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23rd February 2018
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John Lewis signs up for Bathroom Academy Design Course
John Lewis, the department store chain, has enrolled 24 of its partners to the Bathroom Manufacturers Association's Bathroom Academy and Principles of Bathroom Design.
John Lewis confirmed in May 2011 that it was to start selling fitted bathrooms for the first time. The roll-out began at its Milton Keynes branch and further stores are due to launch in 2013.
To fully train its partners in the intricacies of bathroom planning and design, the company has engaged the BMA's Bathroom Academy and one of its lead sponsors 20-20 Technologies. The John Lewis staff will participate in a series of two-day training workshops, based in store, where they will have the opportunity to learn from industry experts.
The workshops will encompass both the theory and practice of bathroom planning and design with useful exercises designed to test delegates' skills using the 20-20 Fusion software.
"We are absolutely delighted to welcome John Lewis to the Bathroom Academy," says Yvonne Orgill, CEO of the Bathroom Manufacturers Association. "The industry guides and face to face workshops we offer are unique in our industry.
"John Lewis is investing heavily in its new bathrooms portfolio and we are really pleased that the Academy and 20-20 Technologies have been chosen as the training providers."
Workshops start in February and will be rolled out through the Spring.
25th January 2013