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Internationally accredited construction claims course returns to London

Hewitt Construction Consultancy will deliver their 2-day Intensive Training Course on construction claims to construction professionals in London on 24 and 25 September 2014. The consultancy specialises in construction contracts and claims and delivers education training on these subjects under the banner of Claims Class. 

The course is designed to provide those representing both contractors and clients with the knowledge necessary to manage, prepare, present and respond to construction claims in an effective and professional manner so as to achieve their company objectives.

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External training can fill the skills gap, claims surveyors

External advice and training could be the answer to resolving the ongoing skills shortage in the construction sector, according to a growing firm of chartered surveyors.

Building Information Modelling (BIM) expert Severn Partnership is urging fellow construction companies to seek external training and support in order to supplement existing skillsets and grow their staff, at a time when the industry is urgently looking for 180,000 more workers by 2018.

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Sika-Trocal launch new CPD seminar to educate architects and specifiers

Sika-Trocal, a market leading manufacturer of single ply roofing membranes has launched a new CPD (Continuing Professional Development) seminar aimed at educating architects and specifiers. The new CPD, entitled ‘Effective Design of Single Ply Roofing Systems,’ has been produced by the flat roofing experts at Sika-Trocal.

“We know technology is constantly evolving and it’s imperative specifiers and architects are aware of the benefits of single ply membranes,” commented Shay Casey, Senior Sales Manager for Sika-Trocal.

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Edudo helps construction worker achieve top qualification

A construction worker from Rochdale is celebrating after achieving one of the highest site-based qualifications in the sector.

David Letts, who works as a site manager with global construction and engineering company Laing O'Rourke, has been awarded Level 6 NVQ in Construction Site Management (Building and Civil Engineering Pathway) after completing a six-month course.

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New innovation centre to transform Scottish construction industry

A £7.5 million construction innovation centre is to be established in Scotland to connect industry and academia. The Construction Scotland innovation centre will provide the 31,000-plus businesses involved in the sector with a one-stop shop for accessing a team of academic experts and public support.

Funded by the Scottish Funding Council, the centre is supported by Scottish Enterprise, Highlands & Islands Enterprise and 11 Scottish universities.

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