SBCSG proud to attend the ‘Meet the Swansea Bay City Deal’ event

On Wednesday 13th March, we were thrilled to attend the ‘Meet the City Deal’ event, hosted at Swansea Arena. Organised by Swansea Bay City Deal in collaboration with Swansea City Council, the event was a fantastic opportunity for businesses to learn more about the major City Deal investment, which is helping transform Swansea. The Swansea …

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insights from our Virtual Reality Training Session

Getting ready for the eagerly anticipated ‘Choose Your Future’ event on Thursday, February 22nd – featuring industry-related VR experiences for students – in partnership with Cyfle Building Skills, we conducted a virtual reality training session at the University of Wales Waterfront campus. The session was tailored for all staff and employers attending the event. Collaborating …

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National Apprenticeship Week 2024

Last week was the 17th consecutive National Apprenticeship week. Every year NAW serves as a gathering for all those that champion apprenticeships, aiming to collectively celebrate the values, benefits, and opportunities they offer. The theme for National Apprenticeship week 2024 was “Skills for Life,” encouraging reflection on how apprenticeships can facilitate the enhancement of skills …

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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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Proudly supporting National Apprenticeship Week 2024

From February 5 to 11, 2024, National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) takes center stage, shining a spotlight on the remarkable achievements of apprentices across the country. This annual event not only celebrates their contributions but also recognises the positive impact apprentices make in communities, businesses, and the broader economy.

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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Discover how CITB can assist your business at the Swansea Roadshow on October 23rd 

The Swansea Roadshow on October 23rd offers an exclusive opportunity for registered construction employers to explore the extensive support provided by CITB. This event presents attendees with valuable insights into various CITB support offerings and features firsthand accounts from construction companies detailing their collaboration with CITB to address skills-related challenges.   Some of the topics that …

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Why I chose construction: 2023 Best Technical Apprentice, Daryl Borsden, John Weaver Contractors 

In the dynamic world of construction, nurturing new talent and fostering a skilled workforce is essential for continued growth and progress. Recognising this significance, our Apprentice Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of apprentices across the region.  This blog will focus on the 2023 Best Technical Apprentice, Daryl Borsden, who currently works with John Weaver Contractors …

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