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Glasgow firm welcomes record intake of apprentices

ARC-TECH (Scotland) Ltd has welcomed a record eight trade apprentices to the business this summer. The Glasgow-based firm specialises in the delivery of mechanical, electrical...

New climate emergency training developed for construction firms

A climate emergency training course has been created by Keep Scotland Beautiful in collaboration with McLaughlin & Harvey, GRAHAM, McAleer & Rushe and Henry...

Businessman to invest £3 million in energy training centres to tackle skills shortages

EDINBURGH businessman Mark Glasgow plans to invest £3 million in the creation of energy training centres around Scotland to help combat skills shortages. Construction is...

Engineering firm to create new jobs following expansion into stainless steel fabrication

A North Ayrshire engineering firm has announced it is to create new jobs, following its recent expansion into stainless steel fabrication. The move will see...

Grant funding to help refugees work in Scottish construction industry

NEW funding has been made available to aid Arabic speaking refugees in Dundee, Fife and Clackmannanshire access certification to work in Scotland's construction industry. It...

New SNIPEF appointments will tackle sector skill shortages

THE Scottish and Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers’ Federation (SNIPEF) has appointed a regional support officer and business equality administrator. The moves are designed to tackle...

Dundee contractor reaffirms commitment to supporting next generation of talent

ELECTRICAL and mechanical contractor McKenna Group has appointed a graduate quantity surveyor at its Dundee home. Michael Crombie (24) joined the business on a part-time...

Contractor welcomes 13 new trade apprentices

CCG has officially welcomed 13 new trade apprentices into the business, bringing the total number employed to 44. The contractor's annual intake was launched during...

Cruden Group recruits nine new modern apprentices

THE Cruden Group has recruited nine new modern apprentices as part of the firm's commitment to developing Scotland’s future workforce. The new recruits will become...

Trade body backs ‘surge’ in youngsters considering alternative career paths

THE Scotland and Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers’ Federation (SNIPEF) has welcomed the 'surge' in interest from school leavers in careers in the plumbing and...

Trainees gain construction experience through Greenock project

TRAINEE tradespeople have gained essential construction and landscaping experience by sprucing up a Greenock residential and retail area. It comes as part of a training...

CR Smith and Fife College team up to launch fast-track joinery programme

CR Smith and Fife College have teamed up to launch a fast-track training scheme for joiners to help address demand for trade skills. The programme...

New training initiative set to offer pathways to construction

GTS Solutions CIC (GTS) has revealed it has teamed up with Morrison Construction to launch a training initiative designed to bring more people into...

CITB and SDS partnership tipped to deliver benefits for both apprentices and employers

THE CITB and Skills Development Scotland have teamed up to enhance partnership working on key areas of the provision of construction skills. The move has...

City Building appoints three former apprentices as quantity surveyors

CITY Building has added three new quantity surveyors to its team after two former apprentice joiners and a former apprentice plumber graduated from Glasgow...

Training bodies hail employers after ‘record’ intake of electrical apprentices

TRAINING bodies the Scottish Electrical Charitable Training Trust (SECTT) and Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB) have heaped praise on Scotland’s employers after a record...

Edwin James Group confirms landmark training investment

FACILITIES engineering specialist Edwin James Group has announced the largest investment in learning and development in the firm's history. The company is launching a new...

Engineering consultancy launches recruitment drive after new contract wins

DOUGALL Baillie Associates (DBA) has launched a recruitment drive after winning a number of recent contracts. The East Kilbride-based engineering consultancy is looking to hire...

City Building starts construction of new Glasgow training college

CITY Building has started construction of its new training college, which is set for completion next year. The Glasgow-based firm recently welcomed a group of...

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...
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