Marina Pedestal Crane

Aurelia Training was recently back at South Dock Marina in London training staff to operate this 20 Tonne Pelloby Pedestal Crane. Used to lift boats of all shapes and sizes out of the water, the crane is operated from a standing position using a hand held remote control unit. Although the crane is fairly simple […]

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Never Seen One Before

Having been around construction plant and machinery all his working life Aurelia instructor Trevor Anderson has never come across a backhoe that is operated from a standing position.   However,  Lesley Palmer who is only 5 feet tall and a member of the gardening team at Holkham Hall in Norfolk soon got to grips with […]

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Sunshine & Segways

Aurelia instructor Trevor Anderson recently learned a new skill while on holiday in Naples, Florida. After a 30 minute lesson in the ‘Parking Lot’, Trevor and nine other beginners were taken on a two hour tour around the streets and along the promenade of this very busy resort. This is quite amazing considering SEGWAYS are […]

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Caitlin Loves Her Volvo Truck

Coming from a farming background and having driven tractors for many years, converting to an ADT (Articulated Dump Truck) was no problem for Caitlin Clarke. Caitlin, who works for Buckingham Plant at the British Sugar Factory in Cantley, Norfolk, said the hardest thing was remembering to steer in the same direction as you need to […]

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Goodwood Revival

When scenic artist Alice Bolton landed a contract to paint a large mural at the famous Goodwood Revival she realised she would need to work from an access platform. After taking advice from Aurelia Training, Alice decided to attend a 1 day training course at our centre in Kentford in order to achieve an IPAF […]

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Loader Securer

Over the past few years there has been a large increase in the amount of accidents involving mobile plant during loading and unloading as well as falling from the trailer during transportation. The plant loader securer training is aimed at delivery drivers who are often expected to load different categories of plant and to secure […]

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It is never too late to acquire a CPCS Card

When most people have already retired, Granville Ethridge from Wymondham, Norfolk has recently passed his first CPCS test on an Excavator 360. At 69 years young, Granville is still working full time installing electrical sub-stations throughout East Anglia. Although Granville has been operating Excavators for many years, he needed the CPCS qualification to work on […]

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