This week’s training news

Five-star driver plans

Hardwood merchant Timbet is launching a training programme to develop
drivers’ skills. TDG Safety and Training Services will provide training to
improve safety and reliability among the firm’s 52 lorry drivers. It is also
intended to help them attain the "five star" standard. The scheme has
improved fuel efficiency by teaching staff better and more economical driving

Production line course

Over 800 workers in the North East have enrolled on an innovative training
scheme organised by the Automotive Sector Strategic Alliance. The staff are
from high-volume manufacturers and will train together in a large group,
simulating the production lines they work on. A recognised qualification is
being offered, and nearly 800 staff from firms including Black & Decker and
Unipres have already achieved the NVQ Level 2 in Performing Manufacturing

V.Shop update scheme

Staff at V.Shop, the Virgin retail chain, have completed the first pilot of
a new e-learning programme. Epic group has created two 15-minute sessions to
help staff keep abreast of developments in electronic hardware. Staff have to
be aware of the benefits of stocked products, claimed V.Shop.

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