We’re delighted that VGC Academy has been shortlisted for the CN Specialists Training Excellence award.
The award recognises companies that are excellent in training and developing staff, leading to improved business performance. Factors considered by the judges included:
- innovation in training methods
- an embedded training culture
- benefits and outcomes from training.
Our entry described how and why we set up the VGC Academy We also explained the way we’ve continued to deliver our ambitious training programme despite COVID. The VGC Academy’s training focuses on positive behaviours, helping people develop to be the best they can.
Head of HR Laura Perry said: “Our behavioural development programme complements our technical and trade-related training. We are developing future industry leaders who will be resilient, innovative and have high levels of emotional intelligence.”
The other shortlisted companies in the Training Excellence category are:
- Cleveland Bridge UK
- Erith Contractors
- Errigal Contracts
- Measom Dryline
- P Flannery Plant Hire
- SPV Group.
The CN Specialist awards recognise outstanding achievements of specialist contractors, highlighting inspirational businesses across the construction industry. See all the finalists in all 20 award categories on the CN Specialists website.
VGC won highly commended in the Community Engagement category in last November’s online awards event for Go Beyond The Gates. The 2021 CN Specialist award winners will be announced at a ceremony in London on Tuesday 19 October 2021.