Develop, a national technical skills training provider whose HQ is in Derby, has announced three new contract wins for the delivery of training worth £2million per year.
The three contracts have been awarded by Enterprise, the UK’s largest dedicated provider of maintenance and front-line services to the public sector and utility industry, plus top water companies Scottish Water and Northumbrian Water.
Develop deliver technical training and assessments across the UK, supported by five dedicated regional Training Centres.
The Enterprise contract for health and safety and technical training contract is worth over of £1million per year for the next three years and is a new client for Develop.
Develop successfully retendered and won the Scottish Water contract for a further three years plus annual extensions, the value of which is expected to be around £750,000. The Northumbrian Water contract is also a retender, worth an average of £350,000 per year. Both contracts were won against fierce competition from other training providers.
Develop’s Executive Chairman, Rod Tompsett (pictured) said “Our success in gaining these contracts marks a real step forward for both Develop and specifically our Gas and Water Groups who together make the Utility Division. The successful Enterprise contract is new business and delivery will facilitate the expansion of the business into a number of new areas.
“It is a highly competitive market for training in the UK particularly in today’s challenging climate and we are delighted to have won this business. Our dedicated team should be praised for their hard work in securing these training contracts. The degree of flexibility and openness demonstrated by Develop throughout the lengthy tender process is believed to have played a big part in our success.”