Greyline continues its investment in people.
Training & Development
One of Greyline’s key objectives is to deliver operational excellence within safe environments and to achieve this successfully we need to employ and tarin competent management teams supported by qualified trades people and supply chains.
The ‘Greyline Health & Safety passport to work’ is a suite of training courses that are bespoke to the management and trade roles within our business.
Our suite of training is constantly growing and evolving, according to our clients’ requirements for services and works being delivered by Greyline. We conduct a training gap analysis with each existing and new staff member, in accordance with our ‘Greyline Health & Safety passport to work’, and our managers hold regular one-to-one meetings and appraisals with their staff to keep up to date with any new training requirements.
Our Greyline Health & safety passport to work allows us to check that the employee has the necessary skills to competently carry out their work.
Greyline’s Site managers all hold a current SMSTS qualification, First aid at work and relevant mandatory H&S training, such as asbestos awareness, manual handling, working at heights, COSHH awareness, fire safety awareness, and sharps awareness. Site management staff also hold basic scaffold awareness training and have undergone Face Fit – Train the Trainer training, with a view to train further staff, as and when required.
Greyline’s site management teams have all been DBS checked and have successfully carried out Safeguarding Children & Adults Level 1-3, and Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Level 2 Training.
To support our training requirements Greyline partners with a range of training providers, as denoted to deliver our comprehensive training plans .
Greyline electrical division
Our Electrical division is led by Electrical Manager, Nick Farrow, our Electricians hold the necessary testing and inspection certification and relevant staff have successfully achieved their 18th Edition training, which supports our NICEIC accreditation. Most of our current electrical contract works are delivered by Nick and his team of electricians to ensure we are compliant with the latest electrical regulations whilst providing immediate high quality electrical services at the tender stage , pre commencement phase, production phase and post works phase to ensure our customers receive the right electrical outcomes and services.
Nick Farrow commented “Due to the nature of work, it is paramount that we recruit electrical staff who hold the relevant qualification prior to placing them on site. We check employees’ competencies at the point of recruitment to establish any gaps that need to be addressed as a priority. We also ensure that our electrical staff continue to attend relevant training to ensure that they are up to date with necessary legislation.”
Greyline are a London Living wage employer and CITB Levy paying company.
Greyline is an accredited Living wage employer, the Living Wage is an hourly rate calculated according to the basic cost of living in the UK, it is set independently and updated annually. There are two rates of Living Wage; one for those based in Greater London (London Living Wage) and another rate for the rest of the UK (UK Living Wage).
Employers choose to pay the Living Wage on a voluntary basis as opposed to the National Minimum Wage and the National Living Wage, which are statutory obligations.
For Greyline, being a Living Wage employer means adherence to the following commitments:
• We will continue to pay the Living Wage for all our staff who are employed directly by us.
• We will aim to ensure (to the extent permitted by law) that our contractor and sub-contractor community pay London Living Wage to those employees based in Greater London and UK Living Wage to those employees based outside Greater London.