The Big Green Q, news from GQA and its Approved Centres

Welcome to the Big Green Q Newsletter, where we’re looking to showcase what’s happening in and around the GQA network.

News in this edition includes: an overview of the workshops being held at the 5th GQA Conference, Nationwide Windows and Doors – one of the first fabricators to provide in-house training and a qualification assessment programme, Auto Windscreens employees – embracing their qualifications and proving they are the best in-class at a recent International show, and regular back-page feature – ‘GQA Approved Training Centre Profile’ where, Sharon Alderton, Total Support Training Centre shares her story.

Also, read about the latest developments with the CSCS Q-card. After 12 months of negotiations, centres can now offer the card to trained and qualified individuals. Read more in the article on the back-page.

We are going to produce this newsletter regularly and keep you up-to-date with GQA news. It would be great, if we could get stories from all GQA approved centres and share your news and successes with the rest of the network.

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