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One of GQA Qualifications’ approved training centres has helped to boost the skills of staff at Lancashire Double Glazing Group. Twelve employees at the large home improvement company have successfully completed NVQ level 2 courses in ‘Fabrication of Glass Supporting Structures’ with Absolute Training Solutions.

Staff were presented with their NVQ certificates by Lancashire Double Glazing Group’s Joint Managing Director, Vivienne Brunskill and Production Director, Mark Noble. The company’s two directors agree that practical training leading to GQA qualifications is playing a key role in helping to develop the careers of their staff.

Vivienne Brunskill said:

“We have been trading for over thirty years. Like any company, a major contributor to our success lies in the calibre of our workforce. That’s why we’re very happy to invest in the high quality training provided by a GQA Qualifications’ approved centre. Congratulations to all those members of our team who were successful in gaining their NVQ level 2 certificates.”

Lancashire Double Glazing Group and LDG Contracts (the organisation’s commercial company installing aluminium contracts up to £3m), cover both the retail and commercial markets. The group is a leader in the design, fabrication and installation of aluminium and PVCu products, including curtain walling, window systems, entrance systems, shop fronts and patent glazing.

Roy Pusey, a Tutor at Absolute Training Solutions who has been working with Lancashire Double Glazing Group for a number of years added:

“I am very happy with the outcome of the training, and it’s great to see a company like this invest in their staff and promote the benefits of training and formal GQA qualifications.”

Absolute Training Solutions aims to provide individuals with the opportunities to develop the skills that will enable them to progress successfully in their career. The organisation provides support to employers like Lancashire Double Glazing Group to take on and develop staff to fill intermediate, technical and higher level skills gaps.

In the glass and fenestration industries, GQA Qualifications Limited has over twenty-five years’ experience and is the only awarding body licensed to offer CSCS cards in those sectors.

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