We are looking for a part time worker to join our office team. We build ropes courses, both large and small all over the UK and beyond and need someone who can hit the ground running. Being fully conversant with Word and Excel is a must. The role is varied and requires a level of flexibility and great organisation. […]
We have recently received our new Test rig with a working limit of 20 tonnes. The test rig can be used in a number of ways including pulling items to destruction, used to measure impact force as well as applying test loads and holding for a set period of time. e.g. 6 kN for 10 mins. […]
Do you have excellent Draughtsperson skills? We are looking for an freelance or part time worker to work with our CAD and Engineering team. We build ropes courses, both large and small all over the UK and beyond and need someone who can hit the ground running. Being fully conversant with AutoCad is essential. Desirable skills include – […]
Do you have excellent carpentry skills? We are looking for an associate to work with our construction team making elements for our ropes courses. You will be making decking for ropes courses as well as the other elements including play nets – training will be provided if necessary using a Swager. You will be able […]
We are pleased to announce that we can now supply the new Bornac safety system to our clients. The Smart Safety (SSB) securing system (used in conjunction with a full body harness) allows participants to be attached to a high ropes course or adventure park without compromising user safety – the unique Bornac securing pin block (“Tweezle”) prevents participants […]
Here are a few photos to show you what we’ve been up to over the last few weeks…we’ve been busy with training courses, inspections and refresher courses. We’ve travelled the length and breadth of the country – including visiting the most northerly ropes course in the UK!
Operational Inspection & Maintenance training course (27th – 30th June). Successful completion of this popular course will enable you to carry out Operational Inspections of your ropes course as a competent person under EN 15567. The course will be based at our training venue and includes the theory and practical inspection of wire rope, wood poles, fasteners, fixings […]
Well done to Emma – one of our Trainers – for delivering another great training course. She spent a week down at YMCA Fairthorne Manor (www.ymca-fg.org/) delivering High Ropes and Site Specific Instructor Training courses. The staff had a great time and Emma got some excellent feedback from their Senior Instructor: “The instructors that were […]
We run a variety of courses at our Training venue in Penrith. The Operational Inspection and Maintenance courses are great, four day courses and provide attendees with a broad understanding of the skills and techniques required to carry out operational inspections of ropes courses to comply with EN15567:2015 part 2—Operational Requirements. Provisional dates as follows: […]
We were very jealous when Stu came back from his training course in Jersey where the weather always seems to be lovely! However, the sun is eventually making an appearance here in Cumbria… Creep Valley Adventure Centre (www.creepyvalley.je/) always look after our Chief Trainer – thank you! Well done to all the staff who passed their […]
We are currently looking to recruit Freelance staff (with the possibility of it leading to a permanent contract) to work alongside our team building high ropes courses. The role involves working at height, so experience of this is desirable. If you have a Level 1 IRATA qualification then it will come in handy, but we […]
Operational Inspection & Maintenance training course (7th – 10th March). Successful completion of this popular course will enable you to carry out Operational Inspections of your ropes course as a competent person under EN 15567. The course will be based at our training venue and includes the theory and practical inspection of wire rope, wood poles, fasteners, fixings […]
We had a great couple of days at the Lyon Equipment Rescue Specialist Workshop held earlier in the month in Tebay, Cumbria. (www.lyon.co.uk/workandrescue/) Craig, Stu and Emma ran a workshop all about carrying out rescues from zip lines…see photos below. Lyon’s training facility was an excellent venue.
We have worked with Lyon Equipment to develop a heavy-duty Shear Reduction Block for the most versatile rigging possibilities. Designed for minimum anchor wear with 14mm maillon or suitable karabiner; Marine grade stainless steel used throughout; Multiple rigging options to suit anchor orientation, reducing the links in the safety chain and keeping ropes high; Fail-safe back-up […]
Well, it’s been a busy start to the Winter! We have built a brand low ropes course at Thurston Outdoor Education Centre on the shores of Coniston Water, Cumbria (thurston-oec.co.uk), carried out major structural works to the ropes course at the MacMillan Academy Centre for Outdoor Learning (www.macmillan-academy.org.uk) and inspected the high ropes course at […]