We are committed to safe working throughout our operations.

We deliver safety and plant equipment training both to our own J & D Pierce operatives, as well as those of external contractors.

With our SQA and IPAF approved J & D Pierce Training Centre, we promote new talent throughout our business, allowing us to deliver the highest standards on and off site. We offer the following courses to both our own staff and external parties:


MEWPs for Managers

Harness Inspection

Operator Licence Training



Appointed Person

Crane Supervisor

Slinger Signaller


Driver CPC (JAUPT)

Emergency First Aid at Work

Vehicle Loading and Load Security

Drivers Daily Walk-Around Checks

Drivers Hours and Tachograph Regulations

Manual Handling and Fire Safety



SSSTS – Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme

SMSTS – Site Managers Safety Training Scheme


SVQ Unit/SCQF Level 4 – Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (Labourer)

SVQ Level 2/SCQF Level 5 – Innovative Modern Methods of Construction: Steel Frame

SVQ Level 2/SCQF Level 5 – Controlling Lifting Operations: Slinger Signaller

SVQ Level 3/SCQF Level 6 – Controlling Lifting Operations: Supervising Lifts (Crane Supervisor)

SVQ Level 4/SCQF Level 7 – Controlling Lifting Operations: Controlling Lifts (Appointed Person)

Additional courses can be provided, bespoke to your needs. Contact us to find out more about;

Emergency First Aid

Manual Handling

Abrasive Wheels

Fire Safety and Fire Warden

Overhead Travelling Crane

Confined Spaces – Entry and Rescue

Training Enquiry

Alex Rose

Head of Skills Development

“As our sector’s need for improved safety evolves, our Training Division has grown and grown. On and off site, we are leading the delivery of safety and plant operative training, not only for own operatives but that of external clients too. Above all, our safety commitment to our clients is paramount to our operations.”

– Alex Rose

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