Training specialist aims to double course numbers

Grant Prior 3 months ago
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Training and testing provider Construction Helpline Ltd (CHL) is on target to provide 200,000 courses this year.

The firm was established 10 years ago and places a focus on CITB Health & Safety courses to encourage new workers onto construction sites.

Technology takes centre stage at CHL and the company believes that there will be increased demand in construction for contactless CSCS cards as the future entry point, adopting AI to ensure that the entire workforce is qualified and certified, and an increased use of block chain storage to combat certification fraud.

CEO Umer Mansoor said: “At the heart of the CHL group sits our technology division with innovative thinking being part of our core values and an organisation-wide culture.

“I believe wholeheartedly that addressing this issue will help to overcome existing and new challenges in the ever-evolving construction landscape. Digitisation can and will improve the construction industry for project managers, site workers, architects and many others”.

CHL is hoping to double the number of courses it offers next year and increase the diversity of the  workforce.

Mansoor said: “We are passionate about driving diversity and inclusion for the BAME community across the construction industry.

“I founded CHL out of a need for a reliable resource to arrange CITB tests, construction NVQ training and CSCS card acquisition.

“We are actively looking for more ways to help increase diversity and have several initiatives in the pipeline, including sponsored placements on some of our courses.”

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