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New employees and Training at WHS

So far in 2016, we have taken on 60 new starters which have all been external candidates. These new employees have gone into job roles across sites 1, 2 and 3 on all shifts as well as into other departments including new product introduction (NPI), Toyota, Servicemen, Shuttle Drivers, Operators, Quality Associates, Tool Design, Tool room, Engineering and Maintenance. We would like to welcome all of these new starters to WHS and wish them all the best in their new job roles.

maintenanceAlong with the new starters WHS are also committed to carrying out training for our internal staff. The Maintenance team have gained a qualification with Midland Group Training Services Ltd on the Jaguar Land Rover Up skilling Programme which includes: Electrical maintenance Modules, electro-pneumatics and hydraulics, electric principles, fitting & assembly, mechanical maintenance, mechanical principles, pneumatics, technical fault finding & abrasive wheel. Well done to  our maintenance team of Adam Donovan, Dean Millward, John Dalton, Luke Maxwell, Lee Gold & Matthew Melvin with a further four employees started the training later in the year.


coucellingOur current Learning development staff Lucy Sarson, Natalie Jackson & Hayley Johnston completed their Level 2 Award for Introduction to Counselling Skills which includes European Qualification Framework Level 3 with approved training company CPCAB at Coleshill Counselling Service. The course was one evening a week, for ten weeks, with the aim being to help them in their job roles with regards to speaking and listening to staff at WHS. Their current roles require offering support and advice concerning training to current WHS staff.


T.T.TA course for “Train the Trainer” was held by Andy Warren, who is a Supplier Skills Programme Advisor from JLR in the middle of February. Six of our current staff attended were and the course helped them to gain knowledge, understanding and practical experience of learning styles and training techniques. The benefit of the new skills will help Neil Ford and Kayleigh Farrington whop are our moulding and assembly & inspection instructors deliver the training in the Skills centres for new staff coming in to WHS.


Along with these courses staff are also involved in the ILM level 3 in leadership and management, Price 2 training as well as on site IT training. WHS wish all the staff the best with their training and look forward to seeing the positive results this will bring to the staff as well as the company and how this will help our expected growth in the future.

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