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Builders back rise in grant funding for apprenticeships

SCOTTISH builders have backed a funding boost announcement for construction apprenticeships. The Scottish Building Federation has welcomed the news that from April 1, the Construction Industry...

CITB business plan aims to tackle ‘Big Six’ construction skills challenges

THE Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has outlined plans to tackle what it describes as the ‘Big Six’ skills challenges facing the sector. Based on...

Scottish university students urged to push the boundaries on housebuilding

STUDENTS from Heriot-Watt University have been designing their homes of the future after teaming up with CALA Homes on a new initiative. The CALA Student...

Contractor earns recognition for work with young trainees

BUILDING contractor McDermott Group is celebrating after picking up the Best Newcomer accolade at the Action for Children Scotland’s Employability Awards. Earlier this year, McDermott...

“Healthy” intake of electrician apprentices revealed

OVER 700 young people have signed up for the latest intake of electrician apprentices, trade body SELECT has announced. The youngsters have signed up for...

Collaborative working delivers training boost

STEWART Milne Group and W M Donald have teamed up to support modern apprenticeships in the construction industry. Stewart Milne has added six new apprentices...

Lanarkshire architecture students complete industry placements

ARCHITECTURAL technology students from New College Lanarkshire (NCL) have successfully completed work placements across Scotland’s central belt. In news that bodes well for the sector’s...
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Glasgow apprentices honoured at awards ceremony

CITY Building apprentices were honoured at the Glasgow firm's annual Apprentice Awards ceremony, held in the City Chambers. More than 80 apprentices were shortlisted across a...

Barratt’s search for an apprentice continues

Leading housebuilder Barratt Homes are continuing their award winning Barratt Academy apprenticeship programme with the recruitment of eight young apprentices this autumn. The eight young...

Glasgow venue to host construction summit

CITY of Glasgow College is to host a National Construction Skills & Innovation Summit. The event, to be held on Tuesday April 30, will include...

College reports record number of female engineering apprentices

FORTH Valley College (FVC) in Stirlingshire has recorded a record number of female engineering modern apprentices (MAs) for an academic year. 19 women have started...

Unlocking qualifications in lockdown

A cohort of construction site management professionals from CALA Homes used Scotland’s construction industry shutdown period as a means of career progression, in an...

Urban Union launches direct apprenticeship programme

URBAN Union has announced its first direct apprenticeship programme, welcoming two new apprentices for a total of 12 weeks. Jimmy Callaghan (17) and Jake Clark...

Industry unites to promote fire sector skills

SELECT has revealed it helped to shape a new occupational qualification structure by the Fire, Emergency and Security Systems (FESS) industry that will lead...

Haki offers CISRS course discount

HAKI has revealed the business is offering a 15% discount on the CISRS BASE course. The five-day course teaches participants how to erect, alter...

Scottish Government to re-skill construction workers in energy efficiency measures

THE Scottish Government is to release £20 million of funding as part of the second phase of its National Transition Training Fund (NTTF). The NTTF...

CITB announces plans to expand apprenticeship support to all levy-registered employers

THE CITB has confirmed that all levy-registered construction employers will be eligible to benefit from an expanded apprenticeships support service. The organisation currently offers employer...

UK Government looks to streamline apprenticeship levy system

LARGE firms will be able to 'easily' pledge funds to smaller firms through a new UK Government scheme, in a move which Westminster said...

SJIB launches online ECS assessments

THE Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB) has confirmed the launch of a new digital service to allow the ECS (Electrotechnical Certification Scheme) health, safety...

Housebuilder steps up training opportunities in east of Scotland

HOUSEBUILDER Dandara is offering experience and training opportunities in the east of Scotland to help young people pursue careers in construction. Dandara East Scotland is...
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