Frequently Asked Questions

We encourage you to read the answers to the questions most frequently asked by our clients, collected below. They relate to organizational issues, the thematic scope of training, as well as issues related to exams and qualifications.

If you do not find the answer to your question below, please contact us.

Who can take part in the training?

We invite all interested parties who meet the following criteria:

  • They have at least primary education
  • They are over 18 years old
  • They have no health contraindications for working with the device (confirmed by a medical certificate or a hand-signed statement)

We train both company employees and individual clients. We offer courses at various levels of advancement.

Can people without any experience also train?

Yes, most of the trainings can also be attended by those who have not worked with a given type of devices yet. During registration, we determine the qualifications and education of the candidate and, on this basis, we offer him / her participation in training in the appropriate group.

We require basic knowledge and skills in specific areas only for candidates for restorers. In order for the issues raised during the training to be understandable, the participant should have knowledge in the field of electrical engineering (be able to read electrical diagrams), power hydraulics, mechanics (eg on fit tolerances or types of detachable and inseparable connections), kinematic diagrams. In the Center, you can also sign up for other trainings supplementing the knowledge of students, for example training from the first group on the operation and supervision of energy devices.

Is a different program of activities planned for people with experience?

In our Center, we also train people who have already dealt with a given type of equipment, for example those who work in auxiliary positions, but do not have permissions. The courses may also be attended by people who obtained qualifications under the old rules and need to update them.

We offer reduced-time courses to such people. We determine the training needs of a given student when enrolling in classes.

What devices are the training related to?

The offer of the Center includes training on devices covered by technical supervision, training in the field of electricity and energy, and other professional training. A full list of topics with training programs is available on our website.

How can I sign up for training?

Interested customers are welcome to contact us by phone or e-mail. During the first interview, we define the needs of the student or students and present them with available dates and prices.
Business clients who want to enroll their employees on course, please prepare information about them: education, experience, qualifications. We also require similar information from individual clients. This allows us to properly assign participants to class groups.
Payment takes place:

  • For individual customers: via the mBank PayNOW or BLIK system, type Przelewy24, referring to the appropriate bank of the Customer
  • For business clients: on the basis of a proforma or - if so agreed with the Center - with deferred payment

Can one person enroll other people, for example his colleagues?

A person signing up for the training has the option of additional registration of other people: colleagues or employees. A student who registers is registered in the system as an entity under which other registered persons are subject. Optionally, these people can be saved as separate entities.

What training dates are available?

We regularly publish the dates for each training on the website. For the most popular training topics, we organize classes every week or every two weeks. In other cases - usually not less frequently than every month.

For organized groups, for example employees of one company, we can propose other convenient dates of classes.

What time do the classes start?

The hours of classes are varied, so that both full-time and non-working people can participate. Some of the classes are held on weekends and in the afternoon, which allows you to combine work and study.

In which cities does the Center organize its courses?

Open courses, available to all participants, are organized in Warsaw, as well as in the Center's branches in other large cities.

Can the closed training take place in a location chosen by the client?

In the case of closed training, the Center's instructors can organize training for the client in other locations in Poland. Classes at the company's headquarters require the client to ensure appropriate safety conditions, as well as technical (equipment) and training facilities (classroom). We also require that the provided equipment is operational, with a valid periodic technical inspection and inspection by a conservator.

Are e-learning trainings organized (online, remote)?

To facilitate participation in the classes, we offer the possibility of participation via the Internet. This way you can participate in the theoretical part of the lesson, after which you have to sign up for the practical part. Such training takes the form of webinars - lectures conducted live by our instructors, broadcast on the training platform. Participants who purchase access to the webinars receive data for quick login via e-mail and SMS.

Hardware requirements for people who want to take part in online training:

  • Computer, laptop not older than 6-7 years old or tablet, smartphone
  • Operating system installed: Windows or Macintosh
  • Software: the webinar platform is browser-based, opens like a website. There is no need to install any additional software

What is the price of the training?

The exact cost of participation in the training is given to those who contact the Center to register for the course. It is not possible to provide one standard price for all courses - it depends on several factors:

  • Course theme
  • Forms - whether it is open or closed training. We can always offer lower rates for clients who organize closed training for their employees than for individual clients
  • Time left until the start of the course. The price may vary depending on whether there are a lot of places left for training or are already running out.

What does the trainee receive as part of the training?

