THE STUDENTS ATTENDING the SPV/ Juniper Training Building Futures training centre have been given a substantial donation from construction materials manufacturer, TN International.
SPV Group Commercial Director, Kate Whatley had been discussing the current challenges the company faces in delivering its waterproofing training courses with Craig Smith of TN International. Much to Kate’s delight, over 40 pallets of roofing felt were then offered by TN International and gratefully collected by SPV from TN International’s warehouse in Nottingham in early April. The donation included a variety of bitumen membranes and accessories.
Generous Training Donation
The generous donation will assist both the 19 students currently enrolled on SPV Group’s Construction Pathway course for 16- to 18-year-olds. It will also benefit the 20 students currently undertaking their 18-month Trailblazer qualification in waterproofing. The students will be using the materials in practical training sessions. They will assist in providing valuable hands-on installation experience replicated on purpose made roofing rigs.
The Training Hub was initially set up to offer a construction pathway course for those looking to start a career in construction. However, over the last few years it has grown very rapidly and expanded. Whilst SPV continues to deliver the Construction Pathway course, it also offers Trailblazer apprenticeship training in waterproofing, slating and tiling and sheeting and cladding.
Howard Evans, Managing Director at SPV Group, said, “Donations and support from TN International have been so important in providing the students excellent practical, hands on training. We are so very grateful to TN International for their kind donation. It really was a wonderful gesture and so well received by all at SPV and Juniper. It will help support the delivery of our onsite training and will ensure the students get valuable experience working with top quality roofing products.”