‘It’s never been a more lucrative time for apprentices’, states Aggregate Industries Contracting

Aggregate Industries Contracting has welcomed recent figures showing that apprentices regularly earn more than many university graduates, revealing that “it has never been a more lucrative time” to complete a trade apprenticeship in the road construction industry. According to latest research by the Federation of Master Builders, construction apprentices More...

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By Editor On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
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Martindale Electric keeps your team safe with free training resources

Whether it’s implementing safe isolation for the first time or keeping up to date with the latest compliance issues around electrical safety, Martindale Electric has put together everything you need to get started. More...

By Editor On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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Women in construction; On site with Jay Lewis

With women representing just 15 per cent of the UK’s property and construction workforce, Jay Lewis, 21, highlights the benefits of a career in housebuilding… Having joined Linden Homes as an apprentice in More...

By Editor On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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Construction careers highlighted as part of Scottish Apprenticeship Week

Hundreds of young people have taken part in Scottish Apprenticeship Week events led by infrastructure giant Robertson Group. As part of its ambition to highlight the various opportunities in the built environment More...

By Editor On Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
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What will Carillion’s collapse mean for the training sector?

Rear view of supervisors walking at construction site The construction industry is going through a bit of a shake-up at the moment, with Carillion’s collapse right at its centre. Carillion went into liquidation, More...

By Editor On Friday, January 19th, 2018
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NCH and plumbing apprentice both recognised at National Apprenticeship Awards‏

Nottingham City Homes (NCH) was recently named one of the top 100 apprenticeship employers in the country at this year’s National Apprenticeship Awards. ‏ ‏The awards, which took place at the Grosvenor House More...

By Editor On Thursday, January 4th, 2018
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Edinburgh students build their futures in the construction industry

Pic Greg Macvean – 08/12/2017 – 07971 826 45715 year olds Jordan Walls and Jay Anderson who are on placements with Robertson where they are learning trades and will be joining fulltime next year. Jordan More...

By Editor On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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NFB Midlands contractors committed to training the construction workers of tomorrow

Two members of the National Federation of Builders (NFB) based in the Midlands have recruited new apprentices to develop a successful career within the industry and help to tackle the skills crisis. Deeley Construction, More...

By Editor On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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Screwfix invests in the future of trade with new course and purpose-built construction centre at Yeovil College

Leading trade retailer, Screwfix, has partnered with Yeovil College to launch a pilot course covering core construction skills for year 10 and 11 pupils. The course aims to educate young people about a successful More...

By Editor On Thursday, October 13th, 2016
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Two construction firms benefit from apprenticeship sholarship

Two construction firms have benefited from a national scholarship scheme which enables them to take on an apprentice who is entirely funded to work for them for 12 months. The initiative was launched by leading More...