Training and Development

For those who are attracted to the sector and for those already part of the workforce, it is essential that we provide high quality training and development opportunities to maintain and grow their competency.

At CECA (Y&H) we have developed a training and development programme for our members which focuses on commercial and contractual skills, predominantly within the NEC form of contract. The training is provided through a series by Watson Burton LLP. Waston Burton are construction law specialists and most seminars are delivered by partner, Sarah Wilson. Sarah is highly regarded by members and respected for her experience and specialist knowledge. These seminars are free to members and include notes for each seminar.

Our Programme for 2018/19 will be published in June 2018.

The following additional training events are also planned:-

  • NEC 4 ½ day course – 5th April 2018
  • Management Development Programme (Construction Site/Senior Management Diploma Level 6/7)
  • Mental Health First Aid Training
  • Mock Trial – presented by DAC Beachcroft

CECA Y&H are also closely linked to Civils Training Group (Y&H), which is an independent Training Group with 30 members across the Region. The Training Group supports careers and schools engagement, delivers training events based on member requirements and is a source of advice and guidance for members.

For any information on training and development issues within CECA (Y&H), please contact Training Manager Jemma Carmody.

Construction Week at Carlton Primary School
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CECA Y&H, Civils Training Group and Construction Marine Ltd were delighted to be asked to deliver three days of Civil Engineering and Construction activities for Year 3 to 6 pupils at Carlton Primary School. The first two days saw 90 students from Years 5 and 6 building, testing and deconstructing a 14 metre long cable-stayed

Young Civil Engineers ‘re-build Holmfirth’ at Schools Engagement Event
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Civils Training Group, CECA and Cairn Cross Civil Engineering were delighted when we were asked to develop and deliver a full day of Civil Engineering activities for Year 5 and 6 pupils at Holmfirth Junior & Infant School. The children were provided with a brief at the start of the day, from which their activities

CECA ‘Builds Bridges’ with Holmfirth Jnr & Infant School
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CECA Y&H were delighted to take part in a schools careers event on Monday 18 June 2018 at Holmfirth Junior and Infant School. The event, arranged through CECA, CTG and Cairn Cross Civil Engineering, saw over 70 Year 5 and 6 pupils working together to construct and test paper bridges. Jemma Carmody (GTO for CTG