As passionate crane people, we strive to provide great training to the lifting industry, which we able to do through our lifting academy based in Dartford, near London.

Hawks Lifting Academy

Established in 2018, Hawks Training Centre is a trusted and accredited CPCS (Construction Plant Competency Scheme) training center dedicated to providing comprehensive training in lifting categories, with a particular focus on All-Things-Cranes.

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Course dates

View our latest course dates and pay a deposit to ensure you reserve a space.

Have a question you would like to ask? or Not sure what course best suits you? Email our Training Manager – Aman Rathore at or call him directly on 07931 205025.

Our Courses

A40A Slinger Signaller

Our A40A Slinger Signaller course covers essential skills and knowledge required for safe and effective slinging and signaling operations on construction sites.

A02 Crawler Crane

Our A02 Crawler Crane course is designed to impart in-depth understanding and proficiency in the operation of crawler cranes, emphasising safety and efficiency.

A62 Crane Supervisor

Our A62 Crane Supervisor course equips individuals with the leadership and supervisory skills necessary for overseeing crane operations on construction sites.

Our Approach

At Hawks Training Center, we go beyond merely preparing candidates for the CPCS tests. Leveraging our extensive experience gained from diverse construction sites across the UK from experience from Hawks Crane Hire, our in-house instructors have developed training courses that not only ensure test success but also equip trainees to be site-ready professionals.

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5+ Years of Training and 10+ Years of Crane Hiring

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Fully Accredited Centre - Exclusively lifting focused

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Recognised and trusted name in the industry

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Experienced Trainers ensure high Pass Rate

Site-Ready Training

Our commitment goes beyond certification. We aim to make our trainees fully site-ready, ensuring they are equipped with practical skills and knowledge essential for success in real-world construction environments.

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Enquire now

Ready to take the next step in your construction career? Or just want information?
Contact our Training Manager, Aman Rathore, at or call him on 07931 205025, to enquire about course availability and book your training on your desired date.

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