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AFI orders 100 more Versalift 13.50m Van Mounted Cherry Pickers

10 December 2021 Email this article

One of the UK's powered access specialists, AFI group of companies have finalised another order for an additional 100 new Versalift VTL135F van mounts to add to the growing Facelift van mounted fleet. These vans can work in many industries but are in particular demand from AFI and Facelift customers who are supporting the UK infrastructure. Because they weigh under 3.5t they can be driven on a n ... more

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First Aspen A-62 Underbridge Inspection Unit in Europe goes to Facelift

15 July 2021 Email this article

One of the UK's leading powered access specialists, Facelift (part of the AFI group of companies) is the first to order the Aspen A-62 Bridge Inspection Unit from Versalift.  The Aspen A-62 enables operators to make optimal inspections, review bridge conditions from above, alongside, or below, and is purpose-built for European bridges.  It will arrive early Q4 2021, to join Facelift&rsqu ... more

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FACELIFT INVESTS IN 32 VERSALIFT FORD TRANSIT VAN MOUNTED PLATFORMS

16 October 2020 Email this article

Leading access platform hire specialists Facelift, (part of the AFI group of companies) has announced an investment in 32 VTL-135-F Ford Transit van mounted platforms vans from Versalift UK. The Versalift Ford Transit van mounted platforms have a working height of 13.5m and a maximum outreach of 8.4m. The investment represents an ongoing commitment to provide AFI’s customer base ... more

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IPAF & PASMA Training Now Running

1 June 2020 Email this article

From 1st June 2020, our training division UTN Training, is starting to run IPAF and PASMA training from 10 of our training locations. Find out more on where we train, how to book and what we are doing to keep you and our employees safe on site: View IPAF & PASMA Training ... more

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IPAF MEWPs for Managers eLearning Course for £50

28 April 2020 Email this article

For those wanting to improve their skill base in these challenging times we are offering the IPAF MEWPs for Managers eLearning Course for Managers training for £50 plus vat. This course is aimed at those who plan, supervise or manage work at height with Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs). You can book your MEWPs For Managers eLearning course through our sister company UTN Training: ht ... more

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AFI Group Coronavirus Policy - update

30 March 2020 Email this article

This document has been produced to provide reassurance to our customers and suppliers that the AFI group of companies is proactively assessing and managing the potential risks brought about by the uncertainty of the Covid-19 outbreak.   Our group policy on the Coronavirus outbreak is to follow UK Government advice so that we minimise the risk to our employees, customers and suppliers.   ... more

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AFI Group Coronavirus Policy

25 March 2020 Email this article

AFI Group Coronavirus Policy Our group policy on the Coronavirus outbreak is to follow UK Government advice so that we minimise the risk to our employees, customers and suppliers. The following list details some of the measures implemented: Enforcing strict hygiene standards at all of our locations and customer sites Practice of social distancing Equipment cleaning pr ... more

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Coronavirus Update from Facelift Training

25 March 2020 Email this article

Throughout the development of the Coronavirus, UTN Training & Facelift Training have followed official advice from the NHS and the Government regarding the Coronavirus outbreak, as well as listening regularly to customer feedback.   We have put in place additional controls such as social distancing and providing additional hygiene facilities to support the wider UK efforts as wel ... more

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New Go Construct – Get work experience on local construction sites

1 March 2020 Email this article

CITB is developing a new online service featuring work experience opportunities on local construction sites, part of a drive to link candidates with employers.   The new service will feature on CITB’s one-stop shop careers site Go Construct (External link - Opens in a new tab or window). With more than 2.5 million unique users visiting the site since its launch in Septem ... more

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HS2 go-ahead is major boost to construction skills demand

1 March 2020 Email this article

Jobs set to peak in 2022 at 30,000 to build the new high speed line, says construction training body  Research analysis found that phases one and two of the project will generate substantial job opportunities in construction, says CITB.  Skills in  particular demand will be construction trade supervisors, plant operatives, steel erectors, labourers, civil engineers, civil engineeri ... more

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