Despite the challenges presented by Covid-19, the first group of trainees have just completed the inaugural Utility Industry Specialist Traineeship programme at the National Construction Training Centre in Mount Lucas, Co Offaly.
The Curtain Walling & Glazing Installer course at Ballyfermot Training Centre will give learners experience of various curtain wall systems, using common and specialist tools, and teach them about the importance of teamwork in the context of installing commercial glazing systems.
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The strong recovery of construction employment has been welcomed, but it will bring challenges when it comes to recruiting talent in the coming years.
Pictured at Saint-Gobain Build Better Roadshow seminar at the Silver Springs Hotel in Cork on Tuesday, 14 May, l to r: Jason Horrex, Training Manager of Technical Academy; Willie Keane, Chartered Engineer at HomeBond; and John Morehead, Principal Architect/Managing Director at Wain Morehead Architects Ltd. Kieran Holohan, Marketing Director of Saint-Gobain Ireland, has announced that […]
he Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has launched a free short online course, ‘Asbestos Safety for Tradespeople’, aimed at assisting tradespeople who may encounter asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) in the course of their work.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]