FIS Associate Member DMR Training has secured government National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) funding for the insulation sector in Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Sheffield City regions.

Based in Greater Manchester DMR is a construction training provider and has access to full funding to cover assessment in NVQ Level 2 in Insulation and Building Treatments.  A number of pathways exist within this qualification including internal, external wall, cavity wall and loft insulation, all of which qualify for CSCS Skilled Worker ‘blue and ‘gold’ card applications. Funding makes these qualifications free of charge to FIS members.

DMR specialises in onsite NVQ assessment and has been helping construction industry workers gain vocational qualifications and CSCS cards since 2013.  DMR Managing Director Dave Radley said, “When I set the company up eight years ago, it coincided with the start of the original Green Deal.  We started to deliver qualifications within this area immediately as we felt that it was an important shift in the way the industry works and the effects on the economy.  However, it never really took off as expected and demand simply wasn’t there, and government stopped supporting the scheme in 2015.  I am delighted that the government is now supporting a green recovery and the retrofit of energy efficiency measures.  The ten point plan for a green industrial revolution shows just how serious government are about making it happen this time.”

Dave went on to say, “We want to play our part in building back better, supporting green jobs and contributing to the goal of net zero.  We’re looking forward to working with FIS members and helping them gain the qualifications they need for their business to be involved.”

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