Leading safety training company acquires Blackburn’s Higher Safety Training Solutions

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3B Training directors Matt Bewley, Rachael Patan and Dave Brooks
3B Training directors Matt Bewley, Rachael Patan and Dave Brooks

3B Training, a leading multi-accredited health and safety training company, has announced the acquisition of Blackburn-based Higher Safety Training Solutions Ltd for an undisclosed sum.

Wigan-based 3B Training has been established for more than 11 years and delivers health and safety, first aid, eLearning and NVQ Training to more than 30,000 people annually across the housing, social housing, construction, civil engineering and utilities sectors in the UK.

Its impressive industry accreditations include CITB, Highfield, IOSH, NEBOSH, UKATA, GQA, NPORS, CISRS and EUSR.

Dave Brooks, Executive Chairman of 3B Training Ltd said; “By acquiring Higher Safety & Training Solutions it will enable 3B Training to offer additional services and training to our existing clients as well as offering our own accredited training courses to Higher Safety & Training Solutions Ltd customers.

"We have invested heavily in our team and products over the last couple of years as we seek to build on our national reputation as a high-quality and innovative training provider for the construction sector.

"We aim to be world-class in all that we do and adding this complementary business helps us to achieve this.”

3B Training has expanded significantly in recent years, which saw it implement a recruitment drive already this year. With the new acquisition expanding the company’s growth 3B Training Ltd will continue its recruitment programme with the aim of having over 100 employees in its organisation within the next couple of years.

It also aims to double the volume of attendees on its courses by 2024.

Higher Safety & Training Solutions works across similar sectors and provides consultancy and training services from its training venue in Blackburn as well as in client’s offices and sites across the UK – accreditations included IPAF, PASMA, CABWI and Ladder Association, amongst others.

Ross Ciraolo, Founder and Managing Director of Higher Safety & Training Solutions Ltd said; “I am delighted to be teaming up with 3B Training to bring the very best Health and Safety training to the UK.

"Our services are second-to-none which enables industries across the UK to have easy access to a wide selection of training to suit their needs and requirements.

"Becoming part of the 3B family will offer an even greater depth of services to our clients and further professional development opportunities for the team”.