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The Class of May ’17!

MCP’s Dave Porrill, Managing Consultant, spent the 5 days training a cohort of students onsite at Lifescan, Chester, on their City & Guilds Accredited, Manufacturing Asset Management Certificate.   Photo of the Lifescan’s Class of May 2017. Maintenance and Asset Management is so much more than just fixing equipment when it breaks. It is about … Read More

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Ten insights into maintenance training

John Saysell has delivered competence-based Maintenance Training for more than 20 years. Here are ten insights acquired over this time: Make sure that the initial training needs analysis focuses first on what the learners will be required to do differently back in the workplace, and base the training content and exercises on this end objective. Many training … Read More

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Aspects of workplace training

Very often the best people to train others in company-specific tasks are those that are already doing the job. Unfortunately, however, it’s not as simple as that when considering workplace training. While these trainers and coaches may have the technical skills needed, can they actually teach? An old Chinese proverb says: “Give a man a … Read More

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A Food Manufacturing Asset Care Training Model

A Food Manufacturing Asset Care Training Model and the corollary of increased productivity Recent business press articles have reported the low level of productivity in the UK*. Simon French, economist at Panmure Gordon & Co, argues that: “The only way an economy becomes wealthier or delivers economic growth is to increase productivity”. Toby Nangle, Threadneedle … Read More

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MCP delivers Italian Job!

Dave Porrill, MCP’s Senior Managing Consultant, delivered a very well received Manufacturing in Asset Management Certification (MAMC) Course last week in Latina, Italy. Delivered on-site for Janssen, part of the Johnson&Johnson Group, this course has been specifically designed to ensure that this training solution matches the client’s business needs. To read more about MCP’s On-site Training click here: http://www.mcpeurope.com/training/on-site/ Our … Read More

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MCP Consulting Group attends the Main Event in Glasgow, Scotland,

MCP Consulting Group attends the MAINTEC:17 Exhibition, NEC, Birmingham and Maintenance Scotland, SEC, Glasgow. Maintec and its sister event Maintenance Scotland are the UK’s premier events for the maintenance engineering and asset management community. This year both are under new ownership and the 2017 events have delivered an outstanding showcase for exciting developments, content and … Read More

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Competent technicians? Training Matters

Industrial employers have a legal responsibility to ensure that technicians are competent to carry out their tasks. ‘It is easy at an interview for an applicant to talk knowledgeably about maintenance, but put him in front of a system, comprising PLC, inverter, motor and conveyor, and he may not be so capable!’ says John Saysell, … Read More

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