• 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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Talking Water – a new short film

Talking Water – a new short film

  on Thursday, 7th August, 2014 - 4:11 pm

‘We want the best people, designing the best water solutions in Wales’. Earlier this year, BEST Programme Director Julie Gwilliam sat down with Duncan McCombie, Director of Operations, Energy Saving Trust to talk about the training courses under development through the BEST programme for prof... (read more)

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Can you deliver Building Information Modelling (BIM) training in Wales?

  on Wednesday, 30th July, 2014 - 1:02 pm

The BEST programme is currently seeking a Delivery Partner (or consortia of partners) to develop and deliver 3 new training courses focusing on BIM, aimed at built environment professionals in Wales. These courses arise from research undertaken to produce the Skills and Training Needs Analyses fo... (read more)

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