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3rd party recognition for courses, processes and security at PPL Training

Here at PPL Training, it is our aim to support the FM sector by providing professional development opportunities for FMs and their teams working throughout the built environment. With this mission in mind, we are proud to announce a number ...

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Discover the NEC4 Facilities Management Contract and our range of support services on your NEC adoption journey

NEC is a family of contracts that promotes effective project management and procurement principles. These contracts have been successfully used on projects from a wide variety of sectors and across the world. The NEC4 Facilities Management Contract (FMC) suite is ...

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Places for London inspiring the next generation to work in the built environment

Places for London (Transport for London’s wholly owned commercial property company) has teamed up with Construction Youth Trust on its educational engagement programme to inspire the next generation to work in the built environment, which encompasses both the construction and ...

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Compass opens first Xcelerate training and excellence hub

Compass Group UK & Ireland’s inaugural regional community skills and learning hub for training and excellence has officially opened its doors. Xcelerate with Edgbaston, which is operated by the group’s sports and leisure caterer, Levy UK + Ireland, and located ...

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London Fire Brigade launches online fire safety training for security and facilities staff

London Fire Brigade in partnership with the City of London Crime Prevention Association and the Corporation of London has created ‘Project Kestrel’ an online fire safety training programme for security and facilities personnel. The development of Project Kestrel follows  a ...

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Edwin James Group focuses on multi-skilling with Academy lead appointment

The multi-disciplinary engineering services provider has appointed Geoff Bruce to head up the EJ Academy supporting learning and development (L&D) for the group. The newly created role is part of Edwin James Group’s strategic growth plan and will increase focus ...

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Premier Support Services enrols with UK Skills

Birmingham-headquartered Premier Support Services, which has a workforce of 2,600 across the UK, has partnered with UK Skills, a division of Burton and South Derbyshire College and an Ofsted outstanding training provider with a track record in delivering high-quality training ...

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New training course unlocks retrofit career paths for FMs

A new free training course has been launched for facilities managers looking to kickstart their career in retrofit. Curated and designed by The Retrofit Academy, the new online course, Retrofit 101, teaches the fundamentals of what domestic retrofit involves and ...

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Lexington Catering launches Fat Macy’s café and training space

Corporate contract caterer, Lexington Catering, has launched a dedicated café space at one of its client sites in partnership with social enterprise Fat Macy’s. Fat Macy’s is a social enterprise that aims to get Londoners out of hostels and into ...

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The trainer’s perspective

In-centre, on-site or remote training? Gary Cooper, MD, PPL Training assesses the different styles of training delivery When it comes to competency training for engineers and facilities staff, the importance of real-world scenario based training and hands-on practical experience can ...

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