Kingspan Renewables appoints new training manager
Published:  22 May, 2012

THE MIDLANDS: Kingspan Renewables has strengthened its training by appointing Darren Till as its new training manager. 

Mr Till will oversee the range of courses on offer at its dedicated Renewables Training Centres in Halesowen, the West Midlands and Wakefield, West Yorkshire.

"Darren's appointment reflects Kingspan’s ongoing commitment to delivering complete start-to-finish package solutions and providing experienced industry professionals with the expertise needed to facilitate the highest quality design, installation and maintenance of renewable technologies," said managing director, Cameron Holroyd.

As part of his new role, Mr Till will assess the training needs of Kingspan’s customers and staff and put together the right initiatives to meet these effectively. He will put his 18 years of industry experience to good use by providing LOGIC-certified training on Kingspan’s range of solar thermal technologies, high-performance hot water storage solutions and airsource heat pumps.

Mr Till commented: “High quality training is vital for industry professionals to provide the best possible service to our customers – before, during and after installation – and I am very much looking forward to the opportunity to work closely with trainees to make learning an enjoyable and rewarding experience for them.

“Not only do our facilities allow trainees, from merchants and installers to existing Kingspan staff, to gain an in-depth understanding of renewable technologies, they also give tradesmen the opportunity to boost their earnings. The broad portfolio of courses on offer includes LOGIC-certified training. That means our professionals and customers can rely on expert knowledge they can trust.

"Achieving LOGIC certification also helps trainees towards gaining Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) accreditation – essential for their installations to become eligible for voucher support under the Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) scheme and for future Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) payments from the Government.”

Mr Holroyd, added: “As our renewables portfolio expands and the market continues to grow, Kingspan Renewables Training Centres will play a vital part in helping installers make the most of the commercial opportunities on offer. We believe it is our responsibility to provide trainees with the valuable skills they need to respond competently to increasing demand. They also benefit from advice about government grants and other incentives that are driving renewables in the UK, as well as after-sales and technical support from Kingspan.”

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