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One in five of those responsible for checking cards on construction sites have seen fake certification cards for construction workers in the past year, according to a new survey published today. The UK-wide survey of 1180 construction workers also showed that while 86 per cent of cardholders had the

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James Wates UK skills minister Nick Boles has reappointed James Wates CBE to chair the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB).

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Forster Roofing has launched its own in-house Skills Academy to train the next generation and directly tackle the challenge faced by the construction industry’s skills shortage. The roofing and roof-integrated solar contractor, which is responsible for roofing one in five of Scotland’s new homes

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More construction apprenticeships will be available for young people in the Highlands thanks to a ground breaking scheme, launched in Inverness today. The Shared Apprenticeship Scheme (SAS) is a partnership between the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), the Highland Council and local const

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Twenty one apprentices who were made redundant following the closure of Dundee-based building firm Muirfield Contracts have been re-deployed thanks to an innovative partnership between the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) and the local construction industry in Tayside. When the news about

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Tackling skills shortages and developing the use of new building techniques have been highlighted as priorities in a new Skills Investment Plan for Scotland’s construction sector released by Skills Development Scotland (SDS). Published today, the new strategy follows consultations with employers,

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James Wates James Wates, chairman of the Wates Group, has been announced as chair of the new board of CITB.

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(from left): Stuart Patrick, chief executive, Glasgow Chamber of Commerce - Lynn Stodart, Group HR manager, CCG (Scotland) Ltd - Alastair Wylie, chairman and chief executive, CCG (Scotland) Ltd The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has awarded the Large Employer of the Year (Scotland) priz

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Stewart Milne The founder and executive chairman of Stewart Milne Group has launched a campaign to get trades taken more seriously and become more valued across the country.

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A major construction industry report has called for development and implementation of a wider and more inclusive competence framework to ensure that the workforce is safe, skilled and efficient. Aimed at addressing the Industrial Strategy for Construction objectives for driving up standards of compe

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A Shetland apprentice, a plasterer from East Kilbride and a construction worker from Cumnock were all given prestigious industry awards by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB). Highland lad Christopher Smith took home the National Construction College (NCC) Outstanding Apprentice of the Y

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