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
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George Adam MSP, the minister for parliamentary business, was among the visitors at the Paisley Town Hall site to mark the conclusion of Scottish Apprenticeship Week.
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
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon officially opened a new training college in Glasgow today to mark the beginning of Scottish Apprenticeship Week.
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
International Women Into Engineering Day today has been chosen as the perfect launch date of the Women into STEM’s next phase of activity.
Environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful is offering free online climate emergency training in May and June for people involved with the construction sector.
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.
Rearo, an independent family business headquartered in Govan, has celebrated its 30th anniversary with a £500,000 investment. The £500,000 investment will help the company transform production processes and working practices, develop new products, and embed a commitment to customer servi
GRAHAM has welcomed the “next generation of talent” from its Graduate Apprenticeship Programme, which gives company employees the opportunity to gain higher education via the workplace.
Jobs emerging in sectors crucial to Scotland’s transition to a net-zero economy, such as renewable energy, construction and transport, are to be listed on a dedicated Scottish Government website. The new Green Jobs Workforce Academy, delivered by Skills Development Scotland, will help people t