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Save the Date – OGM 10.30am 12th Sept 2019, Glasgow

Posted on: August 23, 2019

Our Ordinary General Meeting for autumn will take place at: The Academy for Construction People Nisbet Business Centre 30 Nisbet St Glasgow G31 5HB The OGM will begin at 10.30am and finish with lunch at 12.15pm This venue will also be used by the training group for a joint careers event in 2020 during National Construction Week.  Group members will be able to take a look around the premises and try the Construction Plant Simulator which will be one of the activities available to young people during the event.  Other activities will include levelling and setting out and asbestos awareness. We would like members to consider which other civil engineering occupations the careers event should demonstrate and you can give... Read more

Employability of Graduates in the Scottish Construction Industry

Posted on: June 12, 2019

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:

2019 Members Training – tell us what you want

Posted on: February 18, 2019

Here is the link to a very short (5 questions) survey for you to tell us which courses you would like to see on this year’s training programme.  Please complete this survey and submit to us before the end of February.   

Free Vocational Qualifications Available

Posted on: January 16, 2019

We have information from a variety of training providers who are able to offer fully funded places on the following qualifications: VQ L3     Occupational Supervision VQ L2     General Construction Operations VQ L4     Construction Management   Please contact us for further information or to apply.

*NEW* Diamond Drilling courses

Posted on: September 6, 2018

New courses introduced include three different levels of training – targeted at Operatives, Experienced Operatives and Novices. The courses include:  coring holes in structural fabric, horizontally, vertically, at an angle and stitch drilling techniques. On successful completion of the course candidates will gain a basic set of skills to be able to core holes in a safe manner and for the 3 and 5 day courses candidates can progress to achieving an S/NVQ.