Skills & Training

CECA has a key role in shaping the future of training in the construction industry, with close links to policy makers in Government and other relevant representative bodies. We provide sector-specific knowledge to a wide range of CITB committees and working groups to ensure that the specific and unique needs of the civil engineering community are taken into account when training related issues are being discussed.

Our members can seek assistance in matters relating to levy & grant, card schemes and funding applications as well as having the opportunity to attend regional training sessions and update briefings. Where more company-specific interventions or advice is required, CECA members can request a visit from one of our in-house Training & Development Managers. Our Training & Development Forum is a well-respected body that regularly receives first hand updates from leading industry figures. We also source funding which subsidises certain training activities.

Building a more prosperous Wales
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As the Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Infrastructure and Skills, launches the Welsh Government consultation on the shape and purpose of a new National Infrastructure Commission for Wales, Ed Evans, Director of the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) Cymru, examines how this commission can best support economic growth in Wales. We have great economic opportunities ahead

Is the tide turning for Wales?
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As the UK Government considers the findings of Charles Hendry’s review in to tidal power across the UK, and more specifically the need for a pathfinder project in Swansea Bay, Ed Evans, Director of the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) Cymru, examines how this recommendations from Hendry’s report can open the door to so many

Addressing a legacy of under-investment in Wales’ rail network
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A scathing review by the Welsh Affairs Committee As the Welsh Affairs Committee presented their highly critical report on the current Wales and Borders rail franchise established by the Strategic Rail Authority in 2003, Ed Evans, Director of the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) Cymru, examines the Committee’s findings and looks forward to the opportunities