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FREE WEBINAR ANNOUNCED IN ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE

Climate resilience experts, Climate Sense, and water industry training provider, Learning & Development Associates (L&DA), have announced a free webinar on adaptation to climate change following the launch of their new qualifications. The first step on a learning journey that will bring you to the first-ever approved professional qualification in understanding the management of climate…

L&DA adds Level 2 Avoidance of Underground Services qualification to portfolio

Learning and Development Associates (L&DA) has welcomed the addition of the Level 2 Award in Utility Avoidance and the Location of Buried Services in Construction to its growing qualification portfolio. Following continued engagement across the utility sector, specialist qualification provider L&DA identified the demand for training for organisations working near underground services. The dangers of…

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 the opportunity to advance…

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…