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After 8 months of designing, writing and testing with the industry, TODAY will see the soft launch of our one-hour Equality and Diversity online training. The training released today is split into three sections: – legal; benefits; and what you can do.  It is aimed at informing employees about the benefits of fairness, inclusion and respect in the workplace as well as engaging them with this agenda which will encourage them to see it as an important part of their role within their organisation.

Once again, we would like to offer our thanks to the companies and people that tested the product as well as those who took time to offer their feedback which has helped us to develop a product that is right for the industry. So thank you to Robertson, BAM, BAM Nuttall, CITB, Miller, Galliford Try, Vinci, CECA, CECA Members, CIC, Seddons, Wates, Bell GroupHochtief Murphy Joint Venture, Volkerstevin, NFB, Shepherds, ISG, Jackson Civils, Volker Fitzpatrick, Costain, Morgan Sindall, Volkerwessels, Balfour Beatty, Owen Pugh, The Clancy Group, Alun Griffiths, Crossrail, E C Harris, Select Plant Hire, Taylor Wimpey and Graham

Also, a big thank you to Construction Manager who did a write-up of the online training, which you can see here

For those of you interested in finding out more about our online training, you have a number of options: –

  1. Visit our website for information and pricing as well as to register your interest
  2. Buy a license – you can buy a yearly license for a set number of employees.
  3. Buy a fixed number of uses with the option to move to a license at a later date if desired.
  4. Try it on our online Learner Management System. If you would like to test the training before making any decisions we can give you a trial via our online Learner Management System.
  5. Sign up to our full launch webinar taking place on Thursday 3rd July 2014 at 12.30pm. This webinar will launch the full three-hour online training package that will sit alongside the one hour course released today. Please note the webinar intends to demonstrate the online learning package and will not include the full training courses.

From the webinar on 3rd July you will be able to select either the one-hour – or the three-hour course – whichever best suits your needs.

You can register your interest for both the online learning and for places on the webinar here or by emailing Patrick direct via Patrick@constructingequality.co.uk— we look forward to “seeing” you on the 3rd!

Industry Feedback from our Construction Specific Online Equality Training

Over the course of this month we’ve been gearing up for the launch of our online learning. The courses are written, and they have a content that is not only highly informative but also interactive and engaging.

But how can we be sure? The only way to tell was to send out samples to companies from the construction industry and ask them to test it for us, and send in feedback. We sent our samples to leading industry organisations including BAM, Costain, HochtiefMurphy Joint Venture, Seddon, Shepherd, Robertson, CIC, CITB and Miller.

Results

100% of testers said that: The objectives were clearly outlined and met, The content was informative and useful, The presentation had the right level of interactivity, There were enough resources supplied and they all liked us presenting it.

Question One Picture (2) PB 16.05.2014

Question Three Picture (1) PB 16.05.2014

The respondents also commented that the construction industry focus was very useful, as the training addressed the specific challenges faced by the sector. They also pointed out that they felt the training was engaging for the potential audience, and that the interactive aspects were good. The clarity of presentation was highlighted as a strong point, with the information we were conveying being concise and thorough.

There were a few technical issues brought to our attention, but they have now been remedied.

Question Liked Construction (1) PB 16.05.2014

The one hour introduction to Equality in Construction will be available from the 4th of June with a launch webinar on the 30th of June at 1pm  please get in touch if you would like a sample of the training or to register your interest in the webinar.