Over 70 Kier staff achieve training qualifications

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Kier Sheffield has celebrated the achievements of 74 employees who have gained a range of qualifications for plumbing, plastering, joinery, electrical installation, heating and ventilation, and driver training.

Senior operations director Phil Oades said: “Completing training courses while also working full time is an outstanding achievement and we are proud of everyone who has been successful.

“At Kier Sheffield we employ almost 1,000 people from the local area and by encouraging participation in additional training opportunities we are ensuring the continuous development of our team. The 74 employees who have achieved industry recognised qualifications have each proven their commitment to providing the safest and best possible service to the people of Sheffield.”

Kier Sheffield is a partnership involving maintenance provider Kier and Sheffield City Council, which provides a planned and responsive repair service for more than 42,000 properties across the city, as well as public buildings such as schools and council offices.