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Housing association trainee named Covid Workplace Champion

KINGDOM Housing Association is celebrating after health & safety trainee Fern Barclay was crowned a Covid Workplace Champion by the Royal Society for the...

Construction business launches new working group to promote female leadership

GLASGOW-based City Building has announced the launch of a new working group designed to encourage more women into leadership roles. The firm said the Gender...

Retrofit training course aims to accelerate Scotland’s net zero journey

THE Association for Environment Conscious Building (AECB) has announced it has consolidated its collaboration with the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) as project partners...

New recruits join CCG’s offsite manufacturing division

CCG (OSM) has kickstarted its 2022 recruitment drive with the appointment of two new trainees. Based in Glasgow, OSM is a division of the CCG...

Highland firm secures funding to bring two apprentices on board

A Lochaber engineering and welding firm has taken on two new apprentices thanks to a Highland Council scheme. NEWCo received funding for the two appointments...

New app aims to help construction firms achieve sales goals

A specialist training company is to launch a new business development app in a bid to help construction firms achieve their sales goal. The move...

Prisoners to be offered construction apprenticeships

PRISONERS are set to be able to apply for apprenticeship opportunities in vital industries such as construction and hospitality under a UK Government law...

Scots teenager ‘can’t stop smiling’ after landing civil engineering apprenticeship

A Scottish teenager is celebrating after landing his 'dream' job with AC Land Regeneration, a division of Advance Construction Scotland. Former Dumbarton Academy pupil Caiden...

Covid-prompted change in attitude amongst youngsters to construction presents ‘prime opportunity’

THE use of social media to positively promote careers and apprenticeships in construction to teachers and parents could help ensure more youngsters join the...

CITB launches new toolkits to help employers hire apprentices

THE CITB has launched a series of apprenticeship toolkits to help construction employers with hiring an apprentice. The aim is to simplify access to information...

Glasgow trainees highlight benefit of construction apprenticeships

TO mark National Apprenticeship Week, Miller Homes has highlighted two of the firm's trainees currently operating in the west of Scotland. Emily McNeice (20) and...

Training specialist calls for construction to be taught in schools

A construction training manager has called for an optional construction class to be added to the school curriculum to help promote careers in the...

Eight construction-related businesses sign-up for latest Build Ayrshire programme

THE second online Build Ayrshire programme, which helps local construction businesses win new work from Tier 1 contractors, is underway. Eight companies will take part...

New training academy launches to help UK firms upskill employees

TÜV SÜD has announced the launch of its Academy, which is designed to help the UK’s construction industry to 'cost effectively' upskill employees. Part of...

Hardies to double annual trainee and graduate surveyor recruitment intake

HARDIES Property & Construction Consultants has announced it is investing more than £250,000 in doubling its annual trainee and graduate surveyor recruitment intake. The move...

Kier launches UK-wide recruitment drive to fill 1,200 posts

KIER has announced the launch of a major recruitment drive with over 1,200 jobs available across the business. The group has jobs available across the...

Edinburgh Napier University backs Scottish Apprenticeship Week

EDINBURGH Napier University has pledged its support for Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2022. Last autumn saw the university's first intake complete their degrees four years after...

Amey uses government scheme to kickstart Scottish construction careers

AMEY has revealed it is utilising the UK Government’s Kickstart programme by converting participants into full time apprenticeships. Students who joined the scheme in 2021...

Project appoints mentors to help develop traditional skills in Fife

THE Inverkeithing Heritage Regeneration project has appointed two new mentors to work with individuals and SMEs in Fife who wish to develop traditional skills...

New path into construction could be created for those struggling to find employment

A new long-term unemployment scheme is set to aid those out of work in Aberdeen into sectors such as construction. The initiative will help those...

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