How to Become a Construction Labourer

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Looking for a change in career, want to try something new? Perhaps starting work as a Construction Labourer is something that appeals to you. Our Construction training courses are a great starting point for someone interested in becoming a Construction Labourer. What is a Construction Labourer? A Construction Labourer is a great entry-level position that…

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Let’s Start Talking: Men’s Health Week 2022

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Men’s Health Week is a time to raise awareness about the health issues that men face. This includes issues like prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and mental health. The weeklong event provides an opportunity for men to get screened for these conditions and to learn more about how to stay healthy. It is also a time…

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Mental Health in the Construction Industry

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Mental health is an issue that plagues many industries. Construction, in particular, has been shown to be impacted by mental illnesses such as anxiety and depression at a higher rate than other professions. As construction training providers, we feel it is our duty to not only highlight the current state of mental health within the…

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Top 5 Trends in The Construction Industry in 2022

The construction industry is constantly changing and evolving. As a construction training provider, it is important that we stay one step ahead of these changes so that our delegates are well equipped for the current industry that they will be faced with. We keep a keen eye on trends, technologies, and fluctuations to make sure…

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Construction Health and Safety Courses

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Health and safety is something that should always come first on a construction site. Making sure the site is consistently operating in a way that is safe for all individuals present is an absolute priority.  Taking, and keeping up to date with, relevant health and safety courses will give you the knowledge and confidence to…

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Skills Shortage: The Construction Industry Needs You

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Currently, in the UK, there are many construction projects in progress and an overwhelming number in the pipeline. These projects are vital for the growth and development of the country, with housing being a huge priority.  But despite its booming industry, construction is facing a major skills shortage. There is so much work to be…

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What is NPORS & Why Do You Need It?

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NPORS (National Plant Operators Registration Scheme), founded in 1992, is an awarding body and is a rapidly up and coming card scheme. Throughout the years it has been proven to be a dependable option for workers in the construction industry. The NPORS Card Scheme Whilst it’s not necessarily a new scheme, NPORS has recently become…

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Why We Need More Women in the Construction Industry

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Construction is a booming industry, projected to see an average annual increase of 3% between 2022 and 2025. This means that construction companies need more qualified employees in order to meet the growing demand for construction work. However, construction still remains largely dominated by men, making up 87% of construction workers in the UK (see…

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Which Construction NVQ Should I Take?

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When you are looking to kickstart or level up your construction career, it is important to know which Construction NVQ (National Vocational Qualification) will be best for you to progress from where you are currently to where you want to progress to. The NVQ you take can lead to obtaining a CPCS or CSCS card…

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Site Safety Plus: Choosing The Right CITB Course For You

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Site Safety Plus (SSP) is a package of health and safety training courses aimed at assisting construction industry specialists in improving their on-site skills. Each course is tailored to a different role in the building, civil engineering, and allied sectors. All construction sites require comprehensive Site Safety Plus training to protect employees from harm. CITB…

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