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Licence Renewal update from HSE

HSE continue to develop their new Licence renewal process and have requested ACAD share the attached with our members.  Please note this is likely to continue to develop as more and more applications are worked through. In addition we have further information to support our membership on our website.

ACAD Supporting Members with HSE Licence Renewals

HSE wrote to Licence holders late 2018 to inform them they will be piloting a new approach to Licence renewals for those with licence expires on or after 1st April 2019. The review via this method is more detailed and in greater depth than those previously conducted with a view to making renewal assessments clearerREAD MORE

CSCS to End Exemption to the CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test

In line with the announcement below, from 02 September 2019 ACAD will no longer accept S/NVQ qualifications as an exemption for the CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test. Most people in construction are familiar with Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) cards. It’s the card that provides proof that individuals working on construction sites have theREAD MORE

Build UK Moves Forward on Achieving Zero Retentions

Build UK has reached a major milestone on the roadmap to zero retentions by publishing new minimum standards designed to reduce the existing challenges associated with the use of cash retentions. The Minimum Standards on Retentions, which provides detailed drafting guidance for incorporating them into both JCT and NEC forms of contract, are based onREAD MORE

All Green for ACAD in Recent SQA EV Visit

  We are really pleased to be able to share the feedback from the SQA EQA visit this morning to this award winning NVQ centre. Our clean sweep of greens against all their criterion plus receiving their highest possible outcome of “High Confidence” stands testament to the amazing team here at TICA-ACAD. CITB are investingREAD MORE

ACAD Member ARG Highly Recommend the SAP Programme

ACAD caught up with ARG Director Chris Blair to ask him why he has sent two of his London based operatives all the way to Darlington to put them through the CITB funded Specialist Apprenticeship Programme. How would you sum up the CITB funded Specialist Apprenticeship Programme and Apprentice of the Year award? The ACADREAD MORE

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