Tag Archives: Training

Current KNX Training Courses

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 Ivory Egg, specialists in KNX intelligent building technology solutions, review the market and its current offering on training courses that apply the KNX standard. Mark Warburton, Technical Director, Ivory Egg says “As energy costs continue to rise, so has society’s agenda to be more careful in terms of tangible energy …

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A new generation of training from Hamilton

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With an eye on the next generation of professional painters and decorators, leading professional decorating sundries company, Hamilton, has unveiled its brand-new training platform, designed exclusively for students, at this year’s National Painting & Decorating Show. New Hamilton Training Platform Building on the solid relationships with colleges of further education …

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Midland Lead committed to developing future skills in construction

Midland Lead supporting future skills in construction

Derbyshire based lead sheet manufacturer, Midland Lead, supports seventeen colleges throughout the UK to help develop future skills within the construction and roofing industry. Midland Lead is a market leader in supplying premium cast and rolled lead sheet to the construction industry, and they are fully aware of the challenges …

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tesa® supports training excellence

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tesa, recognised throughout the Painting & Decorating sector for the quality of its Precision range of masking tapes, is playing a key role in supporting the industry’s skills shortage. In line with its philosophy to provide tradesmen with the right tools for the job, the company is supplying its range …

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Xtratherm opens first BMF Regional Centre of Excellence in the Republic of Ireland

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has launched its 21st Regional Centre of Excellence with the support of Xtratherm, the first BMF Centre in the Republic of Ireland. The growing network of BMF Regional Centres of Excellence is making training courses and regional meetings more accessible to BMF members around the UK and …

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SR Timber’s staff are no dummies on Heart Health


SR Timber has hosted a Heart Health session for its staff, run by the British Heart Foundation (BHF), which included a demonstration of CPR, as part of its partnership with the charity. The team at the Nottinghamshire-based company – which is the UK’s leading supplier of roofing batten – joined …

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BMI pitches up with a new flat roof training facility

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Following the completion of a new BMI Icopal flat roofing training area, and the refurbishment of the existing BMI Redland pitched training facility, the BMI National Training Centre is now able to offer contractors, developers, merchants and students an extensive range of both pitched and flat roof courses at the …

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The Grundfos Ecademy

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The Grundfos Ecademy has built up an enviable reputation for successfully delivering a range of product and industry related bite sized training topics, that can all be accessed 24/7 from a smartphone, tablet or computer. Due to its popularity, the remit it covers has been extended, this means that many …

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Baxi announces new satellite training centre

Baxi is continuing to build upon its training offering by opening a new satellite centre in partnership with Birmingham Met College. The centre will offer customers access to the manufacturer’s free product training courses, which combine hands-on experience with insider tips and tricks from the company’s expert trainers. This follows …

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Finalists announced in BMF Training Awards

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has announced the five companies that have been nominated to represent their region for the title BMF Training Company of the Year. The nominations are: MGM Timber                          – Scotland & Northern Ireland C & W Berry                            – North West England, West Midlands & North Wales …

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