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Trainbase New Construction Training Centre Has Been Opened

Trainbase, a new construction training centre has been opened in Northumberland. The site was opened by Ian Lavery, the Labour MP for Wansbeck. It is thought that the new site will create 20 new jobs over the course of the first 18 months of Trainbase operating. The training centre located

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New Construction Training Centre in North East England

A new construction training centre in the North East of England is nearing completion. The purpose built facility has been created at Burnt House Farm in Bedlington, South Northumberland. Tony Rutherford is a Northumberland-based entrepreneur who is part of WPR Farms as well as having established Trainbase Ltd. Rutherford has

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BDC 317 : Jun 2024

Trainbase

Trainbase New Construction Training Centre Has Been Opened

Trainbase, a new construction training centre has been opened in Northumberland. The site was opened by Ian Lavery, the Labour MP for Wansbeck. It is thought that the new site will create 20 new jobs over the course of the first 18 months of Trainbase operating. The training centre located at Burnt House Farm in Bedlington is expecting a high level of demand for its courses when it starts operating. This training centre has been set up as a new business venture by Tony Rutherford. Rutherford is the owner of WPR Farms and is a Northumberland based entrepreneur. It is thought that Trainbase will offer professionally accredited training and testing across several different awarding bodies for those working in the construction industry or any related trades. The training centre has already attracted some well-known clients including Esh Group, Thompsons of Prudhoe and JN Bentley of Skipton. Tony Rutherford will be acting as Director and Centre Manager for Trainbase Ltd as the training centre opens its doors. Trainbase will focus on providing quality training for people across the region. The training centre will offer the necessary skills and accreditation in order to work on site safely with a high level of competence. The training centre is expecting to have a high level of interest in its courses because of the promising North East construction market. In this region the construction market is doing well because of affordable housing developments as well as student accommodation and other infrastructure projects taking place. Trainbase has announced that they have already created four new jobs and it is hoped that more opportunities will come in the future. The skills shortage in the construction industry is well documented and it is important that training facilities of a high quality are made available for local businesses. It is more vital that training opportunities are created because of the need for certification from accredited awarding bodies are desired as opposed to in-house certification which is not accepted widely as a proof of competence.

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New Construction Training Centre in North East England

A new construction training centre in the North East of England is nearing completion. The purpose built facility has been created at Burnt House Farm in Bedlington, South Northumberland. Tony Rutherford is a Northumberland-based entrepreneur who is part of WPR Farms as well as having established Trainbase Ltd. Rutherford has invested £350,000 in to building the new centre for construction training. When the facility id finished it will be opened to provide accredited training and testing across several different awards bodies in order to offer the widest opportunities for the users of the center. Ther will be a large range of CPCS, NPORS training as well as other short courses, street works and Level 2 Plant NVQ’s. Rutherford’s new business has already created four new jobs before it is open for business. There are two training administrators as well as a tester and assessor already hired for the training center. However, this number will increase when the center is finished. Tony Rutherford identified the opportunity to build the construction training centre after discovering that many businesses in this sector send their employees out of the region in order to gain the necessary qualifications that will soon be on offer in this facility. The gap in the market will soon be filled by Rutherford’s facility that aims to offer high quality training across a wide variety of professional courses. It is believed that Trainbase will be the largest facility of its kind in the North East region of the country. It is also expected to be the only facility that will offer a full range of courses all from one location. The training centre will be located at Burnt House Farm which is a 20-acre site that incorporates a 15-acre all weather digging area. The facility will include an outdoor training area, as well as office accommodation with more space for training, testing and conference rooms.

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