Space for the Specialists

There is no doubt that the colleges do a great job covering the popular, traditional and standard construction trades, which are still in great demand, but there is clearly room in the market for independent training providers, such as DMR, to offer specialist skills and qualifications – as employers are quickly discovering. Our successful launch…

Boosting Dry Lining Training Capacity

We already have an active Dry Lining training facility at our centre in Leigh, which has seen us complete Apprenticeships in Interior Systems frameworks over the last three years. We are now boosting our capacity through the acquisition of additional facilities in Wigan. Located alongside our successful roofing academy, we will shortly be opening a…

DMR Fast-Track NVQs – Get Qualified in 1 DAY!

Are you an experienced construction worker who really knows their stuff? Are you just missing the qualification that proves it? If that sounds like you, you need a Fast-Track NVQ! We are delighted to announce that we are now able to offer Fast-Track NVQ assessments in Roofing, Dry Lining and Groundwork, which are each delivered…

Carving Out a Niche as a Specialist

Over the last 12 months we’ve been working hard at identifying and addressing areas of construction where training is inadequate or scarce. We’re fast becoming known as the construction training provider for specialist areas, especially in the roofing and dry lining sectors. We believe that success in bridging skills gaps is not achieved by offering…

DMR Interview with Site Supervisor, Dan Hayward

We recently caught up one of our NVQ achievers, Dan Hayward, to present him with his NVQ certificate and get some feedback on the assessment process. Dan completed a Level 4 NVQ in Construction Site Supervision through on-site assessment for experienced workers. DMR: How did you hear about DMR and why did you pick us…

Dry Lining Apprenticeships

Dry Lining Apprenticeships with DMR Following the successful launch of our new roofing academy, we’re pleased to announce that we’re now turning our attention to another trade with a shortage of training provision – Dry Lining. CITB research along with feedback from construction firms has made it clear that the supply of Dry Lining training…

More Photos From Our New Roofing Academy

September marked the opening of our specialist roof training centre – DMR Roofing Academy – with the first two groups of apprentices coming through the doors. Both groups will be attending the academy for one week every month over the next year while they complete their Level 2 Diploma in Roof Slating and Tiling. We’ll…