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Construction opportunities on offer for 20 career-changing women

An event aimed at recruiting 20 career-changing women into the construction industry will take place at Eastern Leisure Centre, Cardiff on Friday April 12 from 9.30am to 12pm. The event, hosted by Encon Construction, will recruit women wishing to work in a range of housing-related trades, along with companies willing to train them.

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10 April 2019 10:59
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Preserving our heritage skills

As the name subtly suggests, the restoration of ecclesiastical architecture is at the heart of Recclesia – an historic building conservation contractor based in Chester, North Wales.

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Reasons why you should hire an apprentice

Following the success of National Apprenticeship Week, we spoke to employers across the country to find out why apprentices work for them.

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CITB report: Next five years critical if construction is to reap the rewards of digitalisation

A new report published by CITB (Construction Industry Training Board) shows that construction can reap major rewards from digital skills and technology, but only if it takes decisive action in the next five years.

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25 March 2019 10:00
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Scottish Highland emergency services team up with construction to keep workers safe on roads

Around 120 apprentices and staff in the construction industry attended crucial road safety training in Inverness this week to help protect them from dangerous road accidents on their daily commute to work.

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21 March 2019 09:00
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Dawnus: CITB statement and support for learners

Mark Bodger, Partnerships Director CITB Wales, said: “CITB Wales is sorry to see the situation at Dawnus and the impact it is having on the company’s employees and their families...

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15 March 2019 13:04
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Two female industry leaders appointed to CITB board

The Skills Minister has appointed two leading women from the industry as trustees of the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB).

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13 March 2019 14:00
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Major CITB funding boost to retain more apprentices in Scottish construction

Employers and apprentices in the Scottish construction industry welcomed news today that the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) will increase its annual attendance grant funding to £2,500 for each apprentice in training.

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08 March 2019 11:00
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Increase in Apprenticeships Grant Funding

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) today announced a major boost in funding to help employers take on construction apprentices.

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07 March 2019 14:00
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Construction sector devises plan to brace for Brexit

Major players in the UK construction industry have today published a plan to help brace the sector for tighter migration controls after Brexit.

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