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EasyGates Puts the Focus on Product and Training at Open Day

Last updated: Wednesday, June 14, 2023

  EasyGates is opening the doors of its West Midlands based Smart and Secure Centre  to showcase the latest technology coupled with training. The open day on June 30 is the first at the centre since it opened some three years ago. As well as being able to see the latest technology, visitors will be […]

DHF Restarts Ireland Training

Last updated: Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Following a two-year ‘pause’ as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) has announced its plan to resume its training programme in the Republic of Ireland. This follows a meeting held in Dublin with Ireland-based members, DHF’s head of commercial operations, Patricia Sowsbery-Stevens, general manager & secretary, Michael Skelding, and senior […]

Post Driver Course is Route to Lantra Certificate

Last updated: Friday, March 25, 2022

Training providers FaCT and Lantra have combined to launch a new approved mechanical post drive course. The course is aimed at those who use mechanical post drivers, either tracked, tractor mounted or lorry and excavator mounted and has been developed for agricultural, VRS, highways and general boundary fencing installers. Lantra approved and assessed, the one […]

DHF In Lead Sponsorship Role for Fencex

Last updated: Sunday, October 3, 2021

DHF (Door & Hardware Federation) is preparing to focus once again on the important issue of ‘gate safety’ when sponsoring this year’s Fencex, due to take place on 13th October at the Warwick Suite at NAEC Stoneleigh near Coventry. Coinciding with the event’s 10th anniversary, the federation is also celebrating its decade-long continuous support of, […]

Five Year Training Plan for DHF

Last updated: Sunday, October 3, 2021

Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) has announced that it has embarked upon a new five-year training strategy, taking its training offering and initiatives into 2026. The Staffordshire-based trade association has set its sights on ‘planning ahead’ in terms of how best it can serve the industry, and having presented its strategy to the board, plans […]

Distance Learning Hits a Monthly Record High

Last updated: Saturday, June 5, 2021

Gate Safe has hit a new monthly record for virtual training. The organisation is provided its Gate Safe Distance Learning course to 67 delegates inside four weeks. Alongside of this the charity has been satisfyingly high number of companies who repeatedly return to Gate Safe to either refresh their training or ensure new recruits follow […]

Funding Deadline is on the Horizon Warns Training Body

Last updated: Wednesday, May 26, 2021

“Call to action” is the alert from Fencing and Construction Training (FaCT) with the deadline to sign up for their current funding programme on 31 July 2021 not far away. Those 24 or over and based in England, then could be eligible for the funding to support gain the blue FISS CSCS card for skilled […]

Tornado Get Gold Accreditation from IIP

Last updated: Thursday, April 22, 2021

Manufacturer Tornado Wire has won gold going into the top 20 of companies in the UK for Inverstors in People. With operations in Warwickshire, Cumbria (pictured) and Perthshire, the company has once again put itsself through the hoops of the accreditation process and come out with a shining to gain We invest in people, gold […]

DHF Training Starts Again

Last updated: Monday, June 1, 2020

Face-to-face training is beginning again at the DHF Academy headquarters in Staffortdshire The trade organisation started class operations on June 2nd. This is the first time it has offered the facility since the lockdown measures were put in place in March and places are being restricted to six each day. “From the start of lockdown, […]

DHF’s Guide to On-Site Working

Last updated: Thursday, May 28, 2020

Detailed consultations has led DHF to publish a comprehensive 11-page guidance document detailing working from distance. This follows the interim version which was sent out at the end of April and DHF is urging members to pass it on to customers. “We have continued to gather information from a number of sources and produce a […]