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GTO Report SCTG Annual General Meeting 30th March 2023

Posted on: February 28, 2023

GROUP TRAINING OFFICERS REPORT: 2022/2023  Member Info Current members 38 Number of members at end 2022 36 Training Days Regular Training Days Delivered 824 EN-Grant Back Training Days Delivered 318 2022 Total 1142 2023 to date & booked to end May    (almost all Employer Network)                  750 Previous years   Training days delivered  Jan – Dec 2021 772 Training days delivered  Jan – Dec 2020 530 Training days delivered  Jan – Dec 2019 562 Training days delivered  Jan – Dec 2018 476 CITB Employer Network (Grant-Back) Pilot  From July  we entered into the Employer Network Grant-Back project with CITB funding of approx. £180k.   This is a new idea by CITB for funding being channelled through training groups to partly cover training... Read more

CITB Info & Update for SCTG OGM 5th Oct 2022

Posted on: October 7, 2022

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

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: