Bespoke ventilation manufacturer Mansfield Pollard has further strengthened its reputation as a progressive and supportive employer by teaming up with Eden Training Solutions to boost staff development and qualifications.

The growing relationship between Eden Training Solutions and the Bradford based company is proving to be of huge benefit to many of the employees, who have found themselves with a chance to learn in a diverse, fast paced business whilst achieving NVQ levels 2 and 3 in a range of courses. Eden Training Solutions works in partnership with employers in a variety of occupational sectors and deliver industry recognised training including, work based QCF qualifications, Apprenticeships and specialist training programmes. The team is committed to working with employers throughout England irrespective of size: with an aim to support all businesses and work with them to develop and deliver national and bespoke training and development designed to meet their needs and requirements in the long term.

Mansfield Pollard employees can choose from a range of courses that include warehouse and stock control, sales, ITQ, customer service and management, that will provide real qualifications. (The level 3 course can have the equivalence of up to 5 A levels grade A* to C.)

Since the beginning of 2014, employee numbers have gone from 117 to 155 to help cope with increasing demand for Mansfield Pollard`s services both in the UK and overseas.

The business successes are testament to the fact staff are nurtured and feel valued and motivated and it is paramount that an outstanding working environment is maintained.

Paul Dresser, Commercial Director for Mansfield Pollard said: “As a thoughtful and innovative employer we recognise the importance of a well-trained and motivated team. By nurturing links with Eden Training, employees will continue to increase their business knowledge and abilities as well as feeling secure in their roles.

“We continue to be delighted with the enthusiasm, value and exceptional contribution that our employees are making at a time of growth for Mansfield Pollard.”

Rachel Green, Eden Training Solutions added: “Mansfield Pollard is shaping up to be one of the best employers in Bradford, where new skills and innovation ignite passion among its team. They are a forward thinking company and working with Eden Training Solutions ensures employees feel valued and appreciated throughout their day-to-day roles.

“Training and development gains skilled, qualified and loyal staff, ensuring they have the most up-to-date training relevant to the business and importantly guarantees the business keeps up with the latest industry standards.”

Mansfield Pollard designs and manufactures bespoke equipment to improve the environments of hospitals, schools, supermarkets, leisure chains, food processors and the rapidly expanding data centre market throughout the world.

The equipment they produce includes ventilation and air conditioning systems, acoustic and anti-vibration equipment, controls, air-handling units and kitchen extraction canopies. This highly-technical equipment is sought after by the likes of Rolls Royce, BMW, Astra Zeneca, Asda, Kelloggs and TGI Friday, to name but a few.