The training price includes:

  • The number of hours of theoretical and practical classes specified at the beginning
  • Equipment, materials and devices necessary during practical classes
  • Access to the educational platform for each participant
  • Simplified Training Completion Supplement. For an additional fee, the Center also issues a certificate compliant with the relevant international standard in Polish or English
  • During coffee breaks, refreshments: coffee, tea, cookies
  • If necessary - assistance in accommodation and organization of meals
  • If the training ends with an external examination - the cost of organizing the examination

What is the curriculum?

The detailed program of each course can be found on the page with its description. During the course, participants gain theoretical knowledge about the construction of devices, health and safety rules, operation and maintenance, and then have the opportunity to use the acquired knowledge during practical classes.

Classes take the form of a lecture activating the participants, they are held on-site or online, as webinars. The tutor asks the participants questions, encourages them to answer, and checks their learning progress on an ongoing basis by conducting tests.

During the course and after its completion, participants can supplement and consolidate their messages using the training platform, to which they receive access after signing up for the course. Training scripts and additional videos on device operation are posted on the platform. There is also a large database of test questions to help you prepare for the exam.

Is the technical training program at the Center difficult? Do the students have a lot of knowledge to learn?

We believe that the curriculum is not easy, and the students must also consolidate the material on their own before the exam. On our part, we strive to maintain the highest possible standards of education. Our training programs are agreed with the units checking the candidates' qualifications (UDT and others). The issues raised during the training meet the examination requirements. In addition, we try to modify and update the material on an ongoing basis, taking into account changes in the course of exams, as well as changes in regulations and standards.

What are the practical classes? How long are they?

Practical classes are organized in such a way as to prepare students for the exam in the best possible way. Devices from the technical base of the Center are used on them. Participants have the opportunity to practice such issues as preparing the equipment for work, choosing the right device, starting and operating, rules of conduct in the event of accidents and failures. These are the issues raised during the interview during the practical exams.

Thanks to a special system, students can choose the hours of classes: morning or afternoon, also on weekends. The Center's system is also used to assess the student's progress by the instructor. Only those persons who obtain the appropriate number of points may be admitted to the external examination.

The duration of such activities varies from group to group. The center creates groups in such a way that people with a similar level of experience take part in them. While some who have already dealt with a given type of equipment it takes an hour or two to master the operation, others often take up to 10 hours.

The center has its own training halls with the equipment needed for practical classes in Warsaw (Ursus), Kraków and Katowice. The training devices are representative of a given type, for example, various types of mobile platforms: A and B type, slow-moving and self-propelled, scissor lifts, boom lifts. Linde, Toyota, Jungheinrich, JCB devices are used for the classes in the operation of forklifts and telescopic loaders: front trucks, with variable reach, lifting the operator. Gantry cranes are used in the courses in the handling of overhead cranes.

Does the Center organize external exams?

Inspectors of organizations such as the Office of Technical Inspection, Transport Technical Supervision or the Association of Polish Electrical Engineers (depending on the subject of the training) carry out external examinations. However, the center acts as an intermediary in the organization of such exams to make it easier for students to pass them. Performs records, sends reminders about the upcoming exam date, cooperates with UDT and other units.

The training dates are specially arranged so that they coincide as much as possible with the exam dates. This also applies to courses for companies - if they are scheduled well in advance, employees' waiting time for the exam may be just a few days.

How are allowances issued?

The units conducting the examination (UDT, TDT, SEP, SIMP). Qualifications are issued to people who have passed the theoretical and practical exam. The time in which they are issued should be 7 business days (in some cases it may be extended to even 30 business days).

Qualification certificates are valid for 5 or 10 years. Before the expiry of this period, the Center, if possible, tries to send reminders by e-mail with information that it is necessary to extend the rights.

Permissions are a document that allows you to perform work in Poland. In other countries, even completing the training may suffice to work - this applies to countries where the law does not regulate the practice of the profession. In others, additional recognition of eligibility may be necessary.

Does it happen that permissions are revoked or suspended?

Such a situation may take place when an authorized person breaks the provisions or rules of work safety.

Are the authorizations issued by Polish institutions honored abroad?

Polish entitlements may, but do not have to, be honored in countries whose laws regulate the issue of obtaining a profession in a similar way. The situation within the European Union is quite transparent - the Member States are bound by the directive on mutual recognition of powers. Also in Switzerland or Norway, there should be no problem with taking up work on the basis of Polish entitlements - they can be exchanged for those applicable in these countries. However, Polish documents are not recognizable enough in the world to be universally recognized, even after translation.

A good solution for people who want to go abroad to work is to purchase an additional certificate in English, issued by CERT (UDT unit). The Center itself also, for an additional fee, issues certificates of completion of the course in accordance with international standards. Both documents are universally recognized in many countries.

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