Tag Archives: Training

MKM invests in Mental Health with Workplace Responders

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MKM has launched a training program for staff seeking to become mental health workplace responders for their colleagues. Part of the merchant’s wider work in tackling poor mental health in the construction sector, MKM is aiming to put more than 70 staff through the FAQ Level 2 Award in Mental …

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Travis Perkins adds ambitious apprenticeship target for 2030

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Travis Perkins plc plans to train 10,000 apprentices by 2030, it was announced today (March 8). The target was unveiled at the company’s inaugural apprenticeship graduation ceremony, held at Franklin’s Gardens stadium, home of Northampton Saints Rugby Club, which celebrated the successes of this year’s 382 apprentice graduates. Over 250 …

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h&b Welcomes the latest Graduate from their Development group

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Jersey Building Supplies, the only independent builders merchant on the island, has become the latest graduate from h&b Development Group into the h&b Buying Group. A combination of turnover growth, commitment to the approved supplier base and excellent engagement in group activity, had made the Channel Island-based merchant an ideal …

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How a Structured Training Programme Will Retain the Youth

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In putting together a training programme, regardless of size, there should be clear aims in mind. Lots of young adults will be leaving school and entering the workforce or picking up apprenticeships as opposed to heading straight to a college or university. With the abundance of choices for our kids …

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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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