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Transport investment to increase apprenticeship numbers

Transport investment to increase apprenticeship numbers

Jul 13, 2017 08:30 BST

​Up to 35,000 apprenticeship opportunities are to be created over the next five years t...

Hinkley Point C and University of Exeter to tackle skills shortage

Jun 20, 2017 12:06 BST

Hinkley Point C delivery partners and University of Exeter offer new apprenticeship deg...

Skills shortage impacting 78% of contractors

Skills shortage impacting 78% of contractors

Jun 08, 2017 12:59 BST

Survey by ECIC reveals pressure on contractors to fill skills shortage gap and heavy re...

UK construction sector faced with a talent ticking time bomb

UK construction sector faced with a talent ticking time bomb

May 01, 2017 10:37 BST

​In December last year, The Federation of Master Builders’ (FMB) State of Trade Report ...

Apprenticeship Levy could hurt standards warns Union

Apprenticeship Levy could hurt standards warns Union

Mar 31, 2017 09:00 BST

​The introduction of new the apprenticeship levy runs the risk of employers using appre...

Strategic Skills Partnership Agreement to boost construction skills for heritage

Strategic Skills Partnership Agreement to boost construction skills for heritage

Mar 30, 2017 16:42 BST

New landmark partnership created to ensure construction industry is equipped to maintai...

CITB Apprenticeships overhauls teaching methods to boost completion rates

CITB Apprenticeships overhauls teaching methods to boost completion rates

Mar 16, 2017 16:36 GMT

CITB Apprenticeships radically changes its maths and English teaching method to reduce ...

RICS: Construction industry could lose 8% of workforce post-Brexit

RICS: Construction industry could lose 8% of workforce post-Brexit

Mar 15, 2017 16:37 GMT

Recent survey by RICS reveals industry dependence on construction workforce, with 8% co...

Thames Tideway apprentices earn praise from Waste Minister

Thames Tideway apprentices earn praise from Waste Minister

Mar 14, 2017 12:24 GMT

​Apprentices working on the Thames Tideway Tunnel project won the approval of visiting ...