Direction Group Meeting. Theme: Developing Skills Around Offsite Construction
The next Buildoffsite Direction Group Meeting takes place on Wednesday 28 February 9:30am – 1:30pm.
With a theme of Developing Skills Around Offsite Construction it also includes a tour of Dudley Advance II.
Dudley College of Technology
Agenda as follows:
09.30: Registration and Networking
10.00: Welcome and Introductions
10.30: Overview from TDS and Dudley College
Kevin Arthur, Elements Europe – Offsite Practical Skills in Practice
Kevin will be discussing the labour challenges faced within the UK Construction sector, the skills shortage the industry has and how offsite construction can assist with these challenges. He will also focus on the specialist skills the offsite industry requires and how these differ from traditional labour skill sets.
Richard Bayliss, CITB – A new skills frontier: Why offsite is changing skills needs and how training can respond
Ian Heptonstall, Action Sustainability – Developing skills to accelerate the uptake of Offsite
Chris Barlow, Encon – FAAY- Partitioning systems. The opportunity to learn a new skill set, installing a partitioning system
12.15: The role of the professions and further education in providing skills for the offsite sector – Nick Whitehouse, Buildoffsite
12.30: Communications and events
12.40: Member feedback session
13.00: Tour (approx half an hour) Dudley College Advance II