Saint-Gobain is committed to supporting our customers to develop their skills.
Improving the skills of those working in construction is critical to creating better buildings, and essential for the future of our industry. It is also critical that we play our part in helping to encourage a new generation of trained, digitally aware, diverse young people to enter the industry.
We have a passion for improving the training and support available to the industry. We want skilled tradespeople with the know-how to create high-performing buildings, using modern methods of construction that improve comfort, wellbeing and daily life for occupants.
Each year we are active in many ways to provide practical training, support young people in our industry and encourage SMEs to grow.
You can read more below about a number of our activities designed to support improved skills and knowledge in construction industry. These initiatives include:
You can also read more about our approach to training in our CSR Review here.
British Gypsum's courses on Drylining are held at four academies in the UK and cover topics including: jointing, installing metal partitioning, using mechanisal jointing equipment and understanding building acoustics.Practical Clevedon, Somerset; East Leake, Leicestershire; Erith, Kent; Kirkby Thore, Cumbria
British Gypsum offers courses for drywall system designers, including acoustic designers and re-sellers.Practical Clevedon, Somerset; East Leake, Leicestershire; Erith, Kent; Flitwick, Bedfordshire; Kirkby Thore, Cumbria; South Lanarkshire College, Nr Glasgow
British Gypsum offers courses in plastering at four locations in the UK. You can choose whether you want to focus on new innovative products, undercoats or skim coats.Practical Clevedon, Somerset; East Leake, Leicestershire; Erith, Kent; Kirkby Thore, Cumbria