Joanne’s CIPP studies pay off

Payroll manager Joanne O'Hara has achieved her CIPP (Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals) Foundation degree in Payroll Management.

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Supporting our people to gain future-proof NVQ qualifications

Despite the challenges of COVID, we have continued to fund all our training programmes including life-long NVQ qualifications.

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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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Another successful week of virtual work experience

45 students joined VGC's "inspiring" April virtual work experience, which they said was "a fantastic opportunity", "very worthwhile" and "fun".

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West Midlands construction gateway training

We are pleased to be playing a key part in a new six-week pre-employment construction gateway for new entrants to the construction industry.

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We’re an approved Kickstart employer

We are pleased to have been approved for new Kickstart government funding to support young people into long term work in the industry.

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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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2020 staff survey results

Thank you everyone who filled in our staff survey to help us improve. Lots of people said VGC looks after people, pays them on time, and communicates well.

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Students vote virtual work experience week a success

The 40 students who took part in our virtual work experience week during February half-term described it as 'really inspiring'.

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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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About the VGC Academy

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

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