VGC supports the training and development needs of our people to ensure we have the skills and knowledge to meet the current and future requirements of our business.

We are committed to providing technical, health, safety, environmental, leadership, management and behavioural training to our people to ensure personal and professional growth. Our people are made aware of this policy at induction stage and thereafter through our performance management systems.

Our training and development values

  • are driven by the values of the business in line with the company mission and values
  • promote a culture of continuous learning, improvement and innovation
  • are proactive in the identification & development of training and skills needs
  • meet our statutory requirements to provide health, safety and environmental training
  • to utilise the internal training services of VGC training and approved trainers
  • select and procure effective external training partners
  • evaluate the effectiveness of training and development in line with feedback from staff, business performance, clients and third parties
  • promote continuous professional development.

Training and development responsibility, processes and support

  • We encourage line managers to continually review and support their staff’s training and development needs
  • We have procedures to identify, prioritise, communicate, plan, evaluate, verify and record all training, assessment and development events
  • We use IT systems to record and flag up qualification expiry dates to ensure continuity of competence and  qualifications.

Laurence Mckidd, chief executive officer
February 2021

Download a printable pdf copy of our training and development policy (112kb pdf).

This policy confirms the commitments of all members of VGC Group and its companies, including VGC Labour Solutions, VGC Projects and VGC Personnel.