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Withdrawal of Postal Applications

In line with the announcement below TICA will no longer process postal Skill Card applications after 30 June 2019. CSCS has announced plans to withdraw postal applications. CSCS currently provide a postal application service that is used by construction workers to apply for their CSCS cards. Over the last few weeks the CSCS team hasREAD MORE

Changes to the Health, Safety and Environment (HS&E) Test

CITB are updating the Health, Safety and Environment test from 26 June 2019. Anyone taking the test after 26 June 2019 should purchase the updated revision materials which will be available from 15 May 2019. The HS&E test helps to raise the health, safety and environment standards for those working in the construction industry –READ MORE

TICA Apprentice Recruitment

TICA is commencing recruitment for the next Apprentice intake year, 2019/20. TICA provides members with a full apprentice recruitment service, writing and placing apprenticeship vacancy advertisements, providing the initial sift of applicants ensuring candidates meet your requirements. We will arrange interviews for you, if required. Accommodation costs for English and Welsh apprentices is now coveredREAD MORE

Trevor Horsley

Many of us are coming to terms with the very sad loss of Trevor Horsley after losing his battle with lung cancer. Trevor had been a TICA member for more than 30 years and after chairing the IETTL board of trustees for several years, presided over TICA from 2015 – 2018. His passing is aREAD MORE

Update to TICA Members Regarding the Apprentice Accommodation Booking Process

Background TICA successfully moved our apprenticeship delivery from that of a ‘Framework’ to the new ‘Standards’. Under new funding rules for the Standards, TICA successfully negotiated residential status and accommodation has been provided as part of the funding provision paid to TICA by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) since March 2018. All EnglishREAD MORE

CSCS Annual Review

CSCS reports significant progress continues to be made with moving the industry towards a fully qualified workforce. The focus for 2019 for CSCS will be working towards the removal of Industry Accreditation across their entire scheme and partner schemes. Full details of this review can be found here.

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