Education & Training

Sadiq Khan to establish Construction Skills Academy

The Academy will help address the housing shortage and skills crisis in London.

Growing demand and skills shortage in Northern Ireland construction sector

The survey revealed that just under 60% of firms were struggling to hire carpenters.

Industry could be ‘revolutionised’ by offsite construction

A new report from the CITB examines in potential impact of offsite construction.

DofE approve applications for 131 new free schools

The government has pledged to open 500 new free schools by 2020.

Carillion named preferred bidder on £75M Fallowfield campus

Phase one of the £75M scheme will include over 1,100 cluster-flat study bedrooms.

£400,000 funding to address skills gaps in construction

The Construction Skills Network report highlighted the growing skills shortage in the industry.

Apprenticeship Levy comes into force today

The government hope the scheme will see three million apprenticeship starts by 2020.

Scape announces £7Bn National Construction framework appointments

The four lead contractors will be supported by an supply chain of over 70,000 SMEs.

£8Bn revamped schools framework released

There will be a total of 22 lots covering a wider collection of regions.

Outstanding apprentices recognised at Crossrail’s fifth apprentice awards

Crossrail's Apprentice of the Year award went to Ben Cox from Kent.