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Productivity and new ways of working, Learning resources, Sectors and roles, Careers and recruitment

Build UK

CECA; Construction Plant Association; Cross-Industry Construction Apprenticeship Task Force; FMB; NFB; National Association of Shop-fitters; Scottish Building Federation; Scottish Plant Owners Association

Great Britain




The project will develop a toolkit to attract, train and retain a suitably skilled workplace. The toolkit can be adapted and branded to meet the needs of the organisation. It will develop new frameworks and sustainable structures to enable members to effectively recruit train and retain a competent workforce now and in the future as a result developing career and progression pathways

  • Develop and pilot new frameworks for apprenticeship structures,upskilling, reskilling, conversion,supervisors,junior & senior managers
  • The pilot can be applied across all sectors
  • A research report will be created on collaborative working within the supply chain
  • Develop sector specific training guides on entry routes, into apprenticeships, upskilling and reskilling, career progression, levy and funding and CSCS cards

01 Apr 2017

30 Jun 2017

End of project summary

The project finished in November 2017.  In agreement with CITB the project was scaled back in recognition that CITB would take forward some of the initiatives. Build UK continue to take forward a number of initiatives included in the orginal proposal beyond the CITB funding.