Category Archives: Training

BWF Fire Door Installation Training

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) has recently launched in partnership with the NPTC Group of Colleges, a new qualification specifically focussing on the correct installation of fire doors in the UK.

The course deals with the necessary capabilities to enable effective fire door installation and maintenance. Course component elements will include:-

  • Fire door installation
  • Frames and linings
  • Ironmongery and seals
  • Apertures and glass
  • The effects of use on the performance of fire doors.

The course has already been successfully piloted at NPTC Group of Colleges in Wales, says the report which quotes the CEO of the BWF Iain McIlwee as saying

“There are many critical elements to get right in the construction of fire doors, and a host of regulations governing their manufacture, installation and maintenance. But a single mistake in specification,

Once achieved, the unit can be displayed on the reverse of the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) card, which is used to demonstrate that individuals working on construction sites have the required training and qualifications for the type of work they carry out.

Courses are now running regularly, discounts are available and can be additionally subsidised to SBCSG members, please get in touch for more information.

eLearning Asbestos Awareness

Accredited online training can now be booked directly through SBCSG which enables members to benefit from flexible training, minimising downtime and gaining certificates immediately after completion. This training is available online, any time, any place with access to the web. It allows the learner to progress through the course at their own pace and also… Continue Reading

Manual Handling

No matter where you work, you will at some time or another perform a task that requires the manual handling of an object. From a simple task like moving a chair from one office to another, to something more intense like taking a desk up or down a flight of stairs. Next Course: 20th August… Continue Reading

Working at Height in Construction

This course is designed to provide students with an awareness of the hazards presented when working at height. Delegates will leave the course with an understanding of their health and safety obligations when working at height and how to implement control measures to ensure as safe a working environment as reasonably practicable. Next Course: 20th August… Continue Reading

CWIC Courses

The Construction Wales Innovation Centre (CWIC) is a unique CITB funded all-Wales training centre with its hub forming part of the new UWTSD SA1 campus in the Swansea Bay Innovation quarter. The Hub and Spokes (Coleg Cymoedd, Coleg Cambria, Coleg Ceredigion, Coleg Sir Gar and the Building Research Establishment) will deliver bespoke/specialist training including scaffolding… Continue Reading

Asbestos Training

In partnership with JCT, we are running an Asbestos training day to provide discounted training to the local construction sector. The training will take place at NPTC Group (Neath Campus) on 22nd July and will consist of Asbestos Awareness (09:00 – 12:00), Non-licensed Asbestos Removal Refresher (Cat B) (13:00 – 15:00) and Asbestos Awareness Refresher (15:00 –… Continue Reading

Training Group Support Grant 2016

CITB have confirmed that the Training Group Support Grant will be available for 2016 therefore, subsidised training will be available for members. Please return your training questionnaire asap to ensure that your training requirements are planned for next year. Funding is available up to £25,000 per group. A maximum of £1,000 may be claimed and allocated… Continue Reading