In briefOn 1 Nov 2003 in Personnel Today Previous Article Next Article Thismonth’s Training news in briefMineclearance NVQForcespersonnel will be offered a new qualification that could help their post- armycareers. The Science, Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies Alliance(Semta) skills council has developed an NVQ and SVQ in mine clearance techniques.Semta chief executive Michael Sanderson said: “Britain leads the way in thehumanitarian work of clearing landmines around the world. This is a badge whichshows that our personnel have all the necessary skills for this vitallyimportant work.”LearningcircuitsAfterrecently merging its HR and training departments to give them a higher profile,Lex Vehicle Leasing has created a series of Learning Circuits at its three mainoperational centres. Planned as informal showcases for the company’s staffdevelopment programmes, colleagues moved around to the next presentation when awhistle was blown by a ‘referee’. “We wanted to show that our view of staffdevelopment was not just about doing courses,” said new HR director Steve Moss.CamerawinnerEmmaNye, learning and development officer of global law firm Linklaters, has wonthe prize draw featured in our June edition. Nye, who wins a digital cameradonated by Balance Learning, was one of the many readers who completed theblended learning questionnaire. “It is a subject of great interest to me as Ideal with induction, IT training and internal e-learning for everyone,” saidNye.ClarificationThearticle that was published in last month’s edition , entitled ‘The Road Map toSuccess’ by Kevin Kerrigan of SHL (UK) made reference to the acronym ‘SOLVE’which bore similarities with Huthwaite’s SPIN model. SPIN is a registeredtrademark of Huthwaite International. SHL apologises for any confusion thatthis may have caused. Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos.