Tarmac is continuing its ongoing commitment to building skills and employee development by taking part in Learning at Work Week 2018, the annual campaign which focuses on the importance and benefits of learning and development in the workplace.
The UK’s leading sustainable construction solutions company is highlighting the learning and development resources available to its more than 7000 employees, that are there to support them develop and progress their careers. Each day of the week will be dedicated to a different resource/tool to remind employees of what they have available and the benefits of utilising them.
Peter Kay, Tarmac’s head of learning and development, said: “Learning at Work Week is a brilliant opportunity to remind each other of the great facilities, services and partnerships we have to help our colleagues develop skills, progress careers and achieve their full potential.
“We’re very ambitious when it comes to personal development and take pride in offering employees the best services available to help them develop key skills,build knowledge and embed learning into the workplace.”
Tarmac employees have access to a range of materials and services including mentoring programmes, online learning tools and external partnerships with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), MindTools and the Mineral Products Qualifications Council (MPQC). These key partnerships deliver CMI accredited leadership programmes and MPQC qualifications and awards which are essential to career progression.
Peter Kay added, “In addition to the ongoing development programmes, we hold a number of events, including a Future Leaders conference earlier in the year, which was a great example of this. Graduates, apprentices and higher apprentices spent two day workshop and worked with senior managers and our leadership team, including our Senior Vice President Martin Riley, to share ideas and discuss their approach to a range of business challenges and opportunities.
Our Employee Development Programmes are also currently ongoing which is brilliant to see. Colleagues from different areas and levels of seniority across Tarmac work together in small groups and are given resources to identify and address ideas that will help our business and our customers.”
Learning at Work Week is an annual event in May organised by the Campaign for Learning since 1999. For more information visit www.campaign-for-learning.org.uk. Follow @TarmacLtd on Twitter throughout the week to see more.