Groundforce Training Services achieves Gold Standard

13 Apr

Groundforce training services has been awarded the status of Gold Provider by The Energy and Efficiency Independent Assessment Service (EEIAS) having met a threshold level of good quality as a provider of training, offering the necessary reassurances to employers that this brings.

The courses which are carried out at the company’s purpose built training facility in Worksop provide theoretical training as well as practical real on-site scenarios.

EUSR supports the Energy & Utility sector by providing recognised standards for competency. Employers have a robust way of verifying the abilities of their workforce, while individuals have a recognised method of demonstrating their abilities to employers.

To achieve the Gold standard Groundforce had to meet an extremely comprehensive criteria which included, implementing successful working practices which meet the needs of the learners, use of appropriate performance management processes and how they communicate the outcomes to relevant parties. They were also required to demonstrate how they plan, deliver and review their training programmes showing that quality and continuous improvement is a key part of the businesses future development plans.

The courses offered by Groundforce Training Services includes, a one-day Appreciation of Excavations Safety. This is predominantly a classroom based course and introduces delegates to the reasons for supporting excavations, current legislations and the various types of proprietary shoring equipment.

The more in-depth two-day - Install, Inspect, and Remove Proprietary Support Systems covers the theoretical and practical sides of excavation safety, as well introducing the HSE’s HSG150 guidance document and the construction Industry Research and Information Associations (CIRIA) report looking at exertions Safety.

All of the course are delivered by City and Guilds qualified trainers to a minimum level of PTLLS (Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector). Groundforce Training Services team can also offer bespoke courses, tailored to meet specific requirements.