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    Modplan opens Training Academy for staff and customers

    Modplan has opened an on-site Training Academy at its Newport headquarters. The facility gives Modplan a space to train personnel from NVQ level through to management training. Also, customer product training is always available. Managing Director...

    GGF sees first steps on skills pathway

    The first candidates have begun on the new Glass and Glazing Federation Skilled Pathways Scheme as the body sets out to beat Government targets for recruitment in the industry. “The Government’s objective to achieve net...

    BWF campaign to champion the role of apprentices

    The British Woodworking Federation has this week launched a campaign ‘Our industry's next generation: Apprentices tell their stories’ to champion the role of apprentices in woodworking and joinery manufacturing as well as highlighting the...

    Euroglaze supports modern apprenticeships with Amelia and Chris

    Rehau trade fabricator Euroglaze is supporting modern apprenticeships with two young people joining the business, in finance and IT. Managing director Martin Nettleton said: “Done well, in a business which is prepared to really support...

    Sixth-formers learn of the history and role of Shelforce

    Sixth form students gained an insight into both the glazing industry and the special role of disability employer Shelforce when its business manager Howard Trotter gave them an inspirational talk on the workings and...

    GQA supports Grade 1 town hall stained glass restoration

    GQA centre Absolute Training Solutions supported Recclesia Stained Glass in the restoration of historic stained glass panels at Grade I listed Manchester Town Hall by guiding employees through NVQ attainment.  The achievement of the NVQs...

    AluK reopens Academy after two years online-only

    AluK has underlined its claim to be ‘the only aluminium systems house that has it all in-house’ with the news that its Training Academy is set to reopen and is taking bookings on a...

    Ali NVQs for nine at Heritage

    Nine aluminium production staff at Stellar fabricator Heritage Trade Frames have achieved their GQA L2 NVQ Certificate of Glass Supporting Structure for Aluminium Manufacturing. Managing director Paul Culshaw said: “We are proud that so many...

    CAB launches Training Academy

    The Council for Aluminium in Building has announced the formation of its own Training Academy, following the appointment of Andrew Mather as training and technical manager, with plans to roll out a raft of...

    BOS grows with two more training centres

    Building Our Skills is expanding its national network of practical training centres with the addition of two new academy sites, with plans for further growth in the pipeline. One, located near Heathrow is via a...