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Scholarship launched to give next generation of workplace and facilities managers a ‘head start’

A Scholarship backed by one of workplace and facilities management’s highest profile practitioners, who has been diagnosed with a terminal cancer, has been established. The Deborah Rowland Scholarship, created in collaboration with Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM), intends ...

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University of Bradford and SSE Energy Solutions partner to drive green technology and skills development

A strategic partnership has been signed between the University of Bradford and energy infrastructure expert SSE Energy Solutions to collaborate on education, research, and the implementation of sustainable energy initiatives. The partnership aims to use the expertise and resources of both ...

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Bidvest Noonan launches VR training programme

Bidvest Noonan has launched its VR training programme, Altius, with more than 1,600 security officers onboarded for phase one of the programme. Altius see security officers train in virtual environments using VR headsets. These environments are perfect replicas of their ...

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Construction training firm grows retrofit training division to increase qualified professionals in industry

National training provider specialising in construction, utilities and green skills, Simply Learning (formerly Expedient Training) has appointed Angela Keyworth as Director of Retrofit and Renewables Training to significantly grow its retrofit training division. Keyworth, who has been running JWP Success ...

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Equans launches data apprenticeships academy

Equans, in partnership with technology company Multiverse, is offering its UK employees data apprenticeships through the newly launched Equans Digital & Energy Services Data Academy. Employees taking part in the academy will develop skills including data analytics, AI (Artificial Intelligence) ...

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EBSSA unveils work to codify competences and standards for industry

The Engineering and Building Services Skills Authority (EBSSA) is inviting multiple installer disciplines to begin codifying standards and competences for the sector. This initiative is part of wider industry and government efforts to ‘raise the bar’ on individual competence within ...

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Retrofit training available to over 900 individuals

The Retrofit Academy is set to make funded retrofit training available to over 900 individuals after being awarded nearly £1 million by the Department for Energy, Security and Net Zero (DfESNZ). The funding, which has been made available through phase two ...

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NTU to launch new centre for sustainable construction and retrofit

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) will invest £1.5 million into developing skills, research, training and consultancy to support the UK construction sector reach net zero. The University will launch the Centre for Sustainable Construction and Retrofit to develop solutions, skills and ...

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