Tag : apprenticeships
The SEC Group has accused the government of failing to introduce meaningful changes to construction payment practices in response to multiple concerns identified around procurement and contracting following the collapse of Carillion.
The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) hopes to begin placing apprentices that were undergoing training with Carillion into new roles over the next week following the collapse of the construction and services giant.
BSRIA has argued that a lack of investment in training remains a major issue still to be addressed within a construction industry that is also facing a number of emerging challenges linked to Brexit.
More than 600 potential apprentices are without work despite efforts to seek out roles in a range of building services role such as pipework and ductwork installation, service and maintenance engineering, and ventilation hygiene, new research from BESA has found.
BESA is urging the government to ensure greater flexibility within its Apprenticeship Levy system to ensure funding is more readily available to groups such as SMEs for courses that better meet the specific needs of the building services sector and other specialist industries.
The 2018 H&V News Awards was held at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Thursday (April 19), with 23 accolades given out in recognition of a range of innovative new approaches to building services projects, district heating systems and HVAC technology.