merger merger

Welcome to your new course portal!

On October 15th, moved to - which means you can now find all your favourite courses right here. Don't worry - you can still do all the things that you could do before.

All you need to do is search.

Show as: Mobile

Our annual L&D survey is now OPEN. Have your say in our short survey and receive exclusive pre-access to the report.

Autoglass Case Study

Alistair Bromhead

A Cost Effective Approach to Delivering Training to Handlers

The Belron Group is the world’s leading vehicle repair & replacement glass company. Perhaps best known by UK consumers for its Autoglass brand, the company is responsible for the handling of a delicate product in large volumes.

In order to ensure the safety of its operatives whilst handling the product, the company chose Alistair Bromhead Ltd to run the UK’s premier manual handling train the trainer qualification as an in-house event – with the running of the 2 day City & Guilds Manual Handling Train the Trainer Certificate.

At the main UK distribution centre of Autoglass, a large number of screens are handled on a daily basis for distribution. By definition, all screens must be carefully handled to prevent damage. Car screens are reasonably bulky single man lifts, whilst commercial vehicle screens involve significant bulk and team handling.

In order to develop a manual handling training programme which was tailored to the needs of the company, Alistair Bromhead Ltd undertook a site visit to understand the process, talk to site personnel and to watch handlers in action. This facilitated a better understanding of the business specific handling issues that were then focussed upon during the course.

In addition, the company had already conducted extensive training with handlers and one of the aims of running the City & Guilds certified course was to provide fresh ideas and innovative training techniques to keep the sessions interesting for both the trainees and trainers.

The 2-day Manual Handling Train the Trainer event was attended by participants from a cross section of the group’s businesses. According to Standards Manager Lameck Sithole, “the training was extremely beneficial. It was tailored to our needs and run in a very interactive manner to maximise the company specific benefits. The participants have been well equipped to deliver training to our handlers.”

After the training event, the Autoglass instructors finalised a common programme for handler training and have been cascading it across the business. This has provided a cost effective and company specific solution to handling issues.

Read more about Alistair Bromhead Ltd

Request information

Fill out your details to get in touch with Alistair Bromhead Ltd and find out more about their courses.

  Contact the provider

  Get more information

  Register your interest

Country *
U.K. L&D Report: 2019 - Benchmark Your Workplace Learning Strategy

Are you curious about the L&D strategies of some of the U.K.'s top companies?

Find out what they're up to in's second annual U.K. L&D Report!


Learn more


Good news! offers a free consultancy service to help compare training for you and your team. 


Request a free quote


Is your company looking to take on an apprentice?


Learn more


Download your free copy of the ultimate guide to apprenticeships for companies

  Download for free