Over 1100 Vacancies For Installers In May Shows the Scale Of The Skills Gap

Research conducted by Building Our Skills has identified that at the end of the first week in May there were over 1100 vacancies for installers being advertised on job sites throughout the UK. The research was conducted in association with partner FrontFoot, specialists in re-introducing military service personnel into mainstream industry. It is the [...]

By |2021-06-04T11:46:29+01:00May 18th, 2021|Categories: Building Our Skills, General, Industry News, News|0 Comments

Building Our Skills Signs Partnership With Military Transition Support Agency

Building Our Skills – Making Fenestration a Career of Choice is delighted to announce it has signed a partnership with FrontFoot, specialists in re-introducing service personnel into mainstream industry as a part of its aim to bridge the skills gap in the fenestration industry. It is the latest initiative from BOS following the signing of [...]

By |2021-06-04T10:23:18+01:00May 6th, 2021|Categories: Building Our Skills, General, Industry News, News, News & Articles|0 Comments

#ICommit – Inspiring The Future’ – Proving A Real Need to Make a Difference

Two-weeks into the launch of Building Our Skills #ICommit – Inspiring the Future campaign, Stephanie Tague, Head of the organisation tells how overwhelmed she is with the response, but still urges more Fenestration businesses and individuals to come forward and support what is currently one of the industry’s biggest challenges. “When we launched the campaign, [...]

By |2021-05-04T12:59:41+01:00April 29th, 2021|Categories: Building Our Skills, General, Industry News, News|0 Comments

Make A Difference, Make A Pledge and Commit to Inspiring The Future

Building Our Skills – Making Fenestration A Career of Choice (BOS) has embarked on a recruitment drive with a difference - ‘highlighting the need for the industry to come together and eliminate its ever-growing skills gap’. Continuing to build on its key objective, heighten awareness of the Fenestration industry to new and young people, the [...]

By |2021-04-21T10:31:32+01:00April 21st, 2021|Categories: Building Our Skills, General, Industry News, News, News & Articles|0 Comments

Training fund unaffected by Green Homes cancellation

Building Our Skills has had confirmation from the Midlands Energy Hub and BEIS that the funding provided for skills training is unaffected by the cancellation of the Green Home Voucher Scheme. Speaking about the announcement and the funding, Building Our Skills Ambassador John Ogilvie commented “I think there had been a feeling for some time [...]

By |2021-03-31T11:07:00+01:00March 31st, 2021|Categories: Building Our Skills, General, Industry News, News, News & Articles|0 Comments

Building Our Skills Academy Appointed As Green Homes Grant Training Provider For Fenestration

Building Our Skills Academy appointed as Green Homes Grant Training Provider for Fenestration. Following a rigorous vetting process, Building Our Skills has been appointed as a specialist fenestration training provider as part of the Green Homes Grant scheme. The offer of fully funded training for the fenestration industry is a part of the initiative [...]

By |2021-01-15T13:03:49+00:00January 15th, 2021|Categories: Building Our Skills, General, Industry News, News, News & Articles|0 Comments

Love Is In The Air

Love Is In The Air If you love your job role, career, or the industry you work in, why wouldn’t you shout about it? Well, that is exactly what Building Our Skills is asking you to do by taking part in a Month of Love for the Fenestration industry. Building Our Skills (BOS) has [...]

By |2021-01-15T11:13:52+00:00January 14th, 2021|Categories: Building Our Skills, General, Industry News, News, News & Articles|0 Comments