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Apprenticeships

It has never been more important to growing and developing your workforce as per UK’s current construction industry skills gaps. One of the best ways to address those gaps, is to hire apprentices. You’ll be able to watch them improve and learn new skills with our construction Tutors available to suit their needs. We are […]

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CSCS has officially withdrawn Construction Related Occupations CSCS Cards

With the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) officially withdrawing the Construction Related Occupations (CRO) Cards, it has never been a better time to register for your construction National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) and become a fully qualified worker for the UK Construction Industry.

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The 3-SS (Three Simple Steps) to start your career in Construction

Are you thinking of starting a career in the UK Construction? Welcome to Construction Development Centre. We provide the most unique, easiest way to help you get started and into work as soon as possible. Most people start working as a labourer (you’re helping experienced and qualified workers) in construction. Even if you want to […]

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NVQ Assessors and Verifiers do not require CSCS Cards

Did you know NVQ Assessors and Verifiers do not require CSCS cards for accessing construction sites? The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) agreed that from January 2015 the industry, including trade associations, contractors, clients, and the government should specify and promote card schemes carrying the CSCS logo with no equivalents accepted. This is good news for the […]

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Steel Giant TATA Steel has been fined £1.98m over guarding issues

Steel giant Tata SteelUK has been fined nearly £2m after two workers lost parts of their hands in separate machinery incidents at the same plant in Corby, Northamptonshire.   Northampton Crown Court heard how, on 12 September 2014, a 26-year-old employee lost two thirds of his left hand and his middle and ring fingers while […]

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Important changes about CSCS CRO White Cards

Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) has announced new measures against CSCS Construction Related Occupation (CRO) Card. Why CRO Card? In July 2014, CSCS has introduced the new CSCS Green Labourers Card which has replaced the old Construction Site Operative Card Since then,  most of beginner construction workers in the UK has applied for a CSCS CRO […]

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Trainee CSCS card changes

From 1st of August 2016, CSCS changes the ways you can apply for a Red Trainee CSCS Card. Trainee Cards used to be available to new entrants to the UK Construction Industry and were designed to allow workers access to sites whilst they undertake their construction related qualifications. CSCS Statement: “Prior to applying for a […]

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CSkills Withdraw from NVQ Agreement with CIOB

CSkills Awards have taken the decision to withdraw from a recognition agreement with the CIOB. As a result the CIOB will no longer recognise any NVQ diplomas or other awards conferred by CSkills Awards. Holders of NVQ diplomas or other awards conferred by CSkills Awards have until 1 September 2017 to apply for CIOB membership. In real […]

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New CDM Regulations law

Managing Health & Safety in Construction Construction Design & Management (CDM) 2015 Regulations CDM 2015 makes it a legal requirement for Employees and Contractors to ensure that anyone working on site is appropriately supervised: A contractor who employs workers or manages work under their control must ensure that appropriate supervision is provided. Supervisors are a vital part […]

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