Training at MTS

Gain nationally recognised qualifications with our in-house training team.

We run weekly courses for water industry and drainage operatives. You can learn at our training centre in Rochester, Kent where we cater for both groups (up to 12) and individuals. Or we can bring the course to your workplace.

Contact us now for availability and our very competitive rates. Details of current courses below.

  • EUSR Water Hygiene "Blue Card" – half day course

    The Water Hygiene Card course is aimed at those who work in the production of drinking water supplied by regional water companies. The course provides a basic understanding of the importance of maintaining good hygiene standards while working with potable water. Cardholders will appear on the Energy and Utility Skills Register (EUSR) – in the industry the Water Hygiene Card is often referred to as the "Blue Card".

    At the end of the course participants should:

    • Be fully aware of the ways in which potable water could be contaminated;
    • Understand that it is their responsibility to prevent the water becoming contaminated;
    • Obtain the nationally agreed level of training, testing and medical clearance by successfully completing the National Water Hygiene test.

    For the latest course dates, availability and competitive rates please email or or call 01634 285807.

  • EUSR Utility Water SHEA "Green Card" – one day course

    The water industry accredited SHEA Water Passport (Utility Water Safety Health and Environmental Awareness Passport) course is aimed at those who work for water companies or who contract for them. The SHEA Water Passport is often referred to as the "Green Card".

    A water company may require that anyone who is involved in the operational activities of the water industry, or who may require access to operational sites, attends this course.

    The SHEA Water Passport is affiliated with the CSCS Scheme and allows water industry workers to access construction sites for utilities work without the need to obtain a CSCS card.

    Modules cover health, safety and environmental law and practices plus a range of water industry operations. Successful participants will have demonstrated an appropriate level of knowledge and awareness.

    For the latest course dates, availability and competitive rates please email or or call 01634 285807.

  • First Aid Courses

    First Aid at Work - 3 day course

    It is a requirement of the Health & Safety law that employers provide a safe and healthy environment to work in. If your company’s assessment of First Aid needs requires qualified first aiders, then this level 3 qualification (level 6 in Scotland) will provide you with suitable, highly trained personnel.

    This comprehensive three-day course covers a wide range of first aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with emergency situations with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way. In addition, this course will include any protocol changes that may have arisen since their last training course.

    This course will give the participants a qualification to the highest level of First Aid, meeting the statutory requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

    Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work - 1 day course

    Where an organisation’s risk assessment of First Aid needs identifies that there is a requirement for Emergency First Aid at Work practitioners, then this national Award in Emergency First Aid at Work satisfies the requirements of the regulatory body for First Aid – the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

    All learners will have the skills and knowledge to provide the organisation with Emergency First Aid that can provide treatment to their casualties in a prompt, safe and effective manner.

    We also offer the following training, which can be combined to your particular requirements:

    • Paediatric First Aid 1 day course
    • Oxygen therapy Administration ½ day
    • Management of Anaphylaxis ½ day
    • CPR & AED ½ day course

    For the latest course dates, availability and competitive rates please email or or call 01634 285807.

  • New Roads and Street Works Act: Signing, Lighting & Guarding - one day courses

    NRSWA Signing, Lighting and Guarding Operative (unit 2) – one day course

    This course provides delegates with the knowledge and practical skills required to sign, light and guard streetworks and roadworks in line with the New Roads and Streetworks Act 1991, revised 2002 Code of Practice (NRSWA). The training covers the setting out of traffic lights, signs, cones and barriers.

    NRSWA Signing, Lighting and Guarding Supervisor (unit 10) – one day course

    This course is designed for operatives and supervisors who are required to erect or monitor the erection of signing, lighting and guarding for work on the roadways and highways.

    For the latest course dates, availability and competitive rates please email or or call 01634 285807.

  • Manual Handling – one day course

    This Manual Handling Training Course provides the necessary information and training for organisations to understand more about the risks associated with manual handling, how to undergo a risk assessment and how to ensure appropriate control measures are put in place.

    For the latest course dates, availability and competitive rates please email or or call 01634 285807.

Why choose MTS?

  • 24/7 Reliability 01634 250326

    There is always someone to take your call - Our field service teams operate round the clock every day of the year.
  • Rapid response

    With hub depots throughout the region, we operate a highly flexible scheduling system. We instruct our nearest available tracked field service for the quickest response.
  • Competent first time fix

    Our fully qualified and experienced teams use high performance equipment to fix problems first time with no need for back up resources or second visits. We ensure the optimum solution for your needs.
  • Extensive range of waste solutions

    Our waste management services are available for both individual jobs and more complex packaged solutions. We offer a one-stop shop whatever your requirements and we are continuing to expand our range of services through innovation and investment.
  • Experienced and qualified team

    All management and staff receive full training and are qualified to demanding industry standards in their specialised disciplines. MTS invests in its people and, with low staff turnover, retains a considerable depth of experience to ensure Customers receive the best service. Email our team today at
  • Full QUENSH management systems

    MTS operates an integrated management system comprising the individual accreditations for ISO 9001 (Quality), 14001 (Environment) and 18001 (Health and Safety). Certified and regularly audited for compliance by BSI Customers are assured of rigorous processes and procedures supporting front line service delivery
  • Trusted service provider

    MTS is entrusted by major water companies across Southern and South East England to work safely to the highest performance standards under stringent environmental and financial control. Rail, airport and highway agencies similarly demand safe and secure services from MTS for the maintenance of critical infrastructure with minimum risk to the travelling public


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