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DECEMBER 19, 2011 Train4TradeSkills practical training fulfilment centre visited by the BBC
The number of young people starting apprenticeships in Worcester this year has doubled compared to the same time in 2010 according to government statistics. construction jobs construction news electrician electrician courses electrician jobs plumbing plumbing courses plumbing jobs t4ts train4tradeskills apprentices Apprenticeship ATL BBC BBC Hereford and Worcester centre Education Employment England Learning new skills Paul Barnes train4tradeskills fulfilment house West Midlands worcester Worcestershirethe ambitious apprentice said.”
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JUNE 2, 2011 Construction Industry buoyed by strong May showing
After the damaging report from the Office of National Statistics this year, which found the construction industry to be in disarray after a 4% drop in activity, the recent report of the Markit/CIPS Construction Index has proved that 2011 isn’t as bad a year for construction as first thought, with the industry about to turn a corner. The Index found that activity rose to 54.0 in April.
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SEPTEMBER 30, 2011 Train4TradeSkills News: Renewable Energy use hits all-time high
New statistics from the Department of Energy and Climate Change have revealed that green energy has seen a 50% rise in the last year. It all means that plumbers and electricians who want to take advantage of the popularity of renewable energy and work on renewable, and solar projects, need to be properly qualified. The amount of renewable energy projects has hit an all-time high and is contributing more than ever before to the UK’s electricity supply. This was followed by hydroelectricity, which grew by 75% and then nuclear energy, which grew by 38%.
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APRIL 14, 2011 UK Unemployment drops, but more needs to be done to get young people into work
Figures from the Office for National Statistics indicate that unemployment dropped in the first three months of 2011 and stands at 2.48 The government have announced they intend to create thousands more apprenticeships for trainee plumbers, electricians and those in construction, but how long will this take? Unemployment in the UK has fallen, but the amount of young people out of work has risen. So what can the construction industry do help to address this issue. million people, down by 17,000 from last Autumn. That’s why apprenticeships are the way forward.
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TRAIN4TRADESKILLS House-building boom sweeping the UK
| TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2011
from the National House Building Council (NHBC) indicate that the amount of new homes built last month grew by 14.5% compared to January. 8,917 new homes were built in February and social housing also increased to its highest peak in nine months, with 3,289 properties being built. These figures are reassuring for the construction industry in these strained financial times, as the more new homes being built means that more new construction jobs are created. What do you think about the state of the housing industry – is it on the way up? MORE >>
TRAIN4TRADESKILLS Mitie enjoy good fortunes in 2011
| TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2011
The positive factor in these statistics
is that Mitie took on 5,000 new employees in the UK over the last year. construction jobs construction news Electrical News electrician
jobs plumbing jobs Plumbing News train4tradeskills Balfour Beatty construction construction jobs mitie Galliford Try Mitie Mitie Group order book t4ts train 4 trade skillsConstruction giants Mitie are one of the companies flourishing in the recession and have announced big profits in the last year. Mitie’s order book is at a record high, and they have already secured £6.8 MORE >>
MASTERCRAFT HCP ASHRAE Awards $210,000 In Grants
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2011
According to the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), statistics
show that some 38.6 Heating & Cooling a/c air conditioner air conditioning care commercial furnace cooling duct cleaning electrical electrician
faucets filtration furnace furnace filters garbage disposal heating leaks leaky pipes maintenance plumbing residential furnace safety tips sinks toilets uv lights water heaters whole house generators zone temperature controlmillion households in the United States are in need of low-income home energy assistance. MORE >>
CONSTRUCTONOMICS States For Most Construction Jobs
| SUNDAY, AUGUST 5, 2012
Source: AGC of America , from Bureau of Labor Statistics
are needed to wire multi-family units and require an understanding of how to run standard power distribution systems to lights and other electrical outlets in apartments. Electrician
who want to land a industrial job need to be able to work with industrial equipment and understand how to work on large-scale commercial projects. Finding a construction job may be getting easier–at least in some states. Three Drivers of Construction Jobs Growth. MORE >>
GREEN PLUMBER'S BLOG Mike Rowe, Green Plumbing Education
| MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2011
In a world that seems to have forgotten what hard work is all about, one man is determined to bring attention back to our countries infrastructure and its dire employment statistics
. In a perfect world, our countries farmers, plumbers, fitters and electricians
have plenty of time to browse the internet in a leisurely manner for any pertinent information. Electricians
. Help Stop The Decline. Shop classes that have taught our country’s youth valuable trades are being eliminated. America seems to have traded its ‘can-do’ approach for a relax and wait policy. MORE >>
- More young people need to reinvigorate trades industry and avoid “retirement timebomb” TRAIN4TRADESKILLS | THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 2011
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