SpanSet and Sibbald

Working in partnership to provide premium Height Safety training and equipment to industry

SpanSet design, manufacture and supply a wide range of quality height safety equipment from our headquarters in Cheshire - from fall arrest harnesses and lanyards to the famous Gotcha Rescue kit, SpanSet innovation has been keeping workers safe when working at height for over 50 years.

We train 12,000+ candidates annually both at a Training Centre in Cheshire and at other locations nationwide.  SpanSet are always looking to improve accessibility to our off-site training courses by partnering with like-minded companies.  Following customer feedback, we were particularly keen to offer more training in Scotland.

We are therefore delighted to announce a range of SpanSet Height Safety courses are now available at Sibbald Training, Blackridge, Scotland - conveniently situated on the M8 corridor between Glasgow and Edinburgh.

All SpanSet courses will be carried out by our professional Instructors and are available from October 2023 onwards.

SpanSet Height Safety training courses currently available at Sibbald, Blackridge are:

Safety Harness Theory Training

Rooftop Safety /Work Restraint

Competent Person Equipment Inspection


Spanset - Rachael Hazeldene, Training Business Development Manager - Sibbald Jordan Tierney, Operations Manager & Niel Ritchie, Commercial Manager

The partnership between SpanSet and Sibbald is a natural collaboration between two companies dedicated to keeping workers safe by offering quality training.  SpanSet are pleased to be offering a wide range of Sibbald Training courses which will complement our courses and expand our training offering to customers.

Sibbald will also be offering quality SpanSet equipment directly to customers.  All equipment and training are backed by SpanSet’s technical expertise, experience and customer support. A wide range of SpanSet height safety and rescue equipment will be available to purchase through Sibbald Training.



Founded in 1973 by David Sibbald, initially hiring out plant machinery to the construction industry. As an owner-operator of plant, David struggled to find good quality training for his operators so established Sibbald Training which has since grown to offer over 200+ training courses, assessments & vocational qualifications.

Accreditations are held from 17 of the leading award bodies allowing Sibbald Training to support a wide range of sectors including Construction, Utilities, Engineering, Logistics and Manufacturing.

“SpanSet recognises there is a demand for quality Work at Height & Rescue Training in Scotland and are pleased to announce that we’ve partnered with Sibbald Training to offer this.

Sibbald Training are a family run business with similar core values to SpanSet. They pride themselves on identifying their customers training needs & providing a portfolio of quality course’s, which is why we feel they are the perfect partner.

We’re excited to see what opportunities will arise as the collaboration matures”.   

Sam Wilkinson, Training Manager at SpanSet

The newly installed SpanSet WORKSECURE Horizontal Safety Line System for Rooftop Safety Training