Scaffolding Courses

We provide training for scaffolding, confined spaces, forklift driving and rope access

SMS Training Institute is a subsidiary of the SMS Group of Companies which all provide specialised services to the mining, construction and oil & gas industries.

SMS Training Institute is a registered Training Organisation (RTO) that delivers cost effective training programs to individuals and corporate organisations.

We offer a range of Nationally Recognised Training programs relevant to a variety of industries, as well as the development and delivery of company specific training programs and courses.

Based in Welshpool, our modern purpose-built facility is fully equipped with all the necessary plant and equipment, all of which are subjected to very high standards of testing and inspection regimes, ensuring their efficiency and safety.

We are steadfast in our commitment to ensuring that our training provides the best learning experience possible for all candidates and, where applicable, their employers.

It is paramount to all our clients’, whether they are individuals or corporate organisations, that all our courses have positive outcomes that aid them in their own success.

In order to accomplish this, each of our courses are developed through rigorous consultation with industry representatives and subject matter experts. We continue to work extremely closely with our corporate clients to ensure all candidates achieve the knowledge and skills to safely, effectively and efficiently perform their duties.

All our courses can be delivered at our facility located at 63 Division St Welshpool. We are conveniently located, with easy access from Leach Highway, Roe Highway, Tonkin Highway and Orrong Rd/Graham Farmer Freeway.

If this is not convenient, we can arrange for training to take place at your workplace, enabling us to conduct courses at times suitable for your employees.

SMS Training Institute is very particular in ensuring our training staff are the best of the best. Our trainers and assessors have many years of industry experience and are encouraged to continue working with industry through work release schemes, consultative processes and registration with industry bodies.

All our staff are dedicated to assisting individuals achieve positive learning outcomes and are required to undertake regular professional development. We do this to safeguard our commitment to quality and to provide consistent development and delivery of our training programs, products and services.

We will not compromise the quality of our services. This is our guarantee to you.

SMS Training Institute provides a range of services including:

  • Nationally recognised training
  • Development and delivery of training programs tailored to company policies & procedures.
  • Verification of competency (VOC) assessments – confirmation of current competencies for new and existing workers
  • Challenge testing – similar to a VOC but more aligned to company policies and procedures
  • Advisory services
  • Auditing of scaffolding
  • Sales of tools and safety equipment
  • Independent safety inspections (workplace auditing)
  • Safety management plans
  • Risk assessments and safe work method statements

Contact our friendly and knowledgeable staff now for a chat; you’ll be glad you did.



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