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These are our most recent press releases.

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26/06/08

Construction industry warnings on ‘workforce time bomb’

25/06/08

£133 million three-year skills delivery plan secured

19/06/08

ConstructionSkills chief awarded OBE for service to industry

05/06/08

Schools Minister visits consortia offering C&BE Diploma

04/06/08

You’re hired, honey – now look after the apprentices!

30/05/08

C&BE Diploma is on course for success

28/05/08

Five applicants chasing every construction apprenticeship vacancy

23/05/08

Construction Ambassadors “Blog early, Blog often” to target youth

22/05/08

New ConstructionSkills Chief Executive Announced

29/04/08

Heritage buildings at risk due to skills gaps

16/04/08

£2M available to firms taking on a Programme Led Apprentice

19/03/08

8,300 Construction and Built Environment Diploma places

25/02/08

ConstructionSkills celebrates Apprenticeship Week

13/02/08

Health and Safety Tests Smash 1.5 Million Barrier

01/02/08

Increase in construction students is great news for the industry

07/01/08

MCG leads industry commitment to health and safety training

02/01/08

C&BE Diploma recognised as ‘rigorous and challenging’

07/12/07

CPCS announces scheme review results

06/12/07

ConstructionSkills Seeks New Chief Executive

05/12/07

Construction employers join network to champion Diploma

04/12/07

Skills Minister supports new industry Apprenticeship drive

27/11/07

Flexible funding key to up-skilling construction industry workforce

21/11/07

Quality and number of professional construction recruits fall

19/11/07

New ConstructionSkills & British Gypsum Dry-lining course

21/10/07

National Construction College to secure its future

20/09/07

ConstructionSkills urges employers to back new Diploma

24/08/07

£1m scheme to save our Built Heritage gets under way

22/08/07

Thousands of apprentices can’t find placements

27/07/07

New Skills Minister visits refurbishment site to see diversity in practice

25/07/07

Why doing ABCs could save construction industry £millions

20/07/07

Industry urged to act now to keep sector competitive

11/07/07

Skilled workers needed to protect Wales’ historic buildings

11/07/07

New heritage qualification launched at NHTG event

29/06/07

£140m available to help construction firms train

28/06/07

Savvy employers get behind C&BE Diploma

14/06/07

Costain and ConstructionSkills lead the way in supporting the Skills Pledge

25/05/07

Construction Industry urged to stop turning away tomorrow’s skilled craftspeople

26/04/07

Online support for UK firms employing migrant workers

25/04/07

New apprenticeship scheme drives up work placements

20/04/07

New research reveals the scale of the challenge faced by industry to become a first-choice employer

03/04/07

Nearly 4,000 Construction and The Built Environment Diploma Places to be Made Available 44kb PDF file

09/03/07

National Skills Academy for Construction in the North West drives ‘employer-led’ approach to construction training 19kb PDF file

06/03/07

Building Schools to Keep Construction Buoyant in Future 32kb PDF file

05/03/07

ConstructionSkills announces 50% increase in Inspire scholars 70kb PDF file

01/03/07

CPCS to review entire scheme through industry consultation 28kb PDF file

19/02/07

New programme launched to tackle industry H&S shortfall 31kb PDF file

29/01/07

Skills Shortage Puts Scotland’s Historic Buildings Under Threat 39kb PDF file

18/01/07

NCC launches pilot sustainability courses 23kb PDF file

10/01/07

ConstructionSkills builds support for learndirect 43kb PDF file

20/12/06

ConstructionSkills to deliver improved service to employers through regional restructuring 76kb PDF file

18/12/06

Skills for Business: London 2012 Legacy 44kb PDF file

13/12/06

£190 Billion Bounty for UK Construction Employers 24kb PDF file

04/12/06

Adult Learning Inspectorate report is ‘good news’ 32kb PDF file

28/11/06

National Skills Academy for Construction 23kb PDF file

24/11/06

ConstructionSkills wins slice of £10 million drive to boost the number of women in the workplace 27kb PDF file

14/11/06

Welsh Sector Skills Agreement Launch 31kb PDF file

09/11/06

CSCS Launch Professionally Qualified Persons Card 35kb PDF file

10/10/06

ConstructionSkills Research Project 19kb PDF file

27/09/06

The Prince of Wales backs new initiative to help revive heritage skills
25kb PDF file

22/09/06

New funding to support specialist sector recruits 25kb PDF file

02/08/06

Celebrations at the National Construction College’s Annual Awards Ceremony 31kb PDF file.

