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JR Training Services welcomes trainees from across Scotland for inaugural course

JR Training Services has marked the launch of a new programme of training provision offered by the firm. The company welcomed 16 delegates to participate...

Contractor hails apprenticeship success at annual awards ceremony

MORRISON Construction has announced it is celebrating a 'landmark' period for apprenticeship successes across its north east business. This year, Morrison Construction North East has...

Glasgow firm recruits new apprentice plumbers

GLASGOW-based Alexander Group has appointed three apprentice plumbers. Declan Gallagher, Kieran Malone and Liam Edgar will undertake class-based training at Glasgow Clyde College’s Cardonald campus,...

Dandara Aberdeen focuses on helping to build construction careers

HOUSEBUILDER Dandara has revealed it is continuing to encourage young people to forge careers in construction with the appointments of Ryan Odlin and Daniel...

Housebuilder commits to providing opportunities for youngsters in Scotland

TAYLOR Wimpey West Scotland has announced it has committed to the Young Person’s Guarantee scheme, which provides opportunities for 16-24-year-olds in Scotland through jobs, apprenticeships,...

National Timber Group launches Scottish management development initiative

NATIONAL Timber Group (NTG) has announced the launch of a new management development programme to boost career paths within the group’s companies in Scotland.  The...

Edinburgh Napier University’s expanded facility tipped to help next generation excel in construction

THE expansion of a technology facility at Edinburgh Napier University has been tipped to give the next generation of engineering and construction leaders 'every...

GRAHAM reinforces commitment to Scotland’s next generation of construction workers

GRAHAM has pledged to support Scottish youngsters in establishing a career in construction. The firm has joined the Young Person's Guarantee (YPG). The £60 million...

Why construction must investigate alternative paths to entry to address skills shortages

By Emma Dickson, technical director at Arcadis and industry co-chair of the Scottish Construction Leadership Forum’s Skills and Workforce sub group. Employers in the construction...

North Lanarkshire Council looks to give pupils ‘head start’ with construction firm partnership

MORGAN Sindall has given senior secondary school pupils in North Lanarkshire an insight into civil engineering and construction management in a series of engagement...

Contractor commits to developing young roofers

A roofing contractor is on a mission to help ease skills shortages in the sector by committing to providing practical work experience for hundreds...

Modern apprentice encourages others to earn while they learn

A Greenock student has hailed the impact of Modern Apprentices in helping young people get a head start in the workplace. Eva Anderson (18) is...

CITB confirms Scottish investment to attract and retain new workers

CITB has announced it is investing £3 million into Scottish construction to support people at the beginning of their careers and increase job retention. The...

Employability programme boosts futures of Glasgow young people

A community group in Glasgow's east end has helped more than 200 people advance to further training, education or employment over the past year,...

New CPD courses focus on ‘recovery and transformation’ of construction sector

THE Scottish Construction Leadership Forum (CLF) has worked to develop a new suite of continuing professional development (CPD) modules centred around digital construction, net...

Training commitment required to meet Scottish construction’s net zero goals

A new report commissioned by Housing, Construction & Infrastructure (HCI) Skills Gateway has identified training as the main 'barrier' to achieving net zero across...

‘First of its kind’ apprenticeship aims to help future-proof engineering and manufacturing sectors

SCOTLAND'S major engineering and manufacturing sector has developed a new apprenticeship providing skills in emerging technologies, designed to provide the attributes necessary to prosper...

New skills portal launched to boost career opportunities in Scotland’s built environment

A new guide to courses and training available within Scotland’s construction industry has been launched by the Scottish Construction Leadership Forum (CLF). Officially known as...

Glasgow construction business recognised for developing its young workforce

SCOTLAND'S skills and training minister has visited City Building to present the Glasgow business with an accolade for developing its young workforce. City Building is...

Scottish employers urged to help shape future of engineering apprenticeships

SCOTTISH apprenticeships across the engineering sector are being 'reviewed and refreshed' to meet the needs of employers, employees and the industry generally. A new employer-led...

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