Getting hands-on at the Greenworks Academy.

Updated training prospectus from Greenworks

Published:  21 October, 2011

BIRMINGHAM: Following customer feedback, a wide range of courses have been added at the Greenworks Training Academy, prompting the launch of a new Greenworks Training Prospectus.

Customers can pick up a copy of the prospectus from their local Jewson, Graham, Gibbs & Dandy and Minster branches or download a PDF version from the Greenworks website.

The Greenworks Training Academy, a multi-purpose training space, is the result of an £500 000 investment from Jewson, Graham, Gibbs & Dandy and Minster. To-date, 300 trade professionals have been trained at the academy in addition to 1000 members of staff from the different brands. 

From all this training, the and the Greenworks team has gained valuable feedback. As such, the following courses have been added to those already available at the academy: a free to attend Renewable Technology Overview Course for account customers; Installation of Solar PV Panels; City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Environmental Technology Systems; BPEC Part P Electrics (full scope); BPEC Domestic Ventilation including Heat Recovery Systems; BPEC Rainwater Harvesting & Greywater recycling Installer; BPEC Warm Water Underfloor Heating and BPEC Water Regulations.

Marcus Jefford, Greenworks Academy manager commented: "Courses at the Academy are specifically developed to provide trade professionals with the knowledge and skills to deliver the green building agenda. We have worked closely with customers that have attended the academy and those who are wishing to book a course – to develop a number of new courses designed to target specific customer requirements such as how to install solar PV panels."

Greenworks has grown to become the UK's recognised authority and market expert in sustainable building product solutions. The academy plays an integral part and customers who attend are offered in-depth advice, support and unbiased training at variety of levels.

Paul Adams of General Builders who has already attended the Academy concluded: "I had a lot of questions about sustainable building, visiting the academy has certainly helped to answer them. I'm looking to get into the PV side of things so to find out all about it at the Academy and the MCS courses available will help me to develop my business."

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