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Found 202 funded projects. Funded projects are sorted in the most recent first.

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Digital skills programme
Funding theme:

Innovation

Funding topic:
Digital and new technology, Learning resources, Sectors and roles, Small employer support, Leadership and management
Project lead:
Federation of Master Builders
Amount awarded:
£35,850
Project summary:

The project will pilot digital skills development for small building and construction companies (employing up to 20 people) delivering skills to compete and run businesses in a digital environment.

Knowledge improvements in: online promotion; developing online reputation; generating sales; winning new contracts; economical back-office processes; increase in online transactions; cyber security; increasing brand awareness.

After the project, 50 SMEs will be able to implement use of simple digital technologies in their business, making efficiencies and productivity gains. Training materials will be freely available to industry.

Heritage Construction in Wales: strengthening the sector through training and support
Funding theme:

Innovation

Funding topic:
Learning resources, New qualifications and courses
Project lead:
Tree & Sons Ltd
Amount awarded:
£260,908
Project summary:

The project will increase the uptake of heritage training within Wales, increasing the number of qualifications delivered and increasing awareness of the heritage sector within the construction industry.

Assessment Infrastructure - Asbestos Control and Abatement Division
Funding theme:

Training and development

Funding topic:
Sectors and roles, Small employer support, Productivity and new ways of working
Project lead:
Asbestos Control and Abatement Division
Amount awarded:
£116,000
Project summary:

Funding will be used to set up a new assessment centre where assessors for asbestos control and abatement will be trained. A key outcome of the project will be to strengthen the assessment infrastructure across GB in relation to asbestos control and abatement.

Assessment Infrastructure - Association of Brickwork Contractors
Funding theme:

Training and development

Funding topic:
Productivity and new ways of working, Sectors and roles, Small employer support
Project lead:
Association of Brickwork Contractors
Amount awarded:
£176,160
Project summary:

Funding will be used to set up a new assessment centre where assessors for brickwork will be trained. A key outcome of the project will be to strengthen the assessment infrastructure across GB in relation to brickwork.

Homebuilders supporting and developing skills in existing contractor supply chain workforce
Funding theme:

Innovation

Funding topic:
Changing industry culture, Productivity and new ways of working, Learning resources, Sectors and roles, Small employer support, New qualifications and courses
Project lead:
Home Builders Federation
Amount awarded:
£192,055
Project summary:

The project will build networks of employers in the Home Building supply chain and promote collaboration between home builders, sub-contractors and the supply chain.

It will identify training needs of those that are less engaged in training, and influence the dis-engaged to increase their level of training and therefore increasing their engagement with CITB.

Having identified training needs, a series of short-duration off-job training interventions will be delivered to meet the supply chain needs.

Introduction to waterproofing
Funding theme:

Innovation

Funding topic:
New qualifications and courses, Small employer support, Learning resources
Project lead:
Property Care Association
Amount awarded:
£12,610
Project summary:

The project will develop an introductory 1-day course and Specialist Accredited Programme in structural waterproofing.

Courses will be developed, piloted and added to the PCA portfolio and promoted to membership and wider industry to raise awareness of the course and ensure take-up.

Lean Construction Development Pathway
Funding theme:

Innovation

Funding topic:
Productivity and new ways of working, Learning resources, New qualifications and courses
Project lead:
Mace Ltd
Amount awarded:
£480,075
Project summary:

The project will develop and pilot an e-learning Lean Development Pathway which will include a self-assessment, a number of videos and an online portfolio function. 20 organisations will set up cohorts whose objective is to solve problems in the workplace. The project will include “train the trainer” workshops and mentoring. The Supply Chain School portal will host and promote developed content.

Pilot APP site training Quebec Park
Funding theme:

Innovation

Funding topic:
Productivity and new ways of working, Digital and new technology, Learning resources, Sectors and roles, New qualifications and courses, Small employer support
Project lead:
Drew Smith Limited
Amount awarded:
£46,320
Project summary:

The project is a pilot to train construction workers on the ‘Assured Performance Process’, a methodology produced by the National Energy Foundation.

Modules will be developed in: Induction for Assured Performance Process sites, delivering performance onsite fabrics trades; delivering performance onsite services trades, site management for assured energy performance.

This will develop into a training programme which can be used to train construction workers on other Assured Performance Process projects.

Piloting the Deployment of ISO18404 in the Construction Sector
Funding theme:

Innovation

Funding topic:
Changing industry culture, Productivity and new ways of working, Learning resources, New qualifications and courses, Leadership and management, Small employer support
Project lead:
Gilbert and Goode
Amount awarded:
£151,208
Project summary:

The project will develop a programme to accredit organisations in the British Standards Institution ISO18404 for Lean Construction. 

One organisation will receive the accreditation and a best practice case study will be developed to support other employers through the process.

After the project, one employer will become accredited in the ISO Lean Construction standard. Another will have undertaken training so they have the ability to do so. The guidance and training materials used to achieve this will be made available to industry so that other employers can go on the same journey and achieve accreditation.

Productivity - reducing rework - Berkeley Group (commission)
Funding theme:

Innovation

Funding topic:
Changing industry culture, Productivity and new ways of working, Learning resources, New qualifications and courses, Small employer support, Leadership and management
Project lead:
Berkeley Group
Amount awarded:
£103,890
Project summary:

The project will increase productivity by reducing the errors and defects that cause rework. Modules and e-learning will be developed and piloted that will deliver collaborative planning processes at design interface of projects. To make the project scalable, set of train the trainer resources will be produced.

Research will identify and recommend ways of measuring the rate errors and defects. This will help to set out an industry baseline to measure any future impact on productivity.

After the project, the course modules and teaching resources will be made freely available to industry and be eligible for short-duration grant funding. Guidance on how to implement the training with their partner modules for the other two 'Get it right' projects to deliver change on a project or in an organisation. Guidance will explain how to deliver training, when and with which roles.