What’s Happening?


Construction Skills Village To Receive Extra Funding

£400,000 of funding has been approved to expand the Construction Skills Village in Scarborough.  The borough council’s cabinet made the decision on Tuesday 17 July with the view of extending the site at Eastfield. A Construction Business Centre will be built within the former High Eastfield Farm House. The funding comes from Advantage Coast CLLD

On-site training boost to ease skills shortages

A £22m boost for on-site construction training was officially launched on Monday 18th August 2018 in the latest attempt to ease the industry’s skills shortages. The Construction Skills Fund was first unveiled during Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Spring Statement in March. The £22m injection will help fund 20 “skills villages” where training hubs are set-up alongside

New Video Launched!

The Construction Skills Village team are excited to launch our brand new Scarborough video. Take a peak and if you’re a student /employer/school wanting to get involved contact the team! If you want to get involved contact the team on  01723 585009 !

Local providers team up to offer construction skills training

The company behind the development of Woodsmith Mine has joined forces with training provider Construction Skills Village and Scarborough Job Centre Plus to support a series of bespoke training and employment programmes aimed at local people. The scheme is open to people across the Borough of Scarborough and is set to equip school leavers, ex-military

Spring Statement – What does it mean for Skills Village?

Fantastic news has been announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer as part of the 2018 Spring Statement today. Watch the video below from 17:40 We look forward to working with Government & CITB to fill the industry skills gap. Our success is now being recognised #construction #skillsvillage

Alternative Provision Success

Scarborough Construction Skills Village has received positive feedback from George Pindar School. Since 2015 we have worked in partnership with the school to offer construction as part of their curriculum. Take a look at what Julian Leader, Headteacher at George Pindar School said: ‘Since developing our strategic partnership with the Construction Skills Village we have