NEWS / LEGISLATION

Enhanced Verification of Overseas Qualifications

The UK’s international qualifications agency UK NARIC and the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) have announced additional measures relating to the assessment of overseas qualifications. From 01 December 2017, overseas construction workers wishing to work in the UK will have the technical content of their overseas qualification mapped a[read more]

NEWS / OTHER

Update on Liquidation of Carillion

Following the liquidation of Carillion last month, please find below the latest update on the work that Build UK is doing to represent the industry to Government and support those members directly affected. Please share this information with colleagues within your business or members of your Trade Association. Information for Members If [read more]

NEWS / TRAINING

TICA’s New Apprentice Double-Take

We’ve given two Thermal Insulation Apprentices a career boosting opportunity. 17 year old Kian McNally and Ross Graham, 20 have been taken on by TICA after they were made redundant by their former employer at the end of 2017. The move means the pair are now directly employed by the Association and will complete their training with a variety o[read more]

NEWS / VACANCIES

Job Vacancies

Alpha Recruitment are currently seeking Thermal Insulation Engineers for commercial developments throughout London. These positions are ongoing for the right candidates who can demonstrate knowledge and competency for the duration of the development.   Duties will include: • Fit, wrap, or attach insulating materials to pipe work surf[read more]

NEWS / OTHER

Update on Carillion for TICA Members

Following Carillion’s liquidation, Build UK has been lobbying on behalf of the industry to Government and in the media, as well as providing support to those members directly affected. Support for Members Wedlake Bell provides the Build UK Legal and Contractual helpline, which TICA members can access. They will be  producing a factsheet for m[read more]

NEWS / VACANCIES

West Coast Thermal are Recruiting

West Coast Thermal Ltd are looking for Qualified Thermal Insulators to compliment their existing workforce. You will be working in a team which currently consists of 90% Thermal Insulators and Apprentices at various stages of their development. The role will be primarily based with Cumbria, North England and Scotland. The successful candidates w[read more]

NEWS / LEGISLATION

Build UK Accident Survey

The 2016/17 Build UK Accident Survey is now live and you can submit your accident statistics for the last 12 months from 1 April 2016 – 31 March 2017 via the following link: Build UK Accident Survey 2016/17 For companies that have not had any accidents over the last 12 months, Build UK still wants to hear from you and the survey will take no [read more]

NEWS / TRAINING

Virtual Skill Card

Got your phone?  You've got your Skill Card... Over the next few weeks, we will be launching Virtual Skill Cards, in addition to physical Skill Cards. Virtual Skill Cards are a more secure option for you as they are almost impossible to copy, reducing the number of fraudulent Skill Cards/CSCS Cards that are currently in circulation. The Virtu[read more]