Plant Hire SME Growth and Development

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Productivity and new ways of working, Learning resources, Sectors and roles, New qualifications and courses, Small employer support, Leadership and management

Scottish Plant Owners Association

Jim Houstoun BSc, MBA





The project will provide training to meet the current skills shortage in plant operation by delivering business skills which will allow micro employers to grow and build capacity for the sector. A programme of training which will be delivered to senior managers and business owners. These skills include: entrepreneurship, business planning, ‘whole life cost’ buying, innovative procurement, risk assessment & control, method statements and compliance.

  • Develop 12 training modules for small Plant hire and owner businesses and
  • Deliver this training to up to 40 employers over the project lifespan

01 Dec 2016

01 Jul 2017

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