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November 22, 2023
We Are An SQA Approved Centre

We recently had a visit from our SQA Regional Manager Sarah Stevenson, we have been working with Sarah since 2017. Sarah recently came to meet our new team members and provide guidance on our ever-expanding portfolio of SQA qualifications to complement our existing portfolio of qualifications and courses we are approved to deliver. As an […]

October 4, 2023
What is the CITB grant?

What is the CITB grant?   Several types of grants are available to CITB levy registered companies – a complete list of these can be found on the link below. https://www.citb.co.uk/levy-grants-and-funding/grants-and-funding/about-citb-grants-scheme/ We help many clients claim these grants, particularly short qualification grants. We are a CITB Approved Training organisation, and as part of our service, […]

September 27, 2023
How Do I Become An Eco Scheme Installer

  Many clients want help and advice regarding gaining the training and qualifications recommended by the Eco Scheme installer accreditation PAS 2030. What is PAS 2030? The government and the larger energy providers are working towards an objective to ensure all existing properties are energy efficient by 2030. Contracts and funding schemes around the retrofit […]

November 22, 2022
What is Abrasive Wheels Training

The abrasive wheels training is a way of developing and maintaining competency for using various types of equipment such as petrol cut off saws (Stihl, Makita, Husqvarna etc), battery and electrical powered grinders, mitre saws, circular saws and bench mounted grinders which use rotating grinding and cutting wheels for different applications during workplace activities, and […]

November 7, 2022
How To Become A Site Manager

What does a site manager do? They organise work on construction sites with the emphasis on health and safety, working to agreed timescale and agreed budgets. A Manager will engage with all personnel which will include architects, surveyors and tradesmen. Our blog Learn About the Construction Management NVQ talks about the role of a Site […]

October 28, 2022
Why is Asbestos Awareness Important

The Asbestos Awareness course is for all workers including Managers, supervisors and operatives who are based on site, and who may have the potential of coming into contact with Asbestos in the workplace, it will cover the dangers of asbestos and where the Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM) can be found, in line with regulatory requirements […]

October 21, 2022
Learn About The Construction Site Manager NVQ

What does a Construction Site Manager Do? A Construction site manager has the job of Overseeing, monitoring, and managing the progress of projects on a construction site, Ensuring the safety of construction sites by making safety inspections and enforcing safety guidelines, protocols and Working cooperatively and liaising with clients and/or potential stakeholders and update them […]

October 14, 2022
Learn About The Handheld Disc Cutter in Construction Training Course

What is this course about? The Handheld Disc Cutters course is an accredited CITB Approved Training Organisation (ATO) Course.  The course Handheld Disc Cutters in Construction is the progression course from the abrasive wheels theory course and provides information and practical training on the safe use of abrasive wheels equipment’s relevant to your work. This […]

September 30, 2022
Workforce Skills Support – Our Online Booking System

Over the past couple of weeks, we have talked you through the CITB Site Safety Plus Learner Journey and how each course can benefit you and your employees/colleagues, as well as showing you the progression for each CITB Site Safety Plus Course. Now we would like to introduce you to our Online Booking System Workforce Skills […]

September 23, 2022
All About the CITB Health and Safety Awareness (HSA)

Who is this course for? The CITB Health and Safety Awareness (HSA) is for those who require a CSCS card to be able to work on a construction site, but don’t hold a current National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) which will allow for an experienced worker CSCS card, or for those who require knowledge on the […]

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