DMR JOURNAL

Meet The Team: Josh Marshall

Five years after completing his joinery apprenticeship with us, Josh Marshall is back at DMR as our new administrator and training consultant. Naturally, we wanted to find out what he’s been doing for the last few years, so we made him a brew and plied him with questions.

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Meet The Team: Elizabeth Gredecki

We’ve already interviewed a Queen fanatic for our Meet the Team series, and today we’re rolling out another one: Elizabeth Gredecki from Business Support. Elizabeth joins us for coffee (us) and warm Vimto (her), and a chat in the Georgie Fame Room at Tartleton Villa (a.k.a. DMR HQ).

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Life of Ryan

Ryan has worked with DMR for several years now, and he’s an indispensable part of our training and assessment team. He covers a number of occupational areas, including roofing, cladding and construction supervision. This month, Ryan added another string to his bow by gaining his Internal Quality Assurance qualification.

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Say Hello To Our New Logo

If you’re a regular visitor to dmr-training.co.uk, you may have noticed that change is afoot. We recently updated the website with a new logo, colour scheme, tagline and images – all of which form part of a rebranding of DMR Training.

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Meet The Team: Jody (Employer Engagement Officer)

We collared Jody for ten minutes to quiz her about work and find out what her magic formula is. She’s very modest and wouldn’t let us use a photo with this blog post (but rumour has it you can find a pic of her on the About Us page of this website).

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NVQ Level 2 In Insulation and Building Treatments

Among the range of construction qualifications that we offer at DMR Training is onsite NVQ assessment in Insulation and Building Treatments. This NVQ is suitable for experienced construction and building maintenance workers who specialise in internal/external insulation and energy efficiency building treatments such as external wall or roof insulation.

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NVQ Funding Helps Lewis Crack On

When experienced kitchen fitter Lewis Steinborn first contacted us last summer, he was working with his dad, had no qualifications and was worried about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on his immediate future.

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Plastering NVQ Helps Luke Gain Pay Parity and a Ticket To Oz

When Luke Wainwright first enquired with us about doing a plastering NVQ in 2019, he was vexed that he wasn’t on the same pay rate as other plasterers at the firm where he worked. Despite diving head first into the plastering trade when he left school at 16 and then working full-time for five years, Luke was earning less than the going rate.

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Gain for Wayne With NVQ Funding

The last time Wayne Swinbourne completed a bricklaying qualification, Margaret Thatcher was prime minister, Aston Villa were European champions and Larry Holmes was the best heavyweight in the world.

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NVQ and CSCS Card Will Lead to Increased Business For Darren

One of the latest construction industry workers to benefit from our government funded NVQ assessment provision is Darren German, a hard surface repair technician from Manchester. He works on various sites across the region repairing and restoring a range of surfaces from worktops and window frames to porcelain tiles and UPVC doors.

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