What we did during MHAW

I'm so pleased with the way everyone at VGC has really engaged with MHAW (Mental Health Awareness Week)  this year. 

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Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness week is to raise awareness and educate the public about mental illness, and strategies for attaining mental wellness.

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NPORS success to help women into the construction industry

Valentina, Jennifer and Dana have passed their NPORS plant and vehicle marshal training and are set for a great career in construction.

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Empowering people, behaviours and decisions

At VGC we empower our people to develop behaviours and make decisions that align with our competency framework and support our values.

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Why make safety personal training is important to me

Richard writes about delivering make safety personal (MSP) training to 200+ people since January 2020 on Balfour Beatty sites across the UK.

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Manual handling training on HS2

Ben describes face-to-face manual handling training - visiting people at their place of work, to make sure they are lifting safely.

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Getting the COVID vaccine

Zena has had the COVID vaccine: "It was really easy and didn't hurt at all; the system was most efficient and everyone was very pleasant."

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About the VGC Academy

We established the VGC Academy in 2019 to bring all our learning and development activities under one umbrella.

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National Apprenticeship Week

Workforce development manager Martyn Price MBE writes about National Apprenticeship Week and the opportunities to grow people's careers.

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M4 work experience confirms Valentina’s career choice

Valentina's work experience placement helped her to see what the industry is like, before committing to a new construction career.

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VGC Academy – personal development plan training

Ciara writes about PDP training, which prepares managers to deliver personal development plans in line with the VGC competency framework.

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Staying well in the new year

Wellbeing champion Fiona Dowling offers some practical steps to improving physical and mental wellbeing as we start the new year.

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