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Building services professionals to benefit from new training programme

Building services professionals to benefit from new training programme

A raft of new courses for building services professionals have been launched to help further knowledge and understanding of the building controls industry
UK construction skills gap

UK construction skills gap could be helped with temporary visas post-Brexit

Temporary visas spanning three years after Brexit could help plug the UK skills gap, according to a new report
Construction skills shortage holds back development

Construction skills shortage holds back development

The construction skills shortage is having an impact on the ability of the industry to progress but growth is being seen
New report brings mental health in construction centre stage

New report brings mental health in construction to centre stage

Mental illness in construction is becoming an increasingly prevalent problem. A new Mind Matters survey highlights some problem areas within the sector
The Corrosion Prevention Association launches new programme

The Corrosion Prevention Association launches new programme

A university engagement programme has been launched by the Corrosion Prevention Association to raise awareness of corrosion damage to buildings
CITB announce program to fund new wave of assessors

CITB announce programme to fund new wave of assessors

A shortage of training assessors will impact the ability of the next generation of construction workers to be qualified say the CITB
The BSRIA showcases ‘an overview of construction processes’ at young engineers event

The BSRIA showcases ‘an overview of construction processes’ at young engineers event

The BSRIA showcases ‘an overview of construction processes’ at young engineer’s event
Professional commercial management skills

Professional commercial management skills are the key to unlock infrastructure success

Richard Graham FRICS explains the importance of upskilling the industry and how professional commercial management skills can increase economic growth
Standards in construction to increase as the government approves two new apprenticeships

Standards in construction to increase as the government approves two new apprenticeships

The Federation of Master Builders has welcomed the approval of two new apprenticeship, which will improve standards in construction
Construction workers are among the worst culprits for using smartphones at work

Construction workers are among the worst culprits for using smartphones at work

New research has revealed 78 per cent of construction workers use their personal smartphone whilst working
Construction training gets Budget shake up with new T-Level qualifications

Construction training gets Budget shake up with new T-Level qualifications

During the Budget the Chancellor revealed new technical based qualifications would be launched to streamline construction training
Apprenticeship targets have been increased by the Scottish government

Apprenticeship targets have been increased by the Scottish government

The Scottish government has announced it will increase its apprenticeship targets for this year, offering up to 27,000 places
Housebuilder Redrow announces 100 new apprenticeship places for 2017

Housebuilder Redrow announces 100 new apprenticeship places for 2017

To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week housebuilder Redrow has revealed a hundred new apprenticeships for the year ahead
Building maintenance firm collapses with 46 members of staff made redundant

Building maintenance firm collapses with 46 members of staff made redundant

A Nottingham-based building maintenance firm has gone into administration, with all members of staff losing their jobs

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