Tell us about your business?

Established in 1976, Marbonyx is today one of the UK’s leading natural stone manufacturers specialising in the production of marble and granite. Our team of experienced masons use the latest technology to transform raw materials imported from all over the world, into stunning finished pieces. We stock a large range of materials at our UK premises in Essex

Why did you decide to undertake the training?

Legal requirement for our site engineers, all have now completed Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Stonemasonry (Stone Fixing) to allow them to apply for the CSCS Blue Skilled Worker card. Additional staff have also attended the 1 day Site safety Plus Health and Safety Awareness to allow them to apply for the CSCS Green Labourers card.

What difference has the training delivered through Workforce Skills Support made?

Our men are now qualified to NVQ level 2 diploma in  and others have passed the health and safety awarded helping demonstrate a competent workforce.

What support did you get from your advisor?

Provided information on funding via CITB skills and training fund, supported me with the application. quick response by e-mail and verbally, with guidance on procedures and how to apply for CITB grants following the training and ongoing support

What effect has the training had on your business already, and what long term effects do you think it may have?

Our men are permitted on any construction site to carry out their work.

Dave Coe – Marbonyx Ltd

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'I would recommend Workforce Skills Support because they offer excellent advice and I look forward to continuing our working relationship.'
Dave Coe - Marbonyx Ltd