Training News

We bring you the latest news on floor installation techniques training and skills – from floor laying to preparation courses, qualifications, apprenticeships and training.

Firms Retain Staff With Training And Flexitime

Training and flexible working are among the most popular methods for businesses to retain staff, according to research by the…

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2 One Day Training Academies at Multi-Hire, Shot-Blasting and Floor Stripping

If you know pretty much everything there is to know about your job, then either your job’s so boring that…

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FeRFA – New Apprenticeships start 22-23 March – Last chance to enrol

FeRFA will be starting new Apprenticeships in Resin Flooring, Screeding and Surface Preparation on 22 & 23 March at the…

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New marketing training programme is a recipe for fearless marketing

Ooba Creative, marketing and creative consultants in the Thames Valley, UK have launched their new “Marketing Mastery” programme – a…

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Northumberland College has launched a new Apprenticeship Academy and welcomed its 1,000th Apprentice

Northumberland College has recently launched its new Apprenticeship Academy that will focus on meeting the needs of Apprentices and their…

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Leadership, Emotional Intelligence and Soft Skills

For a long time now leadership skills have been bandied about as being essential for the Construction industry to progress.…

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Northumberland Career College’s first cohort of students make promising start

Launched in September, Northumberland Career College is a new innovative learning model for 14 to 19 year-olds that combines academic…

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Save The Date for The Flooring Show 2017

Returning for the 55th year, The Flooring Show 2017 will run across three days, from 17th to 19th September 2017,…

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 Bringing Offsite Construction to Life – Explore Offsite at Ecobuild Masterclasses

A ground-breaking exhibition of offsite construction solutions, the largest of its kind ever seen in the UK, will be a…

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Skill Shortages Affecting Over Half Of London Firms

Over two-fifths of small businesses face challenges recruiting the right staff, according to Aldermore’s latest SME report. Among the 1,000…

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Lack Of Clarity On Apprenticeship Levy Among Businesses

39% of business owners still have no understanding of the forthcoming apprenticeship levy, according to research by the British Chambers…

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What’s on the Weber training agenda at the Saint-Gobain Technical Academy

At the Saint-Gobain Technical Academy in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, Weber’s training programmes embrace all categories in the company’s diverse product range. This…

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Everbuild – A Sika Company Sponsor The Quick Step Academy

Everbuild Building Products Ltd – A Sika Company are thrilled to announce that they will now be sponsoring the Quick…

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Flooring Apprenticeship hits the ground running

CP Assessments successfully launched its flooring apprenticeship last week, welcoming six newcomers to the flooring trade, who all successfully completed…

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Flooring Assessments Apprenticeship Ready for Lift off

Flooring Assessments are set to launch their newest apprenticeship this July. Apprentices attending the Flooring Assessments Training Centre in Doncaster…

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Free tool kits for Apprentices extended to July 2015

Flooring Assessments are extending their offer of a free tool kit to every apprentice signed up before the 1st July…

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Flooring Assessments now delivering apprenticeships in Doncaster

Flooring Assessments are about to embark on its next chapter, delivering training to apprentices in its new centre in Doncaster. Founder…

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UTC Swindon sees student applications treble

UTC Swindon’s 2015/16 student recruitment drive is in full swing. Applications are three times as high as those received at…

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Academy for excellence in flooring powers up the Flooring Show

The Academy for Excellence in Flooring powered up the Flooring Show as it revealed its new identity and courses tuned…

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The masterstroke of being a Master Installer

Gaining a competitive advantage and realising a new customer base are ambitions for any company and with the Quick-Step Master…

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BAL boost for Bootle YMCA

BAL has helped to give a face-lift to a thriving community hub on Merseyside. The YMCA in Bootle has long…

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Uptake on the up for 2014 at the Quick-Step Academy

As wood, laminate and LVT installers look for a competitive edge for 2014, the Quick-Step Academy for Excellence in Flooring…

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A master installation for House Beautiful at the Ideal Home Show

Quick-Step Master Installer, Martin Sands of Kileys Carpets, Eastbourne, has been called in to help House Beautiful magazine put the…

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Laying solid foundations for a stable business

The statement rings true “good foundations provide stability.” It is a well-known fact that good foundations are vital in the…

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Industry training online from the WoolSafe Academy

In line with the WoolSafe Organisation’s business ethos to provide widely accessible and useful information free of charge to consumers…

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