The Alliance of Sector Skills Councils

News archive for Dec 2010

Microgeneration Strategy for England launched
22 Dec 2010

SummitSkills features significantly in the formal consultation document on the Government’s Microgeneration Strategy launched today by Climate Change Minister Greg Barker.

Women invited to take advantage of online training course
21 Dec 2010

The Women and Work Sector Pathways Initiative has launched a flexible online training course in a bid to raise female recruitment levels and help their career development in the construction sector.

National Skills Academy for Environmental Technologies North West Hubs identified
21 Dec 2010

Following a four-part selection process the National Skills Academy for Environmental Technologies has identified its north west hubs, to commence delivery in early 2011.

The 185m North West Fund goes Live
21 Dec 2010

HE event sees launch of Foundation degrees endorsement
15 Dec 2010

A hugely successful HE conference organised by SummitSkills to focus on building services engineering Higher Education (HE) has resulted in an increase in the number of institutions expressing a wish to work with us more closely on HE related activities.

First National Skills Academy hub members announced
14 Dec 2010

SummitSkills has announced the first hub members who will lead clusters of training providers within the National Skills Academy for Environmental Technologies.

Young Recruits Programme
09 Dec 2010

SummitSkills is reminding the sector's Welsh employers that they could benefit from a £50 a week wage subsidy for a year by offering additional high quality apprenticeships to young people in a bid to reinforce a highly-skilled workforce in preparation for economic recovery.

Free Business IT Guide for Welsh businesses
04 Dec 2010

SummitSkills in Wales is encouraging companies in the sector to take advantage of a free new Business IT Guide, designed to help businesses to increase efficiency and profitability by improving their use of IT.

Skills Insight winter edition launches new style
01 Dec 2010

Skills Insight hits the road this season with a completely fresh look and brand new style in a bumper edition this month.  We've even added extra pages to pack in all the latest sector news from building services engineering across the UK.

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