UTN Training was established in 1996 to meet a specific need within the Construction Industry to ensure that Public Utilities Companies and their contractors received adequate training to comply with the New Roads & Street Works Act 1991 (NRSWA).
Following on from the success of this specific training, UTN expanded rapidly to meet the customers needs, with the many and varied requests for general and safety training within other industries. As well as expanding its portfolio of Construction Skills training i.e Plant Operation. More recently, UTN introduced more Management training courses for SMSTS, IOSH and NEBOSH
In August 2012, AFI-Uplift Limited acquired the assets of UTN Training. AFI-Uplift is number two in the UK powered access rental industry. Since May 2002 AFI have grown substantially in size and reputation. AFI Training is already a significant training provider and is one of the UK’s largest providers of IPAF, PASMA and other Working At Height courses as well as Instant Training who are also part of the AFI group of companies. This gives UTN customers the added advantage of having access to AFI’s 20 training centres throughout the UK and the AFI team of over 12 trainers.
The now enlarged AFI, Instant and UTN Training safety-related business includes Working At Height, Abrasive Wheels, Manual Handling, Asbestos Awareness, Site Safety, First Aid, Confined Spaces and New Roads & Street Works.
The Company aims to be a leading provider of training to businesses and government agencies both large and small in the areas of not only construction skills but of safety and health and personal development.
To achieve this, the management team at the AFI group of companies adopts a policy of continual professional development of staff and services alike. Having well-trained and motivated staff ensures sustainable competitive advantage, providing a natural growth in selection of current and future services and products.
Our clients needs feature very strongly in selection of current and future services. Constant review and appropriate change to maintain client satisfaction will be paramount in the drive to produce excellence.
We pride ourselves on customer satisfaction, which intern generates repeat business from long term clients along with referrals.