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Modern training facility will help tackle sector skills gaps and build bright future for...

CITY Building, which prides itself on being Scotland’s largest employer of apprentices, is opening a new state-of-the-art training college in Glasgow, featuring a raft...

NFRC marks ten years of traditional skills workshops in Scotland

NFRC Scotland is celebrating ten years of promoting traditional skills and roofing careers. In recent weeks, the organisation has taken part in the Edinburgh Traditional...

CITB to fund mental health training to support construction apprentices

THE Construction industry training board (CITB) is investing £90,000 to fund a pilot scheme which will provide mental health support for apprentices from the...

There’s ‘never been a better time’ for plant owners to take on an apprentice

THE Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) has urged plant owners to consider taking on an apprentice to help secure the future of the industry. The...

Construction assessor recruitment drive hailed a ‘real success’ in Scotland

A recruitment campaign which set out to train high-quality assessors for Scotland's construction industry has been hailed as playing a 'vital role' in economic...

CITB unveils new leadership and management short courses

THE Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has announced a new development opportunity for employers wishing to improve leadership and management skills across their business. 11...

Farrans launches application process for 2023 graduate and placement roles

CIVIL engineering and building contractor Farrans Construction has launched its application process for its next intake of graduates and placements for 2023. The company revealed...

Ayrshire engineering firm outlines commitment to developing future workforce

A North Ayrshire family-run engineering firm has announced it has recruited a second graduate apprentice as part of its commitment to developing young talent. Burnhouse...

City Building upskilling workforce on sustainable building technologies

CITY Building has revealed it is upskilling its workforce on renewable and sustainable building technologies in a bid to help reduce the construction sector's...

Building services contractor confirms new apprentice intake

BUILDING services contractor Arc-Tech (Scotland) has taken on five new trade apprentices. They will join the firm's existing 19 apprentices, each undertaking a programme in...

CCG welcomes 19 new trade apprentices

CCG has recruited 19 new trade apprentices to the business, taking the total number employed across its group of companies to 59. The apprentices started...

Glasgow firm adds new recruits to apprenticeship programme

GLASGOW-based commercial and domestic electrical specialist A Alexander Group has announced the appointment of four new electrical apprentices. Bailey McCartney, Tony Crawford, Lucas McShane and...

Scots construction employers urged to help shape future of apprenticeship

SCOTLAND'S construction employers are being urged to share their views to help shape the development of the new Design & Contracting apprenticeship. The design and...

Scots businesses join forces to turn up the heat on energy training

TWO Scottish heating firms have joined forces to launch what has been described as the country’s first community-focused energy training academy. The project will be...

Students visit East Calder housebuilding site

SIX students have visited Taylor Wimpey East Scotland's Calderwood development in East Calder as part of the Prince's Trust Get into Construction programme facilitated by West...

Dandara looks to encourage young people into construction with new recruits

DANDARA is continuing its drive to encourage young people to forge careers in the construction industry with two new appointments. With the ongoing skills shortage,...

Fast-track joinery training programme launched for second year

CR Smith and Fife College have joined forces to run a 'pioneering' fast-track training programme for would-be joiners for a second successive year. Last year's...

CITB pilot tipped to ‘revolutionise’ how firms access funding for training

THE Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has announced an investment of more than £800,000 for the launch of a new employer network pilot project. The...

Paisley construction firm workers learn life-saving CPR skills

15 JR Group employees have received CPR training from the British Heart Foundation to ensure they are equipped with life-saving skills. The charity offered...

Housing association celebrates latest trainee success

KINGDOM Housing Association has hailed the success of its latest intake of trainees. Representatives from across the organisation gathered at an event in Glenrothes to...