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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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Change to CSR Renewal Requirements

From 31 December 2020 all Construction Skills Register (CSR) skilled cards or above that were originally issued on the basis of an occupational assessment and Industry Accreditation will expire on 31 December 2024. Candidates will then have to have registered on or achieved an NVQ Level 2 qualification or higher to continue to be issued a CSR card based on their occupation.

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