grants you can claim for your training – and help you apply.
  • Blue Card Renewals – Don’t leave it until the week before your card expires!
  • Established in 1992 with FTS as one of only 21 founder members.
  • A superb alternative to CPCS.
  • Flexible training, bespoke to your workplace or operational requirements.
  • A new CSCS affiliated card introduced in 2016 – accepted by major UK sites. Call our staff for details of how to obtain or upgrade to this card.
  • From Novice to Refresher and help with renewals.
  • On your site or at our centre in Bury, Greater Manchester (BL8 2BD).


  • Back in 1989, our MD Colin attained his FLT Instructor badge and the FTS story began.
  • We are still proud of our roots and our FLT Training Team
  • Full range of training on all types of Lift Truck.
  • Novice, Semi Experienced, Experienced and Refresher Training available.
  • On your site or at our premises in Skelmersdale.
  • Management and Supervisor awareness courses – do you know if your staff are operating safely?
  • Pre shift check books available to keep in your truck – contact us for one.


  • We offer all Plant Operations NVQs to upgrade a CPCS Red to a Blue Card.
  • CSCS Blue Card afilliated NVQs – General Construction (Groundworker), Steelfixing, Road Building, Formwork, Roof Sheeting and Cladding plus more.
  • Level 3 Occupational Work Supervision – Leading to a CSCS Gold Card. Carried out on your site via work based assessment and observation.
  • Assistance with CITB Grant Claim Forms from our fully trained staff.


  • Traffic Marshalling, Quick Hitch, 360 Lifting Operations
  • Manual Handling, Hand Held Disc Cutter (Stihl Saw)
  • IPAF – MEWP SCISSOR AND BOOM, Mobile Access Towers
  • First Aid
  • Bespoke training, tailored to your requirements.
  • Plus much more.

Upcoming Courses

NPORS Banksperson Vehicle Banksman Traffic Marshall Manchester Bury Stockport Failsworth Oldham

tbc February 2020

Vehicle Marshall
1 Day
Bury, Greater Manchester

from £85 + VAT pp

CPCS NPORS A09a Forward Tipping Dumper

2nd – 6th March 2020

CPCS A09a/A31 and NPORS
Dumper + Roller
Combined 5 day Novice Course
Bury, Greater Manchester

£995+ VAT

CSCS Green Card, CSCS Labourer Card, CSCS Card, Health and Safety, Site Safety Plus, Constructions Safety Awareness

tbc March 2020

Get a CSCS Green Card
Safety Awareness Course
1 Day
Bury, Greater Manchester


Lifting Operations with Excavator CPCS or NPORS Manchester, Bury, Failsworth, CPCS Red or Blue Card. NVQ Plant Operations

February 2020

CPCS A40d/A59c and NPORS
360 Lifting Ops
1 day Training inc Test
Bury, Greater Manchester

from £150 + VAT
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Telescopic Handler Manchester CPCS

24th – 28th February 2020

Telescopic Handler Novice Course
5 Days
Bury, Greater Manchester

£1095 + VAT

Next: w/c 23rd March 2020

Cat and Genny Course

March 2020

CAT and Genny
1 Day course
Bury, Greater Manchester

from £95+ VAT

A little about us…

  • Established 1989 in Failsworth, Manchester
  • Close to M60 / M62 / M66/ M61 Motorway Networks
  • Purpose Built 3 Acre Site
  • CPCS Test Centre in Bury, Greater Manchester
  • NPORS Accredited
  • NVQ Levels 2 and 3
  • FLT Fork Lift Training
  • Health and Safety Training
  • FTS Bespoke Training
  • CITB HS+E Test (aka CSCS test)
  • Highly Experienced Instructors


Training Centre
(Delegates, Correspondence and Visitors)

Failsworth Training Services Ltd
End of Wellington Street


Telephone:0844 844 7557
From a Mobile:0161 762 0834
Fax:0844 844 7558


C. Winward, S. Winward
Company registered in
England No: 5623082
Vat No: 876 1685 79

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