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.

CECA South West Foundations Group Attends CivSoc Careers Fair Event
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The CECA South West Foundations Group (SWFG) had a very successful careers fair event at the University of Plymouth’s annual CivSoc careers fair on Friday 11 October 2019 primarily focused on civil engineering and construction. The CECA SWFG provided students and graduates with an insight into contracting as a career in civil engineering and construction, as

CECA Welcomes Publication Of Rail Enhancements List
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The UK Government has today published the Rail Network Enhancements Pipeline (RNEP), showing upcoming rail upgrades for the coming five years. The update supplies information on the RNEP schemes being funded by the Control Period 6 (CP6) enhancements budget. The CP6 budget covers 2019 to 2024. For each RNEP scheme the Department for Transport only

Tomorrow’s World, Tomorrow’s Infrastructure
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The construction sector stands on the edge of a fundamental shift in the way that future infrastructure is delivered. And yet, as with many other sectors of industry, it also faces negative pressures. As an organisation representing Wales’ largest and smallest civil engineering contractors we sense a strong appetite for change but companies struggle to