Tag Archives: Training

Leyland SDM launches in-house training academy

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Leyland SDM has launched an in-house training academy for its new colleagues and existing team members. Leyland SDM has launched the fully equipped training facility in Acton, one of its central London stores. New recruits will spend five days at the academy before taking to the shopfloor, where they will …

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Bradfords takes the Fast Track on training

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Bradfords Building Supplies has ramped up its training activity for managers at all levels across the company, including intensive mentoring support for managers of the future. Limitless Leader is a new programme aimed at developing strong leadership practices – from the senior management team through to branch managers – and …

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Changes to CITB plant standards and grants announced

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CITB has made changes to its plant standards to standardise training and testing requirements across the construction industry. The changes will start being introduced in January 2023 and follow consultation with employers and stakeholders from across the plant sector. The new standards will ensure safe, consistent and high-quality plant operations …

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Actis training module earns CPD certification

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A training module devised by insulation specialist Actis has received official certification from the CPD Certification Service. The training module demonstrates how to comply with changes to Part L and prepare for Future Homes Standards. Tomorrow’s Insulation Solutions for Future Homes Standards is the fourth in Actis’ series of professional …

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Polypipe launches training service

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The training team at Polypipe Building Products have launched an underfloor heating training and site support service.     Polypipe’s new support team offers merchants’ customers the chance to get on-the-job guidance and training that is clear, concise, and from experts in the field. They also offer product overview training …

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Klober supports young roofers

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Roofing and ventilation component manufacturer, Klober has donated materials to a number of colleges nationwide as part of its commitment to supporting the next generation of roofing professionals. Several colleges in Scotland and the South West of England received a wide variety of materials, which will be used by students …

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Marsh adds tea-time training videos

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Drainage products supplier Marsh Industries has launched the first of a series of short product training videos designed to provide a brief overview of its fully accredited range of off-mains drainage products. The series, titled ‘Tea-break Training’, responds to the requests by merchants, architects, engineers and installers for product knowledge …

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Selco highlights its future stars

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Builders merchant Selco Builders Warehouse has launched a management training programme to enhance the careers of hundreds of staff. The first phase of the Selco Rising Stars campaign – which will see aspiring supervisors embark on a year-long training scheme to take the next steps to becoming potential managers of …

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Hounsfield supports training with boiler donation

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Oil boiler specialist Hounsfield Boilers, has donated a 12/19 Kitchen Model to a leading electrical, oil and water training centre in East Anglia. Norwich Gas, Electrical and Oil, known as NGEO, has been training and assessing heating professionals and apprentices since 2000. The company is the hub for OFTEC’s ‘Competent …

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HRH The Duke of Cambridge opens Tarmac training operation

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Construction materials business, Tarmac, developed a National Skills and Safety Park near Mansfield in Nottinghamshire, which was opened by His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge. The park will provide practical training for emerging industry talent – including apprentices, graduates and those retraining from other sectors. His Royal Highness met …

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