Grwp Llandrillo Menai Championing Skills Development

Congratulations to Grwp Llandrillo Menai who recently won Training Partner of the Year at the Semta Skills Awards 2019. Grwp Llandrillo Menai won this national award for the qualifications and training it provides to local people to support the economy of North Wales by ensuring the competitiveness of the area.

 

PAA\VQ-SET Approved Centre Coleg Menai, part of Grwp Llandrillo Menai, offer PAA\VQ-SET qualifications for the Nuclear and Polymer Industries.

 

The first group of students from REHAU Plastics to complete the new PAA\VQ-SET Level 2 Certificate in Polymer / Polymer Composite Operations, within Cogent SSC’s Polymer Processing Operations - Non-Statutory Wales framework, are celebrating, following the completion of their portfolios.

 

The three candidates are all from REHAU Plastics, site located in North wales.

 

They completed the qualification through their employer's and Coleg Menai's partnership, which is supporting the Polymer industry in Wales.

 

Glenn Williams, Development Officer at Coleg Menai, said, “this course has come to fruition via an industry partnership approach to delivery and assessment. I would like to take this opportunity to thank all our partners, for their collaboration to enable the 100 per cent successful outcome for our first cohort of candidates on the Level 2 Certificate in Polymer / Polymer Composite Operations."

Photo shows L-R: Glenn Williams (GLLM Development Officer), Stephen Owen Lay, John Caron Hughes, Gary Wyn O'Neill and Peter Grice (PAA\VQ-SET EQA).

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Christopher McPhail, Assessor at REHAU said, “all worked extremely hard over the last 18 months to achieve the qualification which included collating technical portfolios which were then assessed to a national industry standard. All 3 candidates have since been rewarded with full time production operator roles and a Quality control inspector with REHAU."

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