first_imgThis week’s training newsTaking the first step About 100 first line-managers at glass firm Pilkington are taking part in anew development programme. Successful staff will receive the NEBSM introductorycertificate in management. The course, which was developed by Training forAdvancement and is deliveredon-site at Pilkington, consists of four workshopsbased on practical work-related topics.  www.pilkington.comLearn about anything Staff at Land Rover will be able to take part in non-work related trainingat the firm’s expense following the launch of the Associate Development Scheme.ADS allows employees to take courses in almost anything on or off site. Thecollaboration between the company and unions also provides information centresat each of Land Rover’s sites outlining courses available.’s programme The Hotel and Catering Training Company has teamed up with holiday companyPontin’s to offer staff more training. Candidates will learn in the workplacewhile working towards NVQs or by taking part in a Modern Apprenticeship scheme.The programme has been successfully piloted at Pontin’s’ Brean Sands site andwill now operate at all eight holiday resorts. pays off A group of 10 managers from drinks firm Britvic have received the NEBSmanagement certificate as well as high praise from bosses for their commitment.The team has attended a year of workshops and training, often starting at 6ambefore working a full shift. Projects were based on work related issues anddesigned by training company the People Development Team. Budget More than 2,000 staff in 69 countries have accessed Budget Rent-A-Car’sonline learning centre. After just six months online, the site has helpedchange the company’s development policy to one of continual learning. The sitecontains raining modules covering business-specific programmes and transferableskills courses. All the material can be adapted to meet local needs and thesite is updated each month. learning The Government’s Centre for Management and Policy Studies has launched aninternet-based training scheme for leadership. The PRIME: Leadership package isa first for the public sector and allows leadership skills to be honed in theworkplace. Eight government departments have committed to the scheme and aprivate sector version is in development. Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos. TrainingOn 4 Jun 2002 in Personnel Todaylast_img read more