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Want an Apprentice but can’t eat a whole one… why not share?

CoTrain helps Contractors to meet training targets on short term developments and schemes. Contractors can ‘host’ an apprenticeship placement for an agreed period of time (minimum of 13 weeks) providing the help you need only when you need it. Click here to find out more.

Employment & Skills Plans (ESPs) in the public sector

The Office for National Statistics projects that the UK's population will rise by nearly 10 million over the next 25 years. Work needs to be done now to train up a future workforce in order to keep up with demands on our infrastructure, housing, education, health and highways. Click here to find out how Local Authorities are tackling this issue…

Case studies

Click here to read about our apprentices and the Contractors hosting their apprenticeship training….

Recent News

BIM Lesson 17 : Be clear what version of software is needed
02 February 2016
A key consideration when purchasing BIM software is not only the type of software but also the version.
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50 BIM Lessons:
18 December 2015
In the run up to the Government’s BIM deadline, each week until the end of April the Clarkson Alliance is serialising 50 lessons learned from a housing project to help clients, architects and others fast track their experience with BIM.
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An apprentice in a pear tree?...call HSE!
18 December 2015
The latest update from our CoTrain correspondant
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Our Blog

Who will be the voice of our next generation?
02 February 2016
I truly believe that we should be doing much, much more to revitalise our industry. Every business needs a youngster to give it a wake-up call and their efforts really do pay dividends, especially if you have the patience to nurture.
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Whole Life Value doesn’t seem to get a whole lotta interest
22 January 2016
Last year we had to abandon the award for Whole Life Value in London and the South East. We didn’t get one submission into the category.
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‘Intelligent Client’ – don’t you just hate that phrase?
14 January 2016
It insinuates that there are some clients out there that are just not intelligent!
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Future Events

CE Oxfordshire - Networking Breakfast - June 2016
24 June 2016
Bill’s North Gate Hall St Michael’s Street Oxford
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CE Berkshire - FutureBuild 2016 @ Reading Uni's New Architectural Studio
30 June 2016
Reading University School of Architecture - London Rd Campus
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CE Kent – “Innovation, 2016 and Beyond”
13 July 2016
The Sports Pavilion, University of Kent, Canterbury
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