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Monday 5 August 2013

Unique Window Systems – 15 achieve Fabrication of Glass Supporting Structures Level 2

Unique Window Systems, based in Leicester, prides itself on their heavy investment into the latest technically advanced manufacturing of PVC-U windows and doors, together with the training and development of it’s employees.  Their facility in Leicester boasts an impressive array of fenestration machinery and a skilled workforce of 80 employees.  Chetan Lakhani the Quality Manager at Unique Windows recognised the need to put their employees through the qualification process, and after a considerable amount of research, chose to do GQA Qualifications through GQA centre Dianne Smith Associates. Chetan said, “I was searching the web for ways to get the staff qualified and I came across Dianne Smith Associates offering GQA Qualifications, and with the tremendous help of Dianne, Unique Window Systems can now sell our products stating we have a qualified workforce, which has made a huge difference”. 

The 15 workers at Unique Window Systems have successfully completed their GQA Level 2 Certificate in Fabrication of Glass Supporting Structures in June 2013 under the guidance of Dianne Smith Associates. 

Dianne Smith Associates based in Nottingham have been a GQA centre since 2004, they are a training provider who specialise in the Glazing industry. Chetan continues to say “The whole qualifications process with Dianne Smith was excellent, the guidance the staff received from Dianne Conroy was fantastic, in fact, I would go so far as to say, faultless.  The qualifications are well written and easy to follow.  I would like to thank both Dianne Smith and GQA for making the whole process an enjoyable one”. 

Unique Window Systems are one the many companies who have benefited from GQA’s work based qualifications.  When asked “what are the future plans for the company with regards to qualifications” Chetan stated “I have personally gone through both level 2 and 3 qualifications with Dianne Smith and it is a consideration for staff that show potential in the future to progress onto level 3”.  

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