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CSCS to withdraw postal applications

The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) has announced plans to withdraw postal applications. CSCS currently provide a postal application service that is used by construction workers to apply for their CSCS cards. Over the last few weeks the CSCS team has been working with the industry to remove this largely paper based and inefficient [...]

2019-05-13T11:01:35+01:0013th May 2019|Uncategorised|

Retail apprenticeships: Transforming progression routes in the industry with over 10,000 apprentices on the new standards

Leading retail employers have been working tirelessly over the last four years to develop apprenticeship standards that form structured career progression routes in retail to help professionalise the workforce, raise the profile of retail careers and help challenge perceptions. With 10,000 apprentices now on the new standards, employers are starting to reap the benefits. [...]

2019-03-05T12:14:49+01:005th March 2019|Uncategorised|

Success for Apprentices on Team Leader Standard

Awarding Organisation and End Point Assessment Organisation, Occupational Awards Limited (OAL), have recently completed a number of End Point Assessments (EPAs) for specialist training provider Didac, who have been delivering the Team Leader/Supervisor standard for timber experts James Donaldson & Sons Ltd. The Team Leader/Supervisor standard, which runs over two years, is an intermediate [...]

2019-02-20T10:28:56+01:0019th February 2019|Uncategorised|

National Occupational Standards (NOS) Online Consultations

Industry skills body the National Skills Academy for Food & Drink and BFM are urging businesses to have their say on the review of National Occupational Standards (NOS), in areas varying from specialist sub-sectors.  Employer involvement will ensure the benchmark industry standards of performance and effective working keep pace with changing industry needs. NOS [...]

2018-12-14T12:15:28+01:0015th October 2018|Uncategorised|

It’s our birthday!