Mineral Products Qualifications Council to host inaugural BIG Event at MP House
The Mineral Products Qualifications Council is hosting their inaugural BIG Event at MP House on Thursday the 29th November.
Established in 1983 to help develop and maintain industry training needs, the organisation was originally known as Quarry Products Training Company Ltd and are a ‘not for profit’ membership organisation whose members are derived from the quarrying, mineral products, mining, construction and related manufacturing sectors. Members cover a wide breadth of the mineral products industry and range from sole traders to multi-national corporations.
Attractions at the BIG Event include:
- New Mobile Plant Simulators which can benefit your business through training, improved fuel-efficient operation, and promotion of your business.
- Minerals Matter project which aims to attract people into our sector.
- Taster sessions of new courses designed to benefit business.
- New range of IEMA environmental courses.
- Apprenticeship Surgery where representatives from MP Skills and the University of Derby will answer levy and apprenticeship questions.
- The Institute of Quarrying’s Skills Wheel, which will for the first time features MP Skills courses, so it’s easier than ever to develop skills and career. You can navigate through both courses and the Skills Wheel via the brand-new interactive Course Finder screen.
- The chance to experience a blast using the EPC augmented reality Virtual Blast.
- The ability to have event attractions count towards your CPD which you can log via the MPQC CPD App.
- Guest exhibitors, which will include The Institute of Quarrying, EPC, and the University of Derby, with more to follow.
Get the most from your membership, enjoy some refreshments, and see what we’ve been up to by coming to the first ever MPQC BIG Event!
The Mineral Products Qualifications Council is formed of three divisions; MP Futures, MP Awards and MP Skills. All three divisions operate independently of one another and are governed and regulated by a range of Government Bodies and Independent Regulators.
Further information about The Mineral Products Qualifications Council and its three divisions can be found at here.