Published by Develop Scotland on Sat 09 Jun 12 @ 22:15
Develop Scotland - the leading technical skills training provider, is celebrating the second anniversary of its Linlithgow Training Centre with the successful win of a £750,000 contract.
Develop successfully retendered and won the Scottish Water training contract for a further three years plus annual extensions the value of which is expected to be around £750,000.
Develop is one of the few providers in the country delivering multi-utility training for both traditional and environmental technologies and is the only one that offers a distinctive blend of technical and behavioural training. The new contracts sees Develop delivering a host of training including Wastewater Systems, Valve Operations, Leakage Detection, Street works, Water Jetting, DOMS, Confined Spaces, Trench Support and Health and Safety.
A spokesperson from Scottish Water added: "Develop has been chosen as a key provider of Technical and Health & Safety Training following a rigorous procurement process with Scottish Water, effectively making them one of the preferred suppliers of Scottish Water."
Over the past 30 years Develop, has provided a wide range of training solutions for some of the country's top utility companies and contractors including Scottish Water, Scotia Gas Networks, May Gurney and McNicolas Construction. Other clients include The NHS, Sodexho, British Aviation Authority (Edinburgh & Glasgow Airports) Turner FM and Robertson FM.
Ross Kerr, Development and Delivery Manager for Scotland commented "It's been an exciting start to the year, in such a highly competitive market for training, particularly in today's challenging we're delighted to have won this business. The continuing success of Develop Scotland as we celebrate the anniversary of second site is a testament to the dedication of our team here."
As well as Linlithgow, Develop also shares a facility with Scottish Water at Balmore Road, Glasgow.
Develop provides training from apprenticeship level to post professional development offering in excess of 500 open and bespoke courses. As part of on-going investment in maintaining its position at the forefront the technical training sector, Develop is investing in behavioural training and has created a revolutionary new leadership program called MaTE 'Managing a Technical Environment'.
To support increasing demand for its training Develop is currently looking to take on some new self employed training associates at the site for a number of areas including Water and Gas Networks, Confined Spaces, Health and Safely and Street works For further information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Develop's portfolio provides training courses across a wide range of disciplines including; Gas and Water Networks, Electrical, Deep Excavations, Trench Support Techniques, Street works, Confined Spaces, Legionella, Behavioural and Health and Safety.