• 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

The BEST programme provides a strategy for tailored, relevant, sustainability-focused training for the existing Built Environment workforce of Wales. Working with training provider partners, the programme is piloting an innovative blend of traditional- and blended-learning courses.

Training 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 a frontrunner of sustainability in the UK and beyond.

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Lara Hopkinson answers some simple questions

Lara Hopkinson answers some simple questions

  on Friday, 26th September, 2014 - 9:58 am

In order to give an insight into the people behind BEST, we’ve asked the programme management office team to answer some simple questions for a short online profile piece. We will be posting their answers each Friday, starting today with our ESDGC Manager Lara Hopkinson: (read more)

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Can you deliver Construction Waste Management Training?

  on Wednesday, 24th September, 2014 - 9:32 am

Following research conducted in Wales to identify skills shortages in the built environment sector, the BEST Programme is seeking a Delivery Partner (or consortia of partners) to develop and deliver the following new training courses focusing on Construction Waste Management, aimed at built environm... (read more)

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