Digital tool training: maximising user knowledge

Digital tools, such as BRE’s SmartWaste and YellowJacket software tools, have created huge possibilities in terms of project management, efficiency and data collection for construction professionals. SmartWaste helps companies through environmental monitoring and data interpretation across the entire supply chain, and YellowJacket through improving health, safety and well-being in order to maximise savings on time, … Continue reading “Digital tool training: maximising user knowledge”

BRE Academy launches training courses in India

BRE Academy, the award winning training arm of internationally renowned building science centre BRE, has launched its online building information modelling (BIM) courses in India. With the country seeing major growth in sustainable construction, the courses will enable India’s built environment professionals to reap the significant benefits that BIM delivers. Designed to provide knowledge and … Continue reading “BRE Academy launches training courses in India”

Study a University of Hertfordshire part time BA (Hons) Construction Management

This programme aims to provide the education and skills to enable employers to develop a suitably qualified workforce of construction site managers. Students will also be provided with a Professional Mentor to support them in the process of applying for CIOB professional recognition (with the CIOB e portfolio). The programme has been developed in close … Continue reading “Study a University of Hertfordshire part time BA (Hons) Construction Management”

Survey findings reveal industry views on the construction skills gaps

Industry needs to work harder to promote a professional & positive image The first Boardroom to Building Site survey was launched by BRE last month at Ecobuild, providing some stark reading in terms of the skills shortages which we discovered in key growth areas for the construction industry’s future development. However, by initiating a regular … Continue reading “Survey findings reveal industry views on the construction skills gaps”