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New Virtual Courses Launched to Support the Water & Environmental Industries During COVID-19

Learning & Development Associates (L&DA) have revealed the launch of two new online short courses, adapted from their larger classroom-based programmes, and developed to assist the water and environmental industries in leading innovation and managing risk and resilience. Since water industry regulator Ofwat’s announcement in 2017 that water companies would be required to put innovation…

Water Industry Welcomes UK’s First Higher-Level Qualification in Developer Services Management

Following accreditation from Ofqual, training provider Learning & Development Associates (L&DA) has announced the launch of the Level 5 Certificate and Award in Developer Services Management. The new programme, which will represent the UK’s first foundation degree level qualification in Developer Services Management, offers companies in the water and environmental industries with the opportunity to…

New Course Launched to Help Drive Industry Innovation

Learning & Development Associates (L&DA) have revealed the launch of their new training programme developed to assist the water and environmental industries in leading innovation. Since industry regulator Ofwat’s announcement in 2017 that water companies would be required to put innovation at the heart of their business plans, followed by PR19, the subject has been…

Why Water Resilience is More Important Than Ever Before

The water industry faces heightened regulatory and consumer expectations from population growth, changing consumer behaviours, and acute and chronic environmental challenges. Industry experts Learning & Development Associates (L&DA) discuss rising to these performance and outcome challenges. Resilience of water and wastewater services has always been a key focus in the industry, but the challenges, from…

FREE WEBINAR: Managing Post-COVID Challenges in the Water Industry

The water industry has made significant efforts to sustain normal business operations following the impact of COVID-19, whilst successfully managing employee limitations as a result of social distancing and self-isolation. With focus now turning to whether expectations on competence management and behaviours are sufficient to ensure the continuous supply of safe drinking water, protect public…

Wellbeing of Water Treatment facilities

Start with the basics! On water treatment sites, all workers should be familiar with the “blue card” or water hygiene requirements, therefore one Government mantra that resonates is “Wash your hands“. Now more than ever it is essential to ensure all staff are regularly washing their hands.  Sadly, studies indicate that possibly more than 20%…

L&DA Level 5 Award in “The Management of Risk & Resilience in the Water & Environmental Industries” short course successfully obtained CIWEM Accreditation

We are pleased to announce that we have recently successfully obtained CIWEM accreditation for our newly developed short course: “The Level 5 Award in Management of Risk & Resilience in the Water & Environmental Industries”. Having our course CIWEM accredited is a great achievement, as we hope it is for your learners. So, what does…