Skyform Specialist Contracts Division is fully committed to ensuring that all employees have the relevant knowledge, skills and expertise to perform their work to consistently high standards and to achieve their full potential. We recognise that the training and development of our employees is fundamental to the improvement of our operational performance and the achievement of company strategy and goals. Skyform Group will therefore strive to make training and development an integral part of our operations and to follow a continuous process of appraisal, training and development.
This policy applies to all employees of Skyform Specialist Contracts, Wind & ECO Division. The policy applies equally to all employees irrespective of their employment status, function, grade or location.
In accordance with the company’s Equal Opportunities Policy, all employees are treated equally in the provision of training and development opportunities and are provided with equal access to training and development opportunities relevant to their needs.
It is the responsibility of the Managing Director to:
It is the responsibility of Senior Contracts Manager to:
All employees are responsible for:
Overall responsibility for the operation of this policy lies with the Senior Contracts Manager. The effectiveness of the policy will be monitored by our Managing Director.
Training and development will be provided only where needs exist. Our Senior Contracts Manager will identify the training needs of their employees. Training and development needs, once identified will be collated centrally and priorities assessed. All training and development activities must be approved in writing, in advance by a Company Director. Attendance on external training and development courses, including day release courses, requires further written approval, in advance, by a Company Director.
The Financial Director will determine the annual budget available and formulate a strategy for the deployment and expenditure of available resources.
All new entrants to the company will receive appropriate induction training. Staff transferring within the company will be provided with an appropriate local induction, which will include the identification of appropriate training and development needs.
All employees will be given adequate health and safety training, including information on emergency procedures, before they start work. The need for health and safety training will be reassessed on a regular basis and in particular when there has been a change in operating procedures. Retraining and/or refresher training will be provided whenever necessary.
All training and development activities will be evaluated. At company level, the Senior Contracts Manager will be responsible for evaluating all training and development activities against the company’s strategy and goals on an annual basis.
At local level, appointed Site Supervisors will validate and evaluate training and development activities on an ongoing basis, to ensure their relevance, added value and best practice.