LRCTG Celebrated its 8th Annual AGM on 11th March, with a great attendance from member firms, associated training providers and skills and employment broker partners. LRCTG continues to help its members source and book high quality training at affordable prices and supports cross sector collaboration, promoting apprenticeship engagement and social value delivery. For further information please visit our website and we would be delighted to hear from you.
The LRCTG are pleased to announce the appointment of Hannah O’Brien as a Director of the Training Group.
Hannah brings 7 years of experience working across the private, public and charitable sectors creating opportunities and delivering programmes to help the most out of reach into employment and training in the built environment. During her early career she worked at London Probation Trust developing and delivering large ESF employment projects across London and in Europe working with a wide range of organisations operating in prison and the community. Since then she helped launch and run the award-winning charity Building Lives. As Deputy Managing Director she successfully opened and managed 10 construction training academies across London bringing together key players in the built environment, local authorities and charitable sectors and helping hundreds of young unemployed people into successful careers in the industry.
Hannah is currently managing business development and community projects for the charity Bounce Back, a training charity and Painting and Decorating Social Enterprise working inside and outside prison to train people from custody into employment in the construction industry. Hannah has joined LRCTG to help develop and enhance the groups training offer and to lead new social value projects and CSR support to our members.
LRCTG and representatives from our member companies will be attending Skills London this Friday the 15th and Saturday the 16th at the Excel Centre in London.
Come visit us at Stand 343 in the Construction Zone where we will be giving advice to young people and their parents on the wide range of roles available in the construction industry.
The 2019 LRCTG Annual Awards event was held at the fabulously refurbished Butcher`s Hall in the City of London on 10th October. The keynote speech was delivered by Kevin McLoughlin MBE (CITB Board Member), congratulating those receiving winner and highly commended awards and the employers for recognising the importance of training the future workforce of the industry.
Winners and highly commended recipients came from across the range of LRCTG members, associated training partners and education providers. Winners included Carris Utility Solutions, Kind & Co, Rooff Ltd, K&M McLoughlin Ltd, Westgreen Construction, Durkan, O’Halloran & O’Brian Ltd, Astins Ltd, Easybook Training, Construction Youth Trust, Youth Build UK, Women Into Construction and the Chartered Institute of Building.
LRCTG are excited to announce the date and venue for their 2019 annual training group awards celebrations. This years event will be held on Thursday 10th October from 5pm – 8pm, at the fantastic newly refurbished historic Butchers` Hall, 87 Bartholomew Close, EC1A 7EB.
LRCTG Members will be recognising the skills and training achievements of their employee`s across a range of categories. The awards represent the commitment to training not only of the member firms, but more importantly the people who have shown continued dedication to train and upskill. We are looking forward to a very exciting evening.
The next members meeting is being held on Tuesday 17th September 2019 at UEL, University Square Stratford, 1 Salway Place, E