Training & Competency Policy

Training & Competency Policy

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AMF Access Services Limited is a leading provider of commercial scaffolding access services. Providing scaffolding to clients in, domestic, commercial, industrial, oil and gas industries in the Scottish Central Belt region. The company’s integrated offerings, innovative products and multi-skilled teams offer
high-quality efficient scaffolding services.

It is the policy of the Company to maintain a high level of competence across its workforce to ensure consistent delivery of health and safety in the scaffolding industry.
As well as the best standards of service to our clients.

To achieve these objectives the company adopts a positive approach to ensuring the training and competency of its workforce. Not only following industry and statutory guidelines but also shaping industry best practices by proactively setting goals for training,
development, and competence assessment in its market sector.

We have a dedicated and highly committed staff, who ensure our business processes and procedures work together under the
guidance of our Management System to ensure that we have personnel with the right skills for the job.

Specific goals include:

  • Development and maintenance of company-wide training matrices that give transparency of training and development needed and held for specific roles.
  • Review of qualifications and experience to ensure both on going compliance and identify staff development
  • Opportunities for promotion and multi-skilling.
  • Encouragement of uptake of further education and continual professional development to update their training and
  • Competency levels where this will deliver the best service to our Clients.
  • Ongoing development and use of Externally Accredited Competence Programmes to actively measure the on-the-job competence of the workforce.
  • Ensuring Supervisory staff have the skills to ensure that work-scopes are delivered to agreed levels of quality, health and safety, efficiency and environmental protection in line with company goals.
  • Sourcing training and monitoring training delivered through a network of approved training providers.
  • Use of Trade Testing to ensure current competence.

The Company expects all its employees and sub-contractors to understand their responsibilities regarding training and
competency and to familiarise themselves with the terms and requirements of the company’s training and competency
standards and procedures.

The Directors and Senior Managers of the Company, including branches/filialer, will ensure through positive leadership, active
participation and encouragement that employees are motivated toward the aims of this policy.