Construction Sector

The Forum held its inaugural Construction Skills Requirements Planning Round-Table in June 2018.  Attended by 20+ leading construction companies from across the South-West region and Heads of Construction from UCC, CIT, IT Tralee & Cork/Kerry ETBs, companies agreed key skills priorities for the sector and initial actions to progress to address these.  A summary of the round-table is available here

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D. Cahalane, Cahalane Bros, R. O'Brien, CIF; S. Bradley, SW Regional Skills, J. Philips, Dornan Eng.

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Following our round-table, companies worked with CIT & IT Tralee in developing BIM upskilling solutions, which successfully secured 90%+ funding for these new programmes which were delivered in the 2019/2020.