A South Yorkshire-based construction group has invested in staff training thanks to support from The Sheffield College.
Horbury Group, based in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, provides construction solutions to developers, building owners and main contractors throughout the UK.
Eleven managers have recently completed the Building for the Future professional development programme.
The programme was designed and delivered by The Sheffield College in partnership with Hughes Training Solutions Ltd
The training aimed to meet the future business needs of the Horbury Group, and the construction sector, by developing current managers.
The programme included parts of the Institute of Leadership and Management Leadership and Management Level 5 course.
Trevor Wragg, Chief Executive, Horbury Group, said: “It’s critical that we invest in our talent to develop leaders of the future so that our business remains lean and resilient, and can continue to grow.”
Andrew Hartley, Commercial Director, The Sheffield College, added: “We are pleased to support Horbury Group, as construction is a growth sector for Sheffield City Region. Investing in their staff and skills training helps employers to grow their business and supports regional employment.”
The development programme was part funded by Sheffield City Region Skills Bank.
The Sheffield College has a £321 million economic impact on the city annually and works with 1,250 employers to deliver apprenticeship programmes in a wide range of industry sectors to more than 2,600 apprentices a year.