25/07/06

CITB-ConstructionSkills Inspire Young Blood through Innovative Recruitment Programme 21kb PDF file.

21/07/06

CITB-ConstructionSkills Call on Employers to Offer Apprenticeship Places to Meet Industry Demand 24kb PDF file

13/07/06

ConstructionSkills uses online gaming 37kb PDF file

04/07/06

Construction Skills Certification Scheme Ltd and CITB-ConstructionSkills sign contract in new commercial relationship 15kb PDF file

03/07/06

Don’t miss the deadline for CITB-ConstructionSkills Supplementary Payment 25kb PDF file

03/07/06

£114 million to help make your business better 29kb PDF file

03/07/06

Construction Skills Certification Scheme Ltd and CITB-ConstructionSkills sign contract in new commercial relationship 15kb PDF file

27/07/06

Building an International Language of Construction 27kb PDF file

05/06/06

UK construction industry needs 348,000 new recruits by 2010 63kb PDF file

24/05/06

Last chance for 2006 students to “grab a grant” 34kb PDF file

03/04/06

ConstructionSkills launches Positive Image 2006 29kb PDF file

20/02/06

£1 million grant scheme launched for undergraduates 27kb PDF file

02/02/06

Specialised Diplomas set to ensure work-ready new recruits for construction
25KB PDF file

23/01/06

Construction-related degree applicants soar in 2005 26kb PDF file

18/01/06

ConstructionSkills links with Aimhigher to reach future graduates 34kb PDF file

13/12/05

Eden Project is crowned as the “UK’s most loved modern building” by British public 34kb PDF file

13/12/05

bconstructive website shortlisted in National e-Government Awards 23kb PDF file

02/12/05

Sector Skills Agreement for South West England 36kb PDF file

05/11/05

ConstructionSkills calls for Managers to build the Olympics 51kb PDF file

31/10/05

Industry welcomes a National Skills Academy for Construction 27kb PDF file

31/10/05

ConstructionSkills encourages employers to have their say on qualifications 35kb PDF file

18/10/05

Sector Skills Agreement for South East of England construction industry to tackle skills needs 37kb PDF file

18/10/05

Sector Skills Agreement for East of England construction industry to tackle skills needs 39kb PDF file

12/10/05

Peter Lobban congratulates award winners 14kb PDF file

29/09/05

Young People Challenged to Construct the Best Film 29kb PDF file

27/09/05

ConstructionSkills’ NCW events get a make-over with industry themes 23kb PDF file

14/09/05

Scotland’s Deputy First Minister welcomes Sector Skills Agreement for Scottish construction industry to tackle skills needs 36kb PDF file

08/09/05

New study shows that the house building industry can deliver increased supply 32kb PDF file

22/08/05

Homebuilders take a major step forward in qualifying their workforce
26kb PDF file

11/08/05

Text & online campaign launched to attract best students
19kb PDF file

20/07/05

All-Party Parliamentary Group for Construction meets with new chair and committee members 12kb PDF file

06/07/05

Programme Led Apprenticeships’ to boost completion rates 400%
96kb PDF file

29/06/05

ConstructionSkills puts practical skills on show at SkillCity
20kb PDF file

20/06/05

Highways Agency and County Surveyors Society specify CSCS
10kb PDF file

09/06/05

Skills shortages threatens England’s historic buildings 44kb PDF file

01/06/05

Consultation underway on revised CDM Regulations 12kb PDF file

23/05/05

National Construction Week 72kb PDF file

18/04/05

Construction industry launches £1 million campaign to attract graduate and female recruits 22kb PDF file

14/04/05

ConstructionSkills launches £1 million scholarship scheme to attract ‘brightest and best’ undergraduates to industry 7kb PDF file

31/03/05

ConstructionSkills claims considerable progress in Occupational Segregation in Construction 30kb PDF file

22/03/05

Sector Skills Agreement for Construction ‘Best Ever Opportunity’ to tackle Industry’s skills needs 19kb PDF file.

17/03/05

ConstructionSkills response to the White Paper on 14-19 Education 8kb PDF file.

17/03/05

ConstructionSkills to attend education show 9kb PDF file.

17/03/05

Education Show, Birmingham NEC, 17-19 March 9kb PDF file.

   
   
   
   
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