first_imgThis week’s training newsIncentive for engineers The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board has launched threemajor initiatives to help increase training investment in the sector. A £1.9mtraining scheme, part-funded by the European Social Fund, will train previouslyunemployed people in Scotland to SVQ3 level. The shortage of technical andengineering skills will be addressed through a £500,000 investment programme,while another £500,000 will be used to deliver a skills competency model forthe industry. These are in addition to schemes already running, bringinginvestment to £40m. training launch The British International Freight Association has launched a multi-modeltraining programme of short courses for the industry. The scheme has threelevels, from an introductory module to advanced subjects for senior managers,directors and specialists in the field.  www.bifa.orgArriva drives for values Arriva is using a new process called ‘Working with others’ to direct andrecord the performance of its senior managers. The scheme is designed to ensuremanagers work within a common framework, aligned to the public transportprovider’s brand values. It combines elements, including training needs, pastperformance and personal development plans in a single document. The scheme isbeing rolled out across the company and will eventually be used by 250managers. Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article TrainingOn 15 Jan 2002 in Personnel Todaylast_img read more

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