Your one-stop-shop to gain all of your company's training in just two days. With 16 hours of CPD training on Marketing Tools, Developing Your PR Strategy, Social Media Marketing in Construction, Apprenticeship Levy Update, Winning Business, Contract Writing and more. Be sure to send your team along to the Skills Hub to gain all of their CPD training at the show. 

Day One - 23rd October

10.30 Chairpersons Opening remarks

10.40 Skills Update: What Must you be Aware of in 2020

  • New skills
  • New laws and requirements
  • Brexit and the domino effect on skills


11.00 PR for the Construction Industry

  • PR expert overview
  • PR consulting or keeping in house, what is right for you?
  • Why is PR essential ?


Marie Grieve, Director, Costello Palmer Communications


11.50 Careers Service for the Construction Industry: Recruitment Discussed

  • The overview of recreating in constriction: For the owners and small businesses
  • Specialist recruitment
  • Cost outlay and results: The balance


12.00 Key Elements to Winning a Bid

  • Preparation
  • Costing
  • Realistic delivery


12.20 Estates Management

  • Office
  • Residential
  • Medical


12.40 Mental Health and Well-being: Now is the Time to Talk

  • Employer obligations
  • Raising awareness
  • Risk in a a male dominated industry


13.00 Championing Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

  • Build diversity
  • Inclusion and development
  • A law and skills update


13.20 Chairperson's Closing Remarks and Workshops Begin

13.40 Workshop 1: A Skills update from RICS

14.20 Workshop 2: GDPR: What we Have Learned so far

15.00 Workshop 3: Build Marketing: Essential Skills

15.40 Workshop 4: Managing your Brand

16.20 Workshop 5: Graduates into the Industry: Opportunities for Students Across the Sector

17.00 Close

Day Two - 24th October

10.30 Chairperson's Opening Remarks

10.40 Keynote: CITB - Essential Skills for Construction

  • Occupational standards and qualifications for construction
  • Research on industry trends and future skills requirements
  • Influencing government policy: What are we focused on?


11.20 Project Management Role in Development and Regeneration: Skills Update

  • The future is regeneration
  • The different skills this requires from the project management
  • Costing and budget control for a regeneration project


11.40 Document Controller and the Collaborative Process: New Technology and Skills Updates

  • Live projects
  • New skills for uploading and distributing information
  • Ongoing quality assurance, keeping up to date
  • New ways to assist the project teams of engineers and CAD


12.00 Preparing to Recruit for the Jobs in Construction that do not yet exist

  • 85% Of Jobs That Will Exist In 2030 Haven’t Been Invented
  • Changing the way we train and learn
  • Preparing the future construction leaders


12.20 Health and Safety Overview

  • Important updates
  • Key issues for 2020
  • Moving forward with a safe workforce

Speaker: Duncan Spencer, Head of Information and Intelligence, Institution of Occupational Safety and Health


12.40 Supporting your Workforce Effectively Through Brexit

  • Visa consultations
  • Employee rights
  • Future considerations: Perpetration is key


13.00 Managing European Trade in 2020

  • Managing ongoing agreements though Brexit
  • Opportunities and new marketed
  • UK focused investment


13.20 Construction Industry Council: Bridging the Skills Gap

  • The ageing profile of the industry
  • Dealing with Brexit
  • Training and developing your existing staff


13.40 Chairpersons Closing Remark's and Workshops Begin

14.00 Workshop 1: Resilience and your Workforce: Key Skills

14.40 Workshop 2: Inclusion and Diversity in the Build Industry

15.20 Workshop 3: Website Management and Social Media: How can you stay up to date?

16.00 Close


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