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19 July 2015 | Training
Building Information Modelling (BIM) training providers can expect to see a flurry of activity in the wake of the UK Government announcement that by 2016 when the next upgrade of environmental...
The pinnacle of training success. This is Sam Turner competing for his place in the UK Team at WorldSkills.
17 July 2015 | Training
Inevitably the economic downturn has seen the number of skilled stonemasons fall. But with the workload of stone specialists already increasing and huge projects looming – notably the...
Mark Priestman helps you with your training.
17 July 2015 | Training
Construction contractors are rightly proud of the tools of their trade. The right piece of kit in the right hands can noticeably enhance their project’s quality, safety, timeliness and cost-...
 
The infographic from Able Skills might spark the first interest among youngsters who go on to become stonemasons.
17 July 2015 | Training
Able Skills, which has been providing construction training since 2002, has produced an infographic about the construction of some of the world's oldest structures, including the pyramids, which...
A new way to the CSCS Green Card.
3 June 2015 | Training
CITB is piloting a new approach to getting a CSCS Green Card with one-day Health & Safety Awareness (Site Safety Plus) courses followed by the CSCS test.The days include:Site Safety Plus - Health...
Mark Priestman will help you with your training requirements.
2 June 2015 | Training
Now May is upon us and spring cleaning is evident. Here are two aspects that will affect our sector’s employers as they qualify the workforce.Changes to the CITB LevyHere is a run-down for...
2 June 2015 | Training
The Natural Stone Industry Training Group (NSITG) has again been awarded £25,000 by CITB to assist in the cost of delivery of training and skills development to in-scope CITB-registered...
Learn about heritage and conservation techniques with SPAB.
2 June 2015 | Training
Repair of Old Buildings Course (October)Historic Finished Masterclass (September)Timber Repairs Masterclass (April)From Rock to Roof: slate roofing masterclass (June)Stitching Communities Together:...
Mark Priestman says CSCS is the king of skills cards.
2 June 2015 | Training
Mark Priestman has more than 20 years’ experience in the natural stone sector. He plays an active role in the development and delivery of training in this specialist environment. Along with his...
Mark Priestman explains the benefit of the Specialist Apprentice Scheme.
8 April 2015 | Training
Mark Priestman has more than 20 years’ experience in the natural stone sector. He plays an active role in the development and delivery of training in this specialist environment. Along with his...
Lime course this Friday, 13 March.
8 April 2015 | Training
Practical Lime Training Day: Lime Rendering & Lime PlasteringFriday 13 MarchThe Practical Lime Training Day is being run by Cornish Lime Company at its Bodmin site in Cornwall and there are still...
Make sure you can asses their safety – book for the NAMM course in March.
4 March 2015 | Training
NAMM is running a one-day (10am-4pm) Safety Inspection & Assessment of Memorials in Burial Grounds training course at its Training Centre at 1 Castle Mews, Rugby, on Wednesday 4 March.The course...
Mark Priestman discusses training.
4 March 2015 | Training
Mark Priestman has more than 20 years’ experience in the natural stone sector. He plays an active role in the development and delivery of training in this specialist environment. Along with his...
Get the full value of training and add some value.
21 January 2015 | Training
Mark Priestman has more than 20 years’ experience in the natural stone sector. He plays an active role in the development and delivery of training in this specialist environment. Along with his...
30% off until the end of November.
8 January 2015 | Training
Stone Federation is offering a 30% discount* on its popular Code of Practice for the Design & Installation of Internal Flooring until the end of November. The Code is one of the Federation’...

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