…training in brief

This
week’s training in brief

E-learning
takes off

British
Airways (BA) is launching a programme of e-learning to ensure its 50,000 staff
are compliant with the latest regulations. BA chose to use internet-based
training as its workforce is so dispersed. The system is being provided by Tata
Interactive Systems. www.ba.com

Negligence
training

Doctors
working on short-term contracts in Durham are to receive a range of e-learning
to ensure they comply with clinical negligence rules. County Durham and
Darlington Acute Hospitals NHS Trust has introduced the programme to make sure
doctors starting after the induction day get the vital information required. www.cddah.nhs.uk

School
for chefs

Aspiring
British chefs are being given the chance to shine in a new course at Corus
hotels. The company wants to develop the next generation of talent with an
innovative chef school. It is currently recruiting 25 16-24-year-olds, who will
be employed as trainee chefs while studying for NVQs. www.corushotels.com

Driving
forward

Logistics
firm Bibby Distribution has recruited five regional driver trainers to ensure
staff have full knowledge of legislation, safety and economical driving
techniques. The firm has conducted driver development training for the past
three years, but is taking it up a gear. www.bibbydist.co.uk

Hop
on for fish skills

The
Learning and Skills Council has funded the launch of a specially-equipped bus
to address the national shortage of fish filleters. The unit will visit
schools, colleges, catering departments and employment agencies and is the
first of its kind in the UK. The project is the brainchild of the North Shields
Fish Filleting School. www.lsc.gov.uk

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