Training Services

Accredited by the National Skills Academy for Rail, our training department delivers high quality internal and external training to industry

Our in house training division ensures that we train our staff to the highest possible industry standards.

Having achieved accreditation with the National Skills Academy for Rail (NSAR), we can offer training services in house and externally to the rail industry.

We are accredited to deliver numerous courses including Sentinel Training and assessment of OTP Operators, Machine Controllers, Crane Controllers and Lift Planners - Single lift and Tandem lift.  In addition we are also accredited to deliver the Industry Common Induction.

We are also able to train construction plant operators to industry standards in preparation for an external CPCS test.

We have a fully equipped training centre situated at the Midland Railway Centre in Butterley, Derbyshire, where the practical and theory sessions of courses can be delivered. 

We can also carry out theory only courses at any of our offices across the UK, or at a suitable location of your choice.

Training Services

The courses we offer include:

On Track Plant Operators

  • Road Rail Excavator
  • Road Rail Excavator/ Crane
  • Self-Propelled Mewp
  • Highway Based Vehicle
  • Dumper
  • Crawler Tractor/Dozer
  • Motorised Trolley

OTP Attachments

Ballast Brush Attachment, Ballast Excavator Attachment, Ballast Plough Attachment, Ballast Profile Blade Attachment, Cable Drum Carrier Attachment, Clam-shell Bucket Attachment, Drag Clamp Attachment, Fast-clipper Attachment, Flail (vegetation control) Attachment, Hydraulic Grab Attachment, Hydraulic Panel & Rail Lifting Beam Attachment, Hydraulic Sleeper Placer/Spacer Attachment, Rail Cropper Attachment, Tamper Attachment, Thimble Attachment, Tilt Rotator Attachment, Trailer Attachment, Vacuum Excavator Unit Attachment, Vacuum Lifter Attachment.

On Track Plant Lift Planner including Single Lift & Tandem Lift


Machine Controller

Crane Controller

Civils plant operator

  • 360 excavator
  • 180 excavator
  • Dumper
  • Telehandler
  • Skid Steer
  • Dozer
  • Mobile Elevated Work Platforms
Training Services

Our Training & Support team are here to answer your questions

Aspin provide training and support for a range of services - we have a highly experienced team of operatives and consultants in place across 7 UK locations.