call 01429 295000

Main menu


You are here

Seymour Skills Academy


Seymour Skills Academy is a specialist North East based training centre providing a wide range of accredited and bespoke construction and civil engineering plant training to meet the needs of companies and individuals alike. The Skills Academy offers learners the opportunity to train within an 11 acre, real-life construction site environment, equipped with industrial plant and machinery, a specialist confined space unit, classrooms and welfare facilities.

We provide a portfolio of certified and accredited training courses and testing across a range of Plant Operations & Lifting categories suitable for novices, experienced workers and those requiring refresher courses.

The Academy also offers Groundwork Apprenticeships, supporting SMEs and larger organisations to maximise their Apprenticeship Levy spend for new and existing staff, in addition to NVQ qualifications in General Construction and Construction Operations.

We offer free consultations and informal Academy site visits to help us better understand your requirements and identify the most appropriate training options to suit individual or business need.

Please call Donna King, Skills Academy Training Manager for more information on 07519 111057 or email

Seymour Skills Academy, Brenda Road, Hartlepool TS25 2BW

Course TitleNext Start Date (s)DurationTimesMore Info
Working in Low Risk Confined SpacesOn Request  LINK
Working in Medium Risk Confined SpacesOn Request1 Day8am - 4pmLINK
Rear Tipping Dumper - Refresher (N205)On Request1 Day8am - 4pm LINK
Rear Tipping Dumper - Test Only (N205)On RequestHalf Day8am - 12noonLINK
Forward Tipping Mini Dumper (N139)On Request  LINK
Forward Tipping Dumper - Refresher (N204)On Request 1 Day8am - 4pmLINK
Forward Tipping Dumper - Test Only (N204)On RequestHalf Day8am - 12noonLINK
Excavator Micro (Up to 1 Tonne) (NO16)On Request  LINK
Excavator  (Below 10 Tonne) - Refresher On Request1 Day8am - 4pmLINK
Excavator  (Below 10 Tonne) - Test OnlyOn RequestHalf Day8am - 12noonLINK
Excavator  (Above 10 Tonne) - RefresherOn Request1 Day8am - 4pm 
Excavator  (Above 10 Tonne) - Test OnlyOn RequestHalf Day8am - 12noon 
Detection of Underground Services (Cat & Genny)On RequestHalf Day8am - 12noonLINK
Asbestos AwarenessOn RequestHalf Day1pm - 5pmLINK
Slinger/Signaller (N402)On Request  LINK
Manual HandlingOn Request  LINK
Ride-on-Roller - RefresherOn Request1 Day8am - 4pmLINK
Ride-on-Roller - Test OnlyOn RequestHalf Day8am - 12noonLINK
Abrasive WheelsOn Request   To follow
NRSWA  Streetworks for OperativesOn Request5 Days8am - 4pmTo follow
NRSWA  Streetworks for SupervisorOn Request5 Days8am - 4pmTo follow



Seymour Civil Engineering Footer
19+ Adult
19+ adult
Higher Education
higher education
Employers & parents
employers & parents