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Posted on Apr 18, 2019

Forterra has announced 'Best In London Brick', a new competition for professional bricklayers aged between 25 and 35, to find the most talented bricklayer in the UK.

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Posted on Apr 17, 2019

The CSP NVQ Delivery Team recently held a meeting in Sheffield. This was the first of many meetings held across the country to update the Delivery Team on the success of re...

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Posted on Apr 08, 2019

The CSP Business Development Team have been hard at work selling both commercial training and providing our clients with funding to allow their staff to achieve Level 2 NVQ...

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Posted on Apr 04, 2019

With the 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations now in full effect, all ECS Registered Electricians with the 17th Edition must upgrade to BS7671:2018 before 01 July...

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Posted on Mar 29, 2019

In a recent survey, the rate of self-reported work-related stress, depression or anxiety has shown signs of increasing in recent years. Working days lost due to stress, dep...

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Posted in Latest on Mar 20, 2019

Jane and Liz both work for HSBC and recently attended one of our Mental Health First Aid courses at our Sheffield Training Centre. Here is what one of them had to say about...

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Posted in Latest on Mar 07, 2019

More than 60,000 experienced construction workers will no longer be able to renew their Skills Cards under the ‘Grandfather Rights’ system.

The CSCS...

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Posted in Latest on Mar 01, 2019

CSP were approached by Paul Munday from the Job Centre Plus (JCP) in Chesterfield who had been approached by a local employer who was having difficulty in recruiting ground...

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Posted in Latest on Feb 27, 2019

Fears are growing that UK construction company failures will soar post-Brexit as contractors struggle to cope with intensifying skills shortages.

Th...

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Posted in Latest on Feb 25, 2019

The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) is launching an online service to streamline the card application process. Applying for a CSCS card online will be consi...

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Posted in Latest on Feb 25, 2019

From 2019 holders of IPAF cards will be able to apply to have the CSCS logo on the Operator’s Card, allowing holders access to construction sites across the UK.

In o...

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Posted on Feb 13, 2019

In order to reach a wider audience, Construction Skills People have teamed up with On The Tools, who represent the largest online construction community in the UK.  

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Posted in Latest on Feb 05, 2019

Safer Internet Day 2019 is celebrated globally today with the slogan: ‘Together For a Better Internet’.

Construction Skills People are proud to support this increasi...

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Posted in Latest on Jan 30, 2019

Construction Skills People are proud to be sponsors of the next episode of On The Tools’ popular online game show ‘Quids In’, which will be broadcast live on Facebook on Fr...

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Posted in Latest on Jan 25, 2019

We have been using Construction Skills People for some years now to deliver qualifications and training to our staff.

Construction Skills People have helped us in ac...

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Posted on Jan 23, 2019

Here at CSP we believe in supporting our clients to achieve their objectives in training and upskilling their employees.

We recently visited the offices of Sir Rober...

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Posted on Jan 11, 2019

Established in 2000, East Sussex contractor S J Homewood specialise in groundworks, bricklaying, paving and landscaping.

Stuart Homewood, the company’s Managing Dire...

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Posted on Dec 17, 2018

Our wall planners have proved as popular as ever this year – and they’re absolutely free!

They are a generous A1 size and are printed on high-quality coated paper. Read more...

Posted on Nov 30, 2018

Blakedown Sport & Play, one of the UK’s largest and longest established sports facility construction contractors, has invested in upskilling more than half of its workf...

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Posted on Nov 30, 2018

It’s well known that construction can be a dangerous field of work, but health and safety training and regulations are there to make the risk as minimal as possible.

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Posted on Nov 30, 2018

The latest stats from the Health and Safety Executive have highlighted that the construction industry is the worst industry for fatal injuries. Out of 144 workers killed in...

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Posted on Nov 28, 2018

13 winning contractors have been announced by Highways England for its £8.7bn Regional Delivery Partnership framework.

The new framework will form the foundation of...

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Posted on Nov 08, 2018

Recently, we were delighted to be invited by our clients MACOI to provide training and advice to their team members who are now embarking on a journey to complete a level 2...

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Posted on Nov 05, 2018

The need for digitalisation in the construction sector has long been a hot topic, but it has recently hit the headlines again with a new report from the Construction Indust...

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Posted on Oct 30, 2018

Leading construction industry training provider Construction Skills People has welcomed a campaign that has been launched to find out what firms operating within the indust...

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Posted on Oct 26, 2018

Leading construction training provider Construction Skills People has secured funding that will enable access to vital industry qualifications for construction workers in k...

