Raising the bar through compliance training

S Norton & Co is one of the UK’s leading metal recycling companies. It collects, processes and distributes one million tonnes of ferrous scrap annually. The company employs more than 120 people.

The 2010 Environmental Permitting Regulations stipulated that all Technically Competent Managers (TCMs) must renew their Operator Competency by passing the CIWM/WAMITAB Continuing Competency Test (CCT).

Our training team delivered in-house training at S Norton & Co’s Liverpool headquarters to more than 30 operatives over a 12-month period. This allowed for all current TCMs to be fully informed of changes in legislation and best practice guidance.

"We knew we were going to have to raise the bar across the group with regard to operator competence. We entrusted Mayer to lead our in-house delivery training to ensure everyone was up to scratch. Mayer didn’t let us down and all of our guys passed with flying colours. Now we can focus on the business, safe in the knowledge that we are fully compliant."

Jonathan Lawson - S Norton & Co

Participants applied their hands-on skills to a range of activities, highlighting the requirements of the CCT.

One participant said: “The Mayer training team had excellent knowledge, and I found the course to be systematically structured. This made it easy to build on what we had already learned.”

Our BMRA-approved refresher course ensured that all participants passed the CIWM/WAMITAB test. S Norton remained fully compliant and retained its position as a market leader.

In addition, the training empowered S Norton & Co employees by enhancing and updating their knowledge of best practice within the industry.

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