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Extending traineeships will build stronger links with Further Education and build a bridge into apprenticeships and jobs for many young people

Construction traineeships will be open to any learner on an FE course, providing learning in a classroom to become adept at English, maths and digital skills, then a placement with an employer, honing those practical skills with workplace experience. The additional learning and development will enable more college students to get into construction jobs by providing a springboard for learners to start work or an apprenticeship     

Britain’s construction training body pledges pre-Covid rates

The training body for British construction is proposing to keep rates at pre-Covid levels as it launches a wide-reaching consultation into its funding proposals.

New group sets high standards for Welsh apprentices

A new partnership is striving to ensure high standards for young people looking to join the construction industry in Wales @CITB_UK The Welsh Government Construction Apprenticeship Framework sees CITB lead a coalition, including representation from construction employers of all sizes, to ensure high standards are maintained.

Interview advice helps get students into construction

Welsh students looking to get into the construction industry got a helping hand with support for job interviews at a virtual event last week (@CITB_UK) CITB led a partnership with North Wales Construction Partnership and Careers Wales that also included employers of all sizes to record the video, advising learners how to handle interview panels once they start looking for work.

Construction Leadership Council are calling for the chancellor to give apprenticeships a boost, reigniting interest among young people in construction-based careers

Construction Leadership Council submits an industry wide response to @RishiSunak ahead of #Budget2021  Within the world of construction, apprenticeship numbers have plummeted by 40%, the five-year average is 22,500 but this year saw just 16,000 apprenticeship starts for construction trades in Britain. As a result, industry leaders are calling for the chancellor to give apprenticeships a boost, reigniting interest among young people in construction-based careers.

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