There were no formal qualifications for people working with hand-held tools before CITB funded Hire Association Europe (HAE).
Until HAE applied to CITB’s Flexible Fund, approximately 70% of HAE’s 850 members had struggled to find training specific to plant mechanics and fitters.
As a result of receiving funding the sector’s training and qualification needs have been rejuvenated.
Tool hire companies working with small plant have, for the first time, a training route which is:
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CITB has recently published a searchable database that lists the projects they have supported through Flexible and Structured funding. To view HAE EHA funded training project click here