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Posted on Oct 18, 2018

Construction Skills People’s Stuart Brown with his medal, having completed the Shine Night Walk London to raise funds for Cancer Research UK.

Chesterfield-based cons...

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Posted on Oct 10, 2018

A leading national training provider which specialises in construction has announced the launch of its first course centred around the mental health and well-being of worke...

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Posted on Oct 04, 2018

After a relatively weak start to 2018, some encouraging news for the construction sector as comes in the form of new statistics released by the Office for National Statisti...

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Posted on Sep 27, 2018

Could the future of construction lie within green technology? Construction workers in the UK could soon be replacing bricks and mortar with smart technologies if new fundin...

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Posted in Latest on Sep 13, 2018

The most up to date report released by the Health and Safety Executive has named slipping and tripping as the single most common cause of injuries in UK workplaces includin...

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Posted on Sep 04, 2018

According to the Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), the UK construction industry is experiencing its fastest rate of expansion in more than a year.

The PMI increased...

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Posted in Latest on Aug 29, 2018

Recent research carried out by Arcadis suggests that the UK construction sector needs to hire a staggering 400,000 people each year to meet growing demands.

As GCSE...

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Posted on Aug 21, 2018

The latest data release from the Office for National Statistics has shown that construction output rose 0.9% in the second quarter of the year, following a 0.8% fall in Q1...

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Posted on Aug 02, 2018

The UK construction sector is entering its third month of continuous growth, and is seeing greater activity and higher recruitment levels, marking the return of optimism t...

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Posted on Jul 18, 2018

The construction industry in the North West celebrated the achievements of the region’s best projects, organisations and individuals last week at a glittering event attende...

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Posted on Jul 12, 2018

Last weekend saw a group of amateur cyclists take on a 19 hour, 200 mile bike ride from Edinburgh to Newcastle to raise valuable funds for the Nottingham Breast Institute.<...

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Posted on Jul 04, 2018

The All Party Parliamentary Group for ‘Working at Height’ has launched an investigation into the root causes of incidents in a bid to drive down the number of serious injur...

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Posted on Jun 22, 2018

The international charity Help for Heroes has joined forces with Wiltshire Wild Life trust to provided qualifications to veterans who have been injured in conflict.

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Posted on Jun 12, 2018

Construction Skills People, a leading provider of vocational qualifications and commercial training courses specifically for the construction sector, has urged businesses o...

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Posted on Feb 28, 2018

Communication is a key factor in making sure the importance health, safety and environmental management on construction sites is given the care and attention it needs.

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Posted on Jan 04, 2018

This handy Traning Needs Analysis template for Excel helps you get a better insight into the training and skills levels with your organisation

A Training Needs Analy...

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Posted on Dec 20, 2017

Do you know what type of fire extinguisher would be best suited to an electrical fire? Nearly 40% of construction workers have no idea!

A survey of construction work...

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Posted on Nov 22, 2017

Recently the Construction Industry Training Board faced it’s triennial consensus vote: an industry poll deciding whether or not it should be allowed to continue to collect...

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Posted on Oct 17, 2017

Over 85% of UK construction sites require each worker to hold a relevant CSCS Card on site. For most people, the most important qualification you can have in the constructi...

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Posted on Oct 05, 2017

Over 85% of UK construction sites require each worker to hold a relevant CSCS Card on site. For most people, the most important qualification you can have in the constructi...

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Posted on Sep 25, 2017

CITB’s Health, Safety and Environment (HS&E) Test is essential in making sure the UK construction workforce has the right knowledge, skills and training. It helps raise...

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Posted on Sep 17, 2017

Are you looking to undertake an NVQ in order to gain a Blue CSCS Card? A Level 2 NVQ in Passive Fire Protection could be for you. Perhaps you have a White CRO Card, if so t...

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Posted on Sep 09, 2017

Over 85% of UK construction sites require each worker to hold a relevant CSCS Card on site. For most people, the most important qualification you can have in the constructi...

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Posted on Sep 04, 2017

We have NVQ funding available covering a number of trades across the UK.

We deliver more construction related NVQs than any other training provider in the UK. If yo...

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Posted on Oct 05, 2016

National Plant Operators Scheme NPORS have announced important changes that see’s them forge stronger links with CSCS. Card holders who would like to apply for the new Cons...

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Posted on Oct 10, 2015

From 1st January 2016, CITB Construction Skills are removing the grace period for the Site Safety Plus scheme.

The Site Safety Plus Site Management Safety Training S...

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