Apprenticeship Updates

Elevate your workforce with the Employer Network Pilot

Are you a construction industry employer in South West Wales seeking innovative solutions to enhance your workforce’s skills while reducing training costs? Discover the Employer Network Pilot, a pioneering initiative offers a fresh perspective on funding training, empowering employers like you to take control of your workforce development journey. What is the Employer Network Pilot? …

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SBCSG presenting fundraising cheque to Hands Up For Downs.

The highlights of our Christmas Group Meeting 

The SBCSG Christmas Group Meeting took place at the Swansea.Com Stadium on Thursday, December 14th, bringing together professionals from across the construction industry. The event featured several guest speakers, notably Anthony Rees, Regional Manager of Cyfle Building Skills, who delivered a comprehensive overview of the shared apprenticeship scheme, the onsite hub, and the collaborative initiatives …

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Swansea Bay Construction Support Group Awards

Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week 2023 

At Swansea Bay Construction Support Group, we are proud to support National Apprenticeship Week (NAW), which is being celebrated from 6th – 12th of February 2023. The theme for this year is ‘Skills for Life’.  National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) is an opportunity for the education and skills sector to celebrate the achievements of apprentices around …

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SBCSG Awards

The future of the construction industry was celebrated, when the hard work of some of the most skilled and talented apprentices from across the region were recognised at an awards ceremony. The Swansea Bay Construction Support Group’s inaugural awards ceremony took place on 20 June at the Village Hotel, Swansea to support and recognise the …

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Cyfle Building Skills Scoops the Queens Award for Enterprise – Innovation

The Queen\’s Award is the most prestigious in the UK – is given to Companies or Individuals who are outstanding in their field and are split across four categories – innovation, international trade and sustainable development promoting opportunity. Cyfle Building Skills, has scooped the innovation award for its ground-breaking  Scheme in which Apprentices are taught …

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Adult Upskilling Funding Support – Addressing the Skills Gaps

As a result of feedback from the industry, CITB, as part of a pilot programme, has made flexible employer funding available to support you with recruiting partially trained staff into your organisation. For a trial period, we are able to offer support of up to £3,000* per candidate to assist you to recruit someone who …

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National Apprenticeship Week

National Apprenticeship Week (3rd – 7th March 2014) is designed to celebrate apprenticeships and the positive impact they have on individuals and businesses. There will be an event taking place in Llandarcy on 6th March, click here for further details. If you would like to support this event, please contact the Group Training Officer.