Supporting and developing our workforce is crucial if we want to increase productivity and quality within the home building sector. Ensuring your employees are trained to agreed industry-wide standards can help you to drive efficiency and retain a quality focussed workforce.
The Skills Frameworks have been developed with our members and associated Trade Federations and are now available for use. CITB are also still working on agreeing some standards which will be added to the frameworks once available.
The Skills Partnership’s Business Plan 2016-2020 had the stated objective ‘to engage subcontractors and suppliers in collaboration across the industry, leading change and the development of a skilled workforce which meets the needs of all.
An apprenticeship is a job with training and is open to anyone who is 16 and over. There is no upper age limit. You will work alongside experienced staff and gain job-specific qualifications. Your employer will give you tasks to perform, and the training provider will give you the theoretical skills to perform those tasks.