Category: Training & Education

Major Apprenticeships Boost for Wet Trades

SOLAS has announced that it has extended the CIF Apprenticeship Sharing Initiative, a scheme that was initially set up by CIF South East Branch in 2015. The core concept is that contractors, who may not consider taking on an apprentice themselves, for reasons such as they do not have the trade skills in-house or are […]

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McHale Plant to Host Apprenticeship Seminar

A day-long seminar for those considering an apprenticeship in the construction plant and machinery sector is being organised by Komatsu distributor, McHale Plant Sales at its offices on Greenogue Industrial Estate, Rathcoole in late-September/early October (Date to be finalised). Free to participants, the programme will comprise a mixture of conference-room presentations covering all critical areas […]

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Sign Up for Concrete Society ‘Fundamentals of Concrete Technology’ Course

Fundamentals of Concrete Technology

The Irish Concrete Society recently launched their 2018 ‘Fundamentals of Concrete Technology’ course. Commencing on the 07 September in UCD, the course provides participants with essential information on concrete technology and construction. The programme includes two half-days of lectures and a half-day on site. There will also be time spent in a civil engineering laboratory […]

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Selling to Government – A CIF-Hosted Breakfast Briefing

Selling to Government

CIF will host a Breakfast Briefing – Selling to Government – on Tuesday 25 September, at CIF Headquarters, Dublin, which will be delivered by Intertrade Ireland. The briefing is entitled Selling to Government – Advanced Breakfast Briefing”. What will the briefing address? The Selling to Government Briefing content will include the following: Obtaining feedback and […]

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Saint-Gobain Launches nZEB Training Courses for Irish Construction Professionals

Saint-Gobain launches Nearly Zero Energy Building (nZEB) training courses for Irish construction professionals   The Saint-Gobain Ireland Technical Academy has announced that it is adding to its existing training portfolio by launching a series of nZEB modular courses. Starting this July, these innovative nZEB courses will offer those working in construction in Ireland a chance to upskill, free […]

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HSA Launches Online Safety Course for Small Contractors and Self-Employed

Introduction to Construction Safety for Small Contractors

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has launched a short, interactive online course titled ‘An Introduction to Construction Safety for Small Contractors and the Self-Employed’. The course has been developed by the HSA with the support of the CIF, in order to provide relevant health and safety information to small construction contractors and to raise […]

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Kilsaran International Essential Learning Series

Kilsarin Essential Learning Series

The Kilsaran International Essential Learning Series is a suite of training and professional development modules devised to enhance the core skills and knowledge of industry professionals. Kilsaran International Essential Learning Series The Kilsaran International Essential Learning Series is designed to bridge the gap between the interpretation of industry standards and their implementation, this suite of […]

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Concrete Society launch Concrete Ticket course

The Concrete Ticket

Minister of State for Housing and Urban Renewal, Damien English TD Minister of State for Housing and Urban Renewal, Damien English TD, has launched The Concrete Ticket, an initiative by the Irish Concrete Society to develop the skills and knowledge of those who work with concrete. The Irish Concrete Society says achieving a high quality […]

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