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Don’t let unspent training budget break your heart

12 February 2010

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and for those of you who are not expecting cards and flowers let our training team come to the rescue!

The team have come up with a way for you to spend your training budget and make your staff feel loved this February the 14th as you give them the skills they need to get the most out of their job in 2010/11.

As the new financial year approaches, are you in danger of losing any unspent training budget from 2009/10?  It’s crucial to make sure your staff remain efficient in the trying economic climate, so why not invest in a flexible Training Voucher, which allows you to use this year’s unspent budget to pay for next year’s training needs? 

Simply use your unspent training budget to purchase a Training Voucher, for any amount.  We will invoice you for payment in this financial year and you can then use your Training Voucher to cover the cost of training your staff whenever you wish during 2010/11.  Your Training Voucher is valid for any of our courses, including both regional and bespoke training options.

To purchase a Training Voucher click here.  For more information, contact a member of the Training team on 01942 612604 or email training@keepbritaintidy.org.

We don’t want you to think we’re being unromantic, we’re happy to do all the chasing! Did you know that we can deliver all our quality courses at your place of work?  Whilst both the weather and travel expense cutbacks are bleak this Valentine season, there’s never been a better time to play hard to get and let us come to you to deliver training. 

The good news is that we are offering discounts on bespoke enforcement training and the majority of other courses, with up to 30% off* if you book an in-house course to be delivered before the end of the financial year 2009.

Bespoke, in-house training not only offers more accessible training at your workplace (or a venue of your choice) but the majority of our courses can be tailored to tackle local issues and to meet your specific requirements.  In-house training is also very cost-effective, cuts out travel and accommodation expenses, and you can train 8-20* staff at the same time, and to the same level for a one-off cost.   In addition, it provides an opportunity for your staff to get together and discuss any issues relevant to their roles.

Featured bespoke enforcement discounts…

Flycapture Trainingany 2 day session was £4,500 now £3,500 / all 8 days was £14,500 now £11,000
Flycapture Enforcement Training is a national training programme developed by DEFRA, The Environment Agency and The Welsh Assembly Government to assist local authorities to deal with the ongoing problem of waste crime and fly-tipping.  The Flycapture training suite has been updated in line with recent legislative changes, and delegates will receive a comprehensive manual to use in their roles.  Click here for more information on the Flycapture training suite.

Local Environmental Quality Enforcement4 day session was £5,000 now £4,500
This intensive Defra course aims to help LEQ Enforcement Officers understand and utilise the powers available to tackle envirocrimes effectively. On completion of the course delegates will be able to demonstrate the ability to issue fixed penalty notices for a number of offences with consideration for conflict resolution and health and safety.  Click here for more information on this course.

All 1 day Enforcement Courses - was £2,500 now £2,000
We offer a full range of 1 day courses that will give your enforcement staff the skills they need to carry out their roles efficiently, effectively and safely.  Courses available tackle issues such as legislation, PACE, managing waste on land, issuing fixed penalty notices, evidence gathering and achieving co-operation.  Click here to visit our enforcement course page for more information.

All course information can be found on our training website www.keepbritaintidy.org/training.  Contact a member of the training team to find out more about other course discounts available in February and March.

If you would like to discuss a more tailored course, or want advice on the best course for your needs, you can contact us by emailing training@keepbritaintidy.org, where a member of the training team will be more than happy to help.

(*discount % available and maximum delegates are dependent on the course – contact a member of the team for more details)

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