How NVQ Qualified Employees Can Help Your Business
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There was a time when construction trade workers simply learned their skills on the job and the expense of any required training was met by the employer. All the employee needed was the willingness to learn. But times have changed, and with the relatively new Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS), it has never been easier […]

National Companies Seek High Quality Employees with NVQs
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Many people struggle to attend University, partly because it is becoming unaffordable for many as the fees are set to increased beyond an acceptable level. But there are other ways in which you can obtain qualifications at a fraction of the cost of University courses. And that is one of the main reasons that construction […]

CSCS Affiliate Scheme for Plumbers and Related Occupations
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The CSCS Affiliate Card Schemes were established to incorporate all construction occupations. For workers in the Plumbing Mechanical Engineering Services sector the affiliate card that is required is the JIB-PMES Card, often shorted to JIB Card. The JIB card covers Plumbing and Mechanical Engineering occupations in England and Wales; for professionals working in Scotland and […]

How Important is Experience in Construction Career Progression?
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Like any other career, relevant experience is often one of the greatest factors that determine whether one gets a good construction job and how far up the job ladder they eventually go. This is further compounded by the need for UK construction workers to have the NVQ and CSCS Card, both of which are largely […]