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Construction Skills Village on BBC Look North

On Wednesday 13th September Scarborough Construction Skills Village launched the Construction and Housing Employment and Skills Pledge (CHESP). In case you missed it we featured on BBC Look North that evening! Have a watch… We would like to thank everyone who attended, in particular all our partners and learners! Anyone who is interested in finding

Pledge to transform construction skills shortages

Public and private sector organisations on the Yorkshire coast have joined together to launch a pledge to transform the supply of much needed, highly skilled local labour to meet the ever growing demands of the area’s construction and housing industries. The Construction and Housing Employment and Skills Pledge (CHESP) was launched on Wednesday 13 September

Dearne ALC Workshop

Eight ambassadors from the Made in Barnsley’s Cutlers’ ‘Better Learners, Better Workers’ programme attended a workshop at the  Construction Skills Village on Tuesday 11th  July 2017. The workshop was organised as part of Henry Boot Construction Better Barnsley development. The Year 9 ambassadors were from Dearne ALC School in Barnsley and had the chance to

George Pindar School Work Experience

Scarborough Construction Skills Village hosted George Pindar School Year 10 students on one week’s work experience in July 2017. The ten students spent a week on site undertaking practical activities, including bricklaying and groundworks as well as helping us with our big site move! The learners had a great time and got stuck in with

Construction Skills Village Open Days

The Construction Skills is holding three open days in Barnsley, Doncaster and Scarborough in June. The open days will give you a chance to have a taste of the construction industry to see if it is your career of choice. The day will include hands on taster sessions, construction career guidance, a tour of the Construction Skills

Inspiring Open Day at Barnsley

Barnsley Construction Skills Village held an open event on Wednesday 5th April 2017. Over twenty attendees had the chance to learn all about the Construction Industry on a ‘real’ site environment. The event enabled attendees to get a taste of the industry and to see if it was a career path they would like to pursue. Fortunately,