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Venture Crescent, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 7RA

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Welcome EPC-UK – Training & Life Long Learning

At EPC-UK we take a committed, highly focussed approach to supporting the industry we work in, by providing training courses to develop different sector specialisms and personal capabilities. From classroom-based lessons at our purpose-designed Learning and Development Centre, to on-site training and virtual webinars, our programmes are open to all industry professionals, not just our own employees.

Market Leadership and Expertise
Our training proficiencies are unrivalled. From blast design and environmental control, to driver training and health and safety; we offer market leading, modular training courses with the scope to be tailored to individual company requirements. Utilising the latest explosives technology, combined with one of the strongest skillsets in the sector, EPC-UK can provide some of the most highly regarded training and assessment services in the industry.

On-Site Training
No other UK organisation can equal the breadth of support we offer or compete with our collaborative contribution to ongoing training and industry advancement.  The courses we’ve devised serve to improve knowledge and good on-site practice, and concentrate on developing extensive, practical experience within situations where strong focus on day-to-day operations is vital.

Lifelong Learning Live
Wherever you are in the world, you can now experience our renowned suite of courses, each led by an EPC-UK professional, in the comfort of your own home or workplace – giving you the freedom to fit your learning around work and family commitments.  Our interactive Institute of Quarrying accredited Lifelong Learning Live courses are being delivered ‘virtually’ by our experienced industry experts, providing you with the flexibility to be able to maintain your educational journey and the expertise to succeed. 

Driving the future
Our Learning & Development Centre also plays host to our ADR Driver Training courses.  As a market leader in the transportation of both petroleum chemicals and explosives nationwide, EPC-UK is perfectly placed to offer initial ADR Driver Training courses will full accreditation from JAUPT and SQA.

Update and Awareness Courses
We can arrange specific courses to ensure personnel, including planners, environmental officers and production operatives are fully trained in current practice. This type of essential training is particularly valuable for people who encounter other employees using explosives in the working environment.


Please click on the links below for more information on each of our services:

Blasting Courses

  • EPC-UK is a market leading provider of blasting and commercial explosives related training courses. We support professionals across a diverse range of industry sectors, with courses from Explosives Awareness & Environmental Management to Shotfiring & Legislation.

MPQC Vocational Qualifications

  • EPC-UK offers a range of regulated vocational qualifications specifically designed for the quarrying, mineral products, and related manufacturing sectors. These courses are accredited by the Mineral Products Qualifications Council (MPQC).

SPA Quarry Passport

  • The SPA Minerals Products Passport provides a nationally recognised standard of health and safety assurance for contractors who work within the mineral extraction and products industries. It supplies all delegates with a basic level of health, safety and environmental knowledge.

Transport Courses

  • EPC-UK is a market leading company that specialises in the manufacture, storage and transportation of both petroleum chemicals and explosives worldwide. As such, we are well placed to provide the very highest level of transport training in the industry.

HR Best Practice Courses

  • EPC-UK offers a range of Human Resources courses, delivered in conjunction with Castle Associates, employment law specialists, which have been designed to help you build knowledge and understanding of effective HR practices.

Health and Safety Courses

  • EPC-UK’s Health & Safety E-learning courses enable you to develop and learn new skills, and refresh or advance your knowledge at a time that suits you, in a comfortable environment.

EPC-UK Webinars

  • Here at EPC-UK we have expanded our industry-leading training programme with the introduction of Lifelong Learning Live Webinars.  Wherever you are in the world, you can now experience our renowned suite of courses, each led by an EPC-UK professional, in the comfort of your own home or workplace – you simply need a screen. 


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