In-job Training

Once in a role at a builders merchants you would normally receive training from your employer when you start and through-out your career. These work-based courses offer you the chance to develop your skills and progress in your career.

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BMF Training Solutions

BMF training courses are designed for builders merchants and for building material manufacturers and distributors. They are taught by tutors expert in their subjects and can lead to nationally recognised qualifications. There are 5 areas where you can take courses, these are: Leadership, Sales, Induction and Operation, Transport and Specialist. Use the table below to look at the courses available in these areas.

Our Leadership courses include:

  • Developing Leadership Skills for Supervisors
  • Introduction to Management
  • People Management Skills
  • Effective Time Management
  • Managing Discipline, Dismissal & Absenteeism
  • Managing Bullying & Harassment
  • Excellence in Business Writing
  • Managing Performance
  • Persuasive Presentations

For further information you can download the
BMF training solutions prospectus here

Our Sales courses include:

  • Increasing Sales on the Telephone
  • Maximising Margin
  • Sales Negotiation Techniques
  • Sales Training for Sales Representatives
  • Advanced Sales Training for Sales Executives

For further information you can download the
BMF training solutions prospectus here

Our Induction & Operations courses include:

  • Customer Service in Builders Merchants
  • Health & Safety for Builders Merchants – IOSH Certified
  • Principles of Merchandising
  • Managing and Controlling Stock
  • Reducing Stock Loss & Shrinkage
  • Security Awareness Training for Yard Staff
  • Finance for Non Finance Managers
  • Warehouse & Yard Layout

For further information you can download the
BMF training solutions prospectus here

Our Transport courses include:

  • Driver CPC Training
  • Driver CPC Training (Modular Version)
  • Transport Training for Non Transport Managers
  • Vehicle Compliance
  • Vehicle Productivity
  • Digital Tachographs & Drivers’ Hours
  • LGV Courses
  • Presentation and Regulation Training

Vehicle Training courses:

  • Counterbalance
  • Reach Truck
  • Sideloader
  • Moffett
  • Crane (Lorry Mounted)
  • Telescopic
  • Combi
  • Narrow Aisle Picker
  • Escape Training of Very Narrow Aisle Pickers
  • Banksman, Rigging and Slinging Courses
  • Shovel Loader
  • Pedestrian Pallet
  • Shunting
  • Driver Assessments

For further information you can download the
BMF training solutions prospectus here

Our Specialist courses include:

  • Measuring Building Quantities
  • Kitchen Design with Sales and Customer Care
  • Bathroom Design with Sales and Customer Care
  • Introduction to Employment Law
  • Introduction to Writing Employment Contracts

For further information you can download the
BMF training solutions prospectus here

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