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education

26/02/2014
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Building jobs

A new training centre to help teenagers in Bradford get a job in the construction industry will open in September. The Centre of Excellence in the Built Environment is part of a wave of centres for excellence designed to give pupils valuable experience and make them “job ready” for various industries. The latest centre is a partnership between Bradford College, Tong High School, Carlton Bolling College and several leading construction businesses. Pupils at the centre will have the opportunity to carry out work experience within the construction industry to provide them with a greater understanding... Read More

15/05/2013
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Timber Engineering MSc

Arnold Laver are the first company to sign up to Edinburgh Napier University’s Timber Engineering MSc as scholarship funders. Mr Andrew Laver stated to the TTJ: “The initiative really struck a chord for us. There are still intellectual barriers about using timber in UK construction and there are two ways to tackle it. One is to be less proprietorial about our information and get it out there to building professionals; the other is to ensure they are informed from the inside, which is what the MSc programme will achieve. It’s... Read More