• Construction (On-Site and Off-Site) CITB-ConstructionSkills is the Sector Skills Council for the Construction Sector, we are taking the lead on the onsite Construction and off site Construction themes. Read More

  • Low Carbon Energy SummitSkills is the Sector Skills Council for the building services engineering (BSE) sector. Through SummitSkills, BSE sector employers have a direct route to influence strategic planning relating to skills and training. Read More

  • Water The Energy Saving Trust gives impartial, accurate and independent advice to communities and households on how to reduce carbon emissions, how to use water more sustainably and how to save money on energy bills. Read More

  • Waste Constructing Excellence in Wales is leading the waste theme of the BEST project. We are the umbrella body for the construction industry in Wales, which makes us the business improvement organisation for anyone involved with the Welsh built environment. Read More

  • Existing Build Asset Skills the Sector Skills Council for the Cleaning, Facilities Management, Housing, Parking and Property sectors are taking the lead on the existing build theme. Read More

Built Environment Sustainability Training

BEST will offer a strategy for tailored, relevant, sustainability-focussed training to the existing Built Environment Workforce of Wales. This will deliver the capability for the development and piloting of an innovative blend of traditional and distance-learning courses.

This will lead to transferable qualifications and skills in new technologies, applications and process that will future-proof the built environment whilst enhancing Wales’ reputation as the frontrunner of sustainability in the UK and EU.

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Are you creative?

  on Wednesday, 14th May, 2014 - 10:49 am

BEST wishes to appoint a designer or creative agency to work with the Programme Office on the design and production of bilingual English/Welsh marketing and communication materials to support the successful delivery of the BEST training programme. Outputs will include a prospectus, adverts and certi... (read more)

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Tender Opportunities for Training Providers

  on Wednesday, 7th May, 2014 - 10:47 am

Following research conducted in Wales to identify skills shortages in the built environment sector, the BEST Programme is currently procuring the development and delivery of 3 training courses. Low Carbon Leadership in Construction BEST is s... (read more)

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