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We run short training courses around the country

Covering a wide variety of topics from health, safety and environment through to management and leadership.  Our short courses are designed to be highly interactive and relevant to people working in mineral extractives and related industries. 

Our training courses are:

  • Delivered by industry experts
  • Provide insight and knowledge across a range of topics
  • Accredited by IQ for valuable CPD hours

 Click here to view the latest upcoming courses from IQ Academy.

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Managing Safety

Wednesday, 22 February 2017 from 08:30 to 16:00 (GMT)

Chilwell, United Kingdom

The Managing Safety courses in an interactive one day course that focuses on the aspects of safety on site and how to manage people, situations and environments to ensure every person at the quarry is safe in the job they do. This course is aimed at managers and supervisors to refresh their knowledge of safe working practices and methods within the extractives environment.

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04/04/2017 - Appreciation of Hydraulic Power Systems within the Extractives and Mineral Processing Industry

Tuesday, 4 April 2017 from 08:45 to 16:30 (GMT)

Worksop, United Kingdom

The Institute of Quarrying has teamed up with the National Fluid Power Centre to deliver this course on appreciation of Hydraulic Power Systems within the Extractives & Mineral Processing Industry.

The course is aimed at fitters, maintenance and contractors for the industry.

Consisting of a 1-day training intervention spilt into two parts, AM & PM looking at specific issues relating to fluid power.

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15/03/2017 - Introduction to Investigation and When the Inspector Calls

Wednesday, 15 March 2017 from 08:30 to 16:00 (GMT)

Chilwell, United Kingdom

Provides delegates with a broad understanding of the principles and practice of incident investigation and the confidence and skills for dealing with Her Majesty’s Inspectors of Quarries.

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26/04/2017 - Understanding Quality in the Workplace

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 from 08:30 to 16:00 (BST)

Chilwell, United Kingdom

By completing this course you will learn to understand the importance of quality management to the workplace and your customers, the difference between standards and process, using quality systems and how good quality can be delivered and monitored.

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17/05/2017 - Environmental Awareness

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 from 08:30 to 16:00 (BST)

Chilwell, United Kingdom

Provides delegates with the knowledge to understand common non-compliance issues and confidence in implementing site management (EMS) control measures.

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24/05/2017 - Solving Problems and Making Decisions

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 from 08:30 to 16:00 (BST)

Chilwell, United Kingdom

By completing this course you will examine how to define a problem and gather information to help identify potential solutions.  You will also be able to use a simple decision making technique to assist in identifying the best solution and will be able to plan the implementation and monitoring of the solution once decided upon.

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14/06/2017 - Understand How to Establish an Effective Team

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 from 08:30 to 16:00 (BST)

Chilwell, United Kingdom

By completing this course you will learn how to establish an effective team from the individuals you work with and how to build them into a team performing to the standards you require.

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21/06/2017 - Improving Customer Experience

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 from 08:30 to 16:00 (BST)

Chilwell, United Kingdom

One day masterclass to learn how to improve your organisation's customer experience, and in turn, business performance.

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