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CITB and homes for Scotland launches £250000 to train training sales staff

14 November 2016 - CITB, Construction training - admin - Comments Off on CITB and homes for Scotland launches £250000 to train training sales staff

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CITB and Homes for Scotland have launched new £250,000 fund to train non-trade employees, with the number of homes being built in Scotland still 40% down on pre-recession levels, skill shortages are a major barrier to a much-needed increase in supply.  However, the issue affects much more than just traditional trades with expertise needed across […]

Training too many hairdressers and not enough bricklayers

16 August 2015 - Construction training - admin - Comments Off on Training too many hairdressers and not enough bricklayers

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Councils across the country are looking to take control of training in the construction industry as skills shortages intensify. Councils want more devolution of the training system because “for too long we’ve trained too many hairdressers and not enough bricklayers.” Analysis by the Local Government Association has revealed a growing mismatch between the construction industry’s […]


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