Modern Apprenticeships

ABS are delighted to be part of the Modern Apprenticeship Program, which supports young people by providing employment opportunities, qualifications and training whilst paying a living wage.

Chloe, one of our Business Administration Apprentices has also recently passed her NVQ in Business & Administration Lvl 3 whilst working with the company.

Shannon also recently completed her NVQ in Business & Administration Lvl 3 whilst working with the company.

Both Shannon and Chloe continued their employment with the company after their apprenticeships.

Amy is our most recent apprentice who is currently working towards her Diploma in Digital Application Support.

Reece is one of our fabrication apprentices who is currently in his second year of a 3 year Fabrication and Welding Apprenticeship at Anniesland College. Reece has recently achieved his SCQF Level 5 in Performing Engineering Operations. We are very proud of this achievement and can’t wait to see Reece develop further with the company. Well done, Reece!

We also employ nine manufacturing apprentices; each one is undertaking  CITB training with Ashton Building Systems lasting two years. We’re proud to say that all of our apprentices recently passed their NVQ Lvl 2 in Built-up Roofing Training.

 

Our New Website

Ashton Building Systems Ltd have recently developed and updated their website. Our new site shows the range of services and experience we have to offer, updating our projects in both the commercial and domestic market.

The new site is optimised and accessible on a range of different devices. Have a look around as we would love to hear your feedback.

ABS join the National Federation of Roofing Contractors

Ashton recently became proud members of The National Federation of Roofing Contractors. All member contractors are rigorously vetted before joining NFRC and every three years thereafter to ensure they offer the highest standards in workmanship and customer service. The criteria for membership includes..

  • A satisfactory trading record, including financial stability
  • Inspections of past contracts to verify quality craft skills and technical competence
  • Satisfactory public, employers’ and third party insurance cover
  • Compliance with Health and Safety Legislation
  • Compliance with the NFRC Code of Practice as well as British and European Standards
  • Compliance with the Government-endorsed TrustMark scheme (for domestic contracts), of which NFRC is an approved scheme operator, set up to help the general public find reputable tradesmen to carry out work on their home.

Chamber of Commerce Membership

ABS recently joined the 9000 Scottish companies who make up the membership of Scotland’s Chamber of Commerce. We’re looking forward to networking with businesses in our field and promoting our roofing service to companies across Scotland.

Danosa Roofing Training

Ashton recently undertook training with Danosa to become one of their approved contractors.

The Danosa range of waterproofing products have a long and successful history, produced under strict quality control standards. Danosa synthetic waterproofing membranes have been specifically developed to achieve a fast, sustainable, durable, environmentally friendly and aesthetically pleasing waterproofing solution. Over 3,000,000m2 of Danosa membranes have been installed in the UK without a single recorded product failure.

Contractors have to be trained and approved to install Danosa roof systems.

MCM Licence Agreement

MCM design, manufacture and supply a range of Replica Lead, Copper and Zinc roofing/cladding systems. We recently negotiated a licence agreement to manufacture, supply and install their wide range of roofing and cladding systems.

Business Gateway

ABS recently featured in Business Gateway’s Icommerce publication.

We’ve worked alongside the Business Growth Advisory team over the last year honing market analysis and preparing strategic assessment of our resource and financial planning.

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