Skills Development Scotland (SDS) and the Scottish and Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers’ Federation (SNIPEF) have launched a nationwide consultation with plumbing employees to help develop the sector’s apprenticeship.
Two national organisations have joined forces to build skills that meet construction’s critical role in Scotland’s drive to net zero. Scotland’s skills agency, Skills Development Scotland (SDS) and the national innovation centre for the built environment, Built Environment –
The Scottish and Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers' Federation (SNIPEF) is calling on plumbing and heating businesses to secure the remaining 100 fully funded apprenticeship places before the start of the academic year in September. The funding follows a significant increase in investment by Skill
William Smith, the regional apprenticeship manager for Persimmon Homes, has won the coveted Instructor of the Year prize at the annual Scottish Apprenticeship Awards run by Skills Development Scotland. William has been instrumental in ensuring that apprenticeships are now at the heart of Persimmon&r
Campaigning trade body SELECT has welcomed additional funding for electrical apprentices and adult trainees following a plea to the Scottish Government but has joined training providers to insist that support must continue to prevent future shortfalls of talent. After making an urgent appeal to Depu
An Orkney Modern Apprentice who helped to build affordable housing for the islands and inspire other apprentices is a finalist in the Scottish Apprenticeship Awards, which take place on 8 March. Conor Coburn, 22, of Kirkwall, started working for Orkney Builders in 2018 and wowed bosses with his high
The views of employers of all sizes across Scotland’s construction sector are being sought to support the development of the new Design & Contracting apprenticeship which will meet the skills need of employers in Scotland. The design and development of construction apprenticeships across S
Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) is to expand its successful Low Carbon Learning programme with the launch of a second free-to-attend programme focused on the fabric and structure of sustainable buildings.
A free guide that aims to help construction companies in Scotland access funding and business support to help improve their digital capabilities has been launched today by the Scottish Construction Leadership Forum (CLF).
Scottish apprenticeships across the construction sector are to undergo a full review to meet the current needs of employers, employees and industry. All standards and frameworks across the sector are being reviewed and refreshed thro
Pupils of St Andrew’s RC Secondary School in Glasgow’s East End have been involved in a community investment project, delivered as part of the £60m investment in the new North East Hub Health and Care Centre for NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde.