COVID-19 update from Chief Executive Officer - 01/06/2020

COVID-19 update from Chief Executive Officer - 01/06/2020

Following on from the recent Government announcement, the earliest that Derwent Training will start face to face delivery with learners will be week commencing Monday 15th June with reduced class sizes so that social distancing can be adhered to throughout the centre. Please do not come in on your normal attendance day unless you have been notified, we will continue with remote learning with all those not in for face to face training. 

The training centre will look very different with a one way system, hand sanitising stations and changed working practices so that we can adhere to social distancing, these have been put in place to keep all learners and staff safe. Joining instructions will be sent out to learners and employers on what they have to adhere to when in the training centre. 

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Apprentices continue to support Engineering and Manufacturing

Apprentices continue to support Engineering and Manufacturing

Apprentices in the North Yorkshire area have been playing a key role in the COVID-19 pandemic, and they will be crucial to the productivity of the UK and the country's recovery. Employers have been adapting their production to manufacture PPE visors, as well as ventilator components during the crisis. 

Claire Gavaghan, Chief Executive Officer said 'we moved to remote delivery in mid-March, before the Government lockdown, to keep learners and staff safe. We went from a standing start learning and adapting as we went. It was not easy but it was essential. We knew we could not let apprentices be forgotten in the midst of a national crisis. They are crucial to the productivity of the UK and the country's recovery. Not one apprentice has been placed on a break in learning, all of them are still in-learning and are making progress towards achievement. Employers and apprentices are happy with the continued training.'  

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COVID-19 23.03.2020 - Message from Chief Executive Officer

COVID-19 23.03.2020 - Message from Chief Executive Officer

Derwent Training are continuing to make progress with apprentices as we employ new ways of working remotely. 

The Senior Leadership Team meet online at 10:00am each day and are now implementing the following steps in line with Government advice:

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Action being undertaken in response to Coronavirus

Action being undertaken in response to Coronavirus

We are doing our part to reduce the spread of Coronavirus and working collectively in the interests of us all.

Derwent Training has already taken a number of steps within the organisation to reduce the likelihood of spreading the virus. This has included addressing the lapses in hand washing routines and increasing the disinfection of surfaces. 

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Bring a Pound to Work Day 2020

Bring a Pound to Work Day 2020
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