On the 1st of August, a cross-section of GGF Members and GGF Group staff gathered at the Federation’s offices in Southwark to discuss the sector’s training needs and how the GGF and its group of commercial companies can deliver better training for the industry.
From the Training Strategy Day, the GGF listed Members’ views and concerns over the important need for a long term and consistent strategic approach to training that will deliver viable, relevant and high-quality training courses for GGF Members and the wider industry.
At the meeting, there were representatives from the following sectors; glass processing, manufacturing, fire-resistant glazing, safety and security glazing, installation (commercial and domestic), glazing components and emergency glazing.
During the meeting, presentations were delivered by GQA Qualifications, training company Fenestrology and FENSA.
From Members’ views, an outline strategy was agreed and drawn up. The strategic plan will be refined then presented to the Glazing Executive and Home Improvement Executive for comment over the next few weeks, before tabling a proposed five-year training strategy to the GGF Board in September.
In the meantime, the GGF is continuing to offer courses for domestic installers, surveyors and fire-resistant glazing installers. To view available courses please click here.