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With the recession came a massive shift in employment numbers within the industry, as well as a massive drop-off in the number of construction related courses at further and higher education…

It is vital that this negative spiral is now reversed.

Northern Ireland’s economic recovery can only be secured with a buoyant construction sector at its core and issues ranging from apprenticeships to the careers advice and guidance given in schools and colleges must be high on government’s list of priorities.

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1800 Free Qualifications Delivered

The Qualifying the Existing Workforce programme delivered in partnership between the Joint Council for the Building & Civil Engineering Industry and CITB has recently come to an end. The programme which delivered almost 1800 NVQ Level 2 qualifications was funded by the Department for the Economy.

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