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Trading names:
Simian Skill

Only levy paying employers can work with this provider

About this provider

We are an occupational health and safety consultancy and training provider which specialises in scaffolding and work at height. We provide a wide range of training programmes covering all aspects of scaffolding, including apprenticeships. We have delivered training and consultancy support to over 2,500 employers in the past 10 years throughout the country.

We are based in Birchwood, near Warrington, where we have dedicated scaffolding training facilities.

We are a member of a number of health and safety and scaffolding industry federations and committees. We hold a number of internationally recognised scaffolding industry training and assessment accreditations. All of our instructors and assessors have substantial industrial site experience.

What employers are saying

Based on 2 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 1 out of 2 reviews
  • Good 1 out of 2 reviews
  • Poor 0 out of 2 reviews
  • Very poor 0 out of 2 reviews


  • Communication with employers (1)
  • Getting new apprentices started (1)
  • Improving apprentice skills (1)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (1)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (1)
  • Training facilities (1)

Things to improve

  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (1)

2 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Accessing and Rigging Framework 2 Details
Scaffolder Standard 2 Details

Contact details

Phone number:
0845 602 2418

Annual survey results

Employer satisfaction:
no data available
Learner satisfaction:
no data available

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Explain levels

Apprenticeships are set at different levels of difficulty from the equivalent of GCSE (level 2) up to postgraduate (level 7)

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