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04 June 2008 | Education & Training

PROSPECTIVE students at Northern Ireland’s South West College now have an opportunity to enrol in an innovative new course that has been developed in co-operation with leading companies through...

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28 May 2008 | Education & Training

AEA Technology have been awarded a new government-funded contract worth up to £850,000 to manage a driver-development programme to support greener and safer driving among truck drivers in the...

23 May 2008 | Education & Training

The pending change in the qualifications framework has gained a great deal of national press attention recently with headlines screaming at the birth of the McDonalds A-level.

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23 May 2008 | Education & Training

The privatised off-shoot of the former UK Atomic Energy Authority, AEA Technology, has been chosen by DfT to project manage the SAFED Aggregates programme, ousting former manager Simon Management...

13 May 2008 | Education & Training

IN a new initiative aimed at strengthening the links between Aggregate Industries and the University of Leicester, the Markfield-based company has announced plans to sponsor students at the...

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29 April 2008 | Education & Training

The University of Exeter has appointed professor Frances Wall as the head of Camborne School of Mines (CSM) and she wants to shout about quarrying and mining’s sustainability successes.

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02 April 2008 | Education & Training

TEREX Construction have announced plans to build on the success of their first product training ‘Centre of Excellence’ by opening two new centres in South Africa and Central Europe, with the aim...

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19 March 2008 | Education & Training

LAST month Proskills hosted the launch of the £1.2 million Construction Skills Action Plan project for Scotland, which is designed to support training for companies in the building products,...

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19 March 2008 | Education & Training

MARSH, the world’s leading insurance brokers and strategic risk advisers, are undertaking a series of workshops around the UK to provide business leaders with the skills and information they need...

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13 March 2008 | Education & Training

The Safe and Fuel Efficient Driving (SAFED) programme has returned with £850,000 in the pot for those in the aggregates-related industries to access to train drivers.

05 March 2008 | Education & Training

THE Midlands branch of The Institute of Quarrying and the Quarry Products Association are jointly holding a training day at Bradgate House, Leicester, on Wednesday 14 May 2008.

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20 February 2008 | Education & Training

PROSKILLS is celebrating the launch of the first Apprenticeship Week (25–29 February 2008) with the announcement of the 2008 Apprenticeship Awards for the process and manufacturing sector,...

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01 February 2008 | Education & Training

Last year Sandvik introduced an advanced training concept which, they say, will fundamentally change operator training.

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24 January 2008 | Education & Training

CURRENTLY in the business planning phase, the National Skills Academy for Materials, Production & Supply – which is being established to facilitate access to industry-specific, customized and...

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