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Construction apprentices given insight into future industry trends

TBP 6667As we enter National Apprenticeship Week 2024, industry and education leaders are using an innovative apprenticeship approach to attract the next generation of construction workers.

While construction and education bodies have invested money, time and effort into addressing a skills shortage in recent years, Esh Group and the North East Institute of Technology (NEIoT) are hoping that a different tack will bear fruit throughout 2024 and beyond.

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New City Trade Skills partners with Segen offering cutting-edge renewables courses

SegenxNCC 1 003New City Trade Skills, part of New City College Group, is pleased to announce a collaboration with Segen Ltd, a leading provider of renewable energy solutions, to offer a range of innovative courses in the field of renewable energy. This collaboration aims to equip individuals with the necessary skills and knowledge to thrive in the growing renewable energy industry.

With the increasing demand for clean and sustainable energy sources, the need for skilled professionals in the renewable energy sector has never been greater.

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College hosts Construction Sector Green Technologies Advisory Panel

hlnsc badgeHerefordshire Ludlow and North Shropshire College (HLNSC) were delighted to host the first meeting of the newly formed Construction Sector Green Technologies Advisory Panel on Friday 26th January.

The meeting took place at the new cutting-edge training facility dedicated to renewable technology – the Low Carbon Technology Training Centre (LCTTC). Nestled within the scenic surroundings of HLNSC’s Holme Lacy College, this state-of-the-art centre is set to make a significant impact in advancing the adoption of sustainable energy solutions in our region.

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Most common risks/hazards: how to create a safer construction site

HSE logoAccording to HSE’s annual health and safety report, during the 2021/22 financial year, 565,000 workers experienced non-fatal injuries at their workplace in Britain. And while fatal accidents decreased to only 123, the construction industry saw the highest number at 30.

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Award-winning Veriforce CHAS launches in Australia

chasvfVeriforce CHAS, the renowned UK-based provider of supply chain risk management services, is excited to announce the launch of CHAS Australia. 

Headquartered in Sydney, this expansion brings the award-winning compliance services of Veriforce CHAS to Australia, providing contractors, clients and material suppliers across the ANZ region with comprehensive support in navigating ever-evolving legislation and increasing regulatory standards. 

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