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OGM 14th Dec 2023

December 17, 2023 2:45 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Our OGM took place over zoom on Thursday 14th Dec 2023,  the Group Training Officers Report and attachments etc. are uploaded OGM Minutes GTO Report   


Temporary Works Co-ordinator Course Content Update

March 8, 2023 2:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Prior to attending a TWC course,  learners are expected to have a working knowledge of the following legislation: Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM) 2015 Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 The Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 1992 The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 The Work at Height Regulations 2005. A key issue for temporary works is health and safety, so learners need to be prepared to discuss how health and safety legislation is relevant to temporary works, as well as which Approved Codes of Practice (ACOPs) and... Read more


CITB Info & Update for SCTG OGM 5th Oct 2022

October 7, 2022 12:17 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Hi Jenny, Teri, Here is a summary of what I covered at the meeting this week.   National Construction College: NCC CITB are now developing NCC and investing in its future (lot of media advertising, apprenticeship offering and also re-in forcing to wider construction sector that NCC is open for business “We build to grow” (I can send some more information on this if required)   Leadership & Management CITB have created a brand new framework of 11 short courses in Leadership & Management linked to Institute for Leadership & Management frameworks. Designed for upskilling supervisers & Managers. Employers can choose to take one module as a short course or take a “pick and mix” approach to learning. CITB registered... Read more


Employability of Graduates in the Scottish Construction Industry

June 12, 2019 4:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

SCTG recently commissioned research into whether civil engineering and construction management graduates in Scotland have the skills they need and that their employers expect when they complete their degree programmes.    This Report delivers the findings of this research and also asks what training and support is provided by employers when they employ graduates. We would encourage suggestions and recommendations on which of these findings should be our next priorities for further action.   Constructive feedback will be appreciated – please email Report Link: