CHL is a leading, nationwide training and testing provider for tradespeople and jobseekers to gain access in the construction workplace with health and safety courses and card acquisition. The demand for construction workers is rapidly growing. The construction industry hosts a variety of different trades and offers countless projects across the country. It is becoming increasingly important to support the demand of construction workers and their aim is simple — to provide a clear pathway for tradespeople using innovation and digitalisation.
BPIC is a Community Interest Company providing Business to Business (B2B) services to employers and educators. BPIC’s vision is to facilitate careers in construction as well as work with organisations looking to improve their diverse representation including advancement of black and ethnic minority professionals.
1st February 2021: – Construction Helpline have chosen BPIC to work with this year and will be offering members a complimentary course over the next year. The lucky recipients will get to complete a CSCS Green Labourer Course in Health & Safety, including course, test and card. The Green Labourer card is for entry-level workers and is one of the first stages in building your construction career.
Umer Mansoor, CEO CHL, said“We are delighted to support BPIC and work together with them to offer their members a free course every month. This partnership is everything we believe in as a business and they are really flying the flag for diversity in the workplace.”
Amos Simbo, BPIC Founder, said“We are delighted to be working with CHL to bring more minorities into the build environment. Our collaboration providing entry level courses goes hand in had with us then connecting the successful candidates to work placements withing the industry. Our spectrum ranges from entry level all the way to senior management and we aim to assist our network members reach their goals and have a clear pathway to success. This is the 1st of many and this year across our network we will be assisting 100 Network members get into the industry. We hope to increase this year on year and bring meaningful change to the industry.”