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Organisation Description

The company employs over 2,500 staff across the country and brings together best practice through five business units: VolkerFitzpatrick, VolkerRail, VolkerStevin, VolkerHighways and VolkerLaser. These businesses each have a long and successful heritage built on delivering quality and bespoke projects as well as providing specialist skills, plant and equipment. Our success is founded on our ability to deliver in challenging environments and regularly winning repeat business from established clients.

Collaboration is also at the heart of what we do as we share best practice and draw on the specialist skills of each business to deliver a truly integrated service to our clients. By utilising the specialist skills of each business within VolkerWessels UK, we are able to provide development to ensure our staff provide unrivalled resources and expertise to our clients.

CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • Building Services

    Training Course | VolkerWessels UK

    This is a one day course to upskill employees on the definition of Building Services and their importance. The course covers key items for consideration from design through to delivery of project.

  • Assertiveness

    Training Course | VolkerWessels UK

    This course has been designed for anyone who finds it difficult to be assertive. For some; this might mean that their behaviour may be aggressive; while for others it might mean that their behaviour is passive.

  • Coaching For Performance

    Training Course | VolkerWessels UK

    This is a two day module designed for a group of 12-15 managers. The learning is experiential and participative; with a clear focus on developing coaching skills that can be usefully applied back in the workplace to improve people’s performance.

  • Communication Skills

    Training Course | VolkerWessels UK

    This 1 day module is designed for groups of 12-15 participants. The learning is practical and participative with a strong emphasis on the real examples and the planning for direct application in the workplace. This module could be used to build on the tools and techniques covered in ‘Maximising People Performance.’

  • Engineer and QS Planning Skills

    Training Course | VolkerWessels UK

    To gain a greater understanding of planning and programming to enable staff to review and challenge. This will include: programme management; creating a programme; activities; logic review; exercise; updating programmes; historical; future exercise; other planning techniques; time change exercise; output graphs; contract activity day measures; exercise; project examples and actions to take away.

  • Mentoring

    Training Course | VolkerWessels UK

    This course is aimed at those who take an active role in mentoring others. This may take the form of career mentoring; or acting as a mentor to a junior member of staff. Roles and responsibilities of a mentor; the mentor to mentee relationship and skills practice will all be involved.

  • Negotiation Skills

    Training Course | VolkerWessels UK

    This course will develop participants to be able to carry out successful negotiations by achieving a win-win situation.

  • Maximising People Performance

    Training Course | VolkerWessels UK

    This is a one day workshop designed for managers who are responsible for achieving goals through others. The learning is experiential and participative with a strong emphasis on developing a range of knowledge and skills with direct application back in the workplace.

  • Personal Impact and Influence

    Training Course | VolkerWessels UK

    Aimed at staff who would like to be more aware of the impact they make and manage their personal impact.

  • Equality; Diversity and Inclusion

    Online Course | VolkerWessels UK

    This e-learning course is delivered via laptop or PC and covers our responsibility for treating all our colleagues and our contacts with respect.

  • Time management & effective meetings

    Training Course | VolkerWessels UK

    This course will help to improve productivity at meetings by being more focused; measured and structured in the approach to planning and running meetings. Participants will be able to utilise their time at work to maximise results.

  • Presentation Skills

    Training Course | VolkerWessels UK

    This course aims to develop the skills and confidence to present effectively.

  • Centre of excellence programme

    Training Course | VolkerWessels UK

    The ‘Excellence’ programme provides an opportunity to explore; challenge and plan how we develop and improve our services to the VolkerWessels UK businesses in order to be recognised for ‘Service Excellence’. The programme will also address some important issues which were identified in our Employee Engagement Survey.

  • Moving Into Management

    Training Course | VolkerWessels UK

    This course is aimed at those who will be managing a team for the first time; or for those managers who have had little or no management development. It is a mixture of input; discussion; case studies and group exercises.

  • Supervisory Development Programme

    Training Course | VolkerWessels UK

    This programme clearly defines the role of a supervisor and also the most common difficulties a supervisor will face. Clear guidelines are given on each topic; together with comprehensive training materials that form a very useful reference manual.

  • Equality; Diversity & Inclusion Workshop

    Training Course | VolkerWessels UK

    The aim of this course is to encourage delegates to examine their own behaviours when dealing with a diverse workforce.

  • First Line Management Programme

    Training Course | VolkerWessels UK

    This course is intended for practicing first line managers working in our business with the aim to achieve the foundation for their formal development by developing their management skills

  • Developing Leader Programme

    Training Course | VolkerWessels UK

    The Developing Leader Programme is designed to take leaders to the next level of their development; giving the participants the tools to help them in a more senior management role

  • Coaching

    Seminar | VolkerWessels UK

    The aim of this workshop is to help delegates develop a coaching style to use on a daily basis in their management role.