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Fife College offers record number of engineering apprenticeship opportunities

FIFE College has offered over 130 engineering modern apprenticeship opportunities throughout the region for the 2023/24 academic year. The number is a new record for...

Urban Union gives students hands-on construction experience

STUDENTS from the City of Glasgow College have received hands-on experience in the construction industry thanks to a new programme from Urban Union and...

New Midlothian skills initiative aims to connect with 1,000 young people

VATTENFALL and Midlothian Council will work with Powering Futures and Edinburgh Science to deliver a skills programme that is aiming to connect with 1,000...

NASC hails success of training fund

NASC has revealed it is on target to have provided over £120,000 in 12 months to help scaffolding and access businesses train their staff. A...

Groundforce Training celebrates back-to-back wins at industry awards

GROUNDFORCE Training has celebrated its 10th anniversary year by winning the award for Water Industry Training Organisation of the Year for the second year...

Lighthouse Charity supports young NEET community

THE Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity has joined forces with the Lofty Heights Skills Academy to encourage young NEET (not in education, employment, or training)...

Electrical trade bodies call for ‘one nation’ approach to training

TWO of Scotland's leading electrical bodies have warned that training must remain on a national level. SELECT and the Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB) said...

New Glasgow apprenticeship to help protect city from climate change

GLASGOW City Council has announced that it is to employ 60 climate-ready environmental apprentices over the next three years. The move comes as the local...

Levenmouth project boosts rail career prospects for local community

NINE young people have taken their first steps towards a potential career in the rail industry thanks to the Levenmouth Rail Link Skills Academy. The...

More work required to help STEM professionals return following career breaks

A programme to help STEM professionals in Scotland return to work following a career break has been described as 'invaluable'. STEM Returners facilitates paid programmes...

Ayrshire College officially opens Willie Mackie Skills Hub

AYRSHIRE College has officially opened the new Willie Mackie Skills Hub in Killwinning. The low-carbon, two-storey building provides a flexible learning space that can respond...

Construction initiative equips Fife job seekers with skills to build new campus

A number of Fifers currently looking for work could be set to help with the build of Fife College's new campus in Halbeath. The learning...

Fife apprentices help out community by rebuilding ‘eyesore’

TWO Fife apprentices have rebuilt a wall in Markinch after members of the local community complained that the structure had become an 'eyesore'. The work...

SELECT MD tells radio audience about importance of electrical apprenticeships

SELECT MD Alan Wilson has told thousands of radio listeners across the UK that proper training and apprenticeships are essential to protect the safety...

Work begins on ‘first net zero home of its kind’ in Scotland

THE Energy Training Academy has announced it has started work on the 'first net zero home of its kind' in Scotland. The one-bedroom bungalow is...

NMITE and BE-ST sign formal agreement to boost sustainability training

NEW Model Institute for Technology and Engineering (NMITE) has signed a formal agreement with Built Environment – Smarter Transformation (BE-ST) to 'catalyse' a nation-wide...

New scheme looks to boost construction worker numbers on islands

A new scheme has been launched in Orkney, Shetland, and the Western Isles in a bid to recruit and sustain suitably skilled construction employees. The...

Second programme launches for STEM returners

A return-to-work programme has been reopened for the second time with new opportunities in Glasgow. Last year, Binnies, an RSK company, launched the STEM Returners...

New training programme tipped to boost Passivhaus skills in Scotland

BUILT Environment – Smarter Transformation (BE-ST), in collaboration with Coaction Training CIC, has announced a new training initiative designed to 'revolutionise' the construction industry's...

Farrans launches search for next intake of graduates

CIVIL engineering and building contractor Farrans Construction has launched its application process for 50 positions on its graduate programme, Farrans Foundation, with intake dates...