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Competency & development pathways for major infrastructure construction
Funding theme:

Innovation

Funding topic:
Learning resources, Leadership and management, Sectors and roles, Careers and recruitment
Project lead:
Bylor
Amount awarded:
£436,670
Project summary:

The UK’s nuclear renaissance, commencing with the nuclear new build at Hinkley Point C, presents skills and competency challenges.

The ONR-regulated construction environment demands higher quality, bespoke training solutions for the supply chain. However, the cost of consultative and collaborative engagement with specialists cannot be met from current skills funding.

The client has invested significant capital to support development and delivery, but revenue support is needed to achieve sustainability. Revenue funding will add further value by driving down future regulated build costs..

Assessment Infrastructure (commission) - Assessing from Industry
Funding theme:

Training and development

Funding topic:
Productivity and new ways of working, Sectors and roles
Project lead:
Cathedral Training Ltd
Amount awarded:
£33,350
Project summary:

The project will identify and upskill onsite assessors in the small and medium-sized enterprise community. This will support the development of assessment infrastructure for the demolition, plant and plastering industries across Great Britain.

Assessment Infrastructure (commission) - Building Quality Assessments
Funding theme:

Training and development

Funding topic:
Productivity and new ways of working, Sectors and roles
Project lead:
Four Construction Training Group
Amount awarded:
£73,800
Project summary:

This project will increase the availability and quality of on-site assessment in the following areas:

  • Passive Fire Protection
  • Interior Systems, including: Dry Lining Boarding/Fixing/Finishing, Ceiling Fixing, Modular Demountable Partitioning
Assessment Infrastructure (commission) - Finishing and Interiors Assessment Project
Funding theme:

Training and development

Funding topic:
Productivity and new ways of working, Sectors and roles
Amount awarded:
£157,000
Project summary:

This solution engages companies and the workforce in the finishes and interiors sector, by providing On-site Assessment and Training (OSAT) NVQs and identifying individuals as assessors working in conjunction with our training providers. This will be done by funding for 250 OSAT NVQs and 50 assessor qualifications.

Assessment Infrastructure (commission) - Improving Onsite Assessments in Construction Skills
Funding theme:

Training and development

Funding topic:
Productivity and new ways of working, Sectors and roles
Project lead:
North West Skills Academy Ltd
Amount awarded:
£215,740
Project summary:

This project is focused on training new assessors in Passive Fire and Finishes and Interiors

Assessment Infrastructure (commission) - Lifting Quality in Plant Assessment
Funding theme:

Training and development

Funding topic:
Productivity and new ways of working, Sectors and roles
Project lead:
King Lifting Ltd
Amount awarded:
£40,954
Project summary:

This project will allow assessors to train and develop in the areas of lifting operations, construction plant and demolition plant.
King Lifting will lead the project to train industry experts to become Vocational Qualification assessors or quality assurers, as well as CPCS testers. This is to create greater access to training/testing and assessment for the lifting, construction plant and demolition plant sectors.

Assessment Infrastructure (commission) - NVQ Assessment Programme
Funding theme:

Training and development

Funding topic:
Productivity and new ways of working, Sectors and roles
Project lead:
DMR Training & Consultancy Ltd
Amount awarded:
£75,840
Project summary:

DMR Training & Consultancy Limited (DMR) is proposing to extend its current NVQ qualification assessment service to employers in the finishing and interiors and plant operations sectors, by increasing its capacity and training and assessment service throughout Great Britain. DMR is proposing to support employers in the 2 sectors to address their skills gaps. This will result in the recruitment of new assessors and Internal Quality Assurance staff (IQA’s), the re-deployment of existing assessors and an investment in the skills, qualifications and professional development of new and existing assessors. DMR will offer employers the opportunity for new and existing employees to undertake nationally recognised NVQ qualifications as part of employee development and upskilling arrangements with directed training support made available, as required.

Assessment Infrastructure (commission) - Scaffolding Trainer and Assessor Development
Funding theme:

Training and development

Funding topic:
Productivity and new ways of working, Sectors and roles
Project lead:
Simian Risk Management Ltd
Amount awarded:
£180,561
Project summary:

Simian are committed to extending its current scaffold training delivery, by increasing capacity and the number of courses it offers throughout Great Britain.

Assessment Infrastructure (commission) - Seymour Civils Academy
Funding theme:

Training and development

Funding topic:
Productivity and new ways of working, Sectors and roles
Project lead:
Seymour Civil Engineering Contractors Ltd
Amount awarded:
£54,111
Project summary:

Seymour Civil Engineering Contractors Limited are currently establishing a Civils Training Academy where General Construction Apprenticeships and Study programmes will be delivered in partnership with Hartlepool College of Further Education.

The Academy will also provide NPORS (the National Plant Operations Registration Scheme) accredited training in Plant operations alongside Health and Safety qualifications by its own qualified and dedicated trainers.

They aim to provide NVQs in Plant operations as well as to increase the number of skilled operatives in the North East and Yorkshire regions.

They want to upskill Seymour CEC Operatives to become assessors and increase availability of on-site assessments. They will support other employers by extending this service to small, medium and large employers.

Assessor Infrastructure (commission) Scottish specialist contractors Training group
Funding theme:

Training and development

Funding topic:
Sectors and roles
Project lead:
Scottish Specialist Contractors Training Group
Amount awarded:
£32,000
Project summary:

This project sits under the commission for Assessor Infrastructure (Passive Fire)