Last week saw almost 100 S2 pupils from across the North East travel to Aberdeen Football Club for the final of the Build Your Future school’s construction challenge. S2 pupils from winning team, Banchory Academy, with Michelle Forth from Safety Scotland; Stewart Milne, chairman of Stewart Mil
Recommendations for a new single skills-based immigration system have been welcomed by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) but condemned by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).
Gary Logan, chair of the Building Contractor Training Group (BCTG), explains how the training group is addressing the skills shortage, thanks to CITB funding. It’s well understood that the construction industry faces a shortage of skilled workers. To get round this, all industry stakeholders n
Over 100 pupils from secondary schools across Moray have benefitted from dedicated construction sector workshops hosted by Moray College UHI. Developed by Moray Skills Pathway in partnership with its Construction Sector group, it follows on from the success of last year’s ‘Constructing Y
Halliday Fraser Munro is developing the industry’s next generation of talent by supporting a major event aimed at encouraging young people to consider careers in construction and architecture. David Halliday, managing director of Halliday Fraser Munro
Grampian Construction Training Group held the first in a series of construction, engineering and building services challenges, designed to highlight the varied and exciting careers within the north east construction industry.
Three young women are carving out a career in joinery as they begin their Modern Apprenticeship training at New College Lanarkshire. Hollie McArthur, Sarah Healy and Helena Montague all secured apprenticeships after completing introductory courses in Construction at the Motherwell campus.
ASC Edinburgh Ltd managing director Alan Cantwell discusses how CITB’s Skills and Training Fund enabled the firm to send an employee on a specialist design course; move towards Approved Training Organisation status and inspire young people on work experience to begin apprenticeships. When busi
Grampian Construction Training (GCT) and the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) are working in partnership with several key partners to launch a series of construction, engineering and building services challenges, to highlight the varied and exciting careers within the sector to S2 pupils
The Scottish construction sector is set to receive a £5.4 million injection of support as part of the CITB’s largest investment to date for training and retraining more skilled workers to help the industry face the skills challenges of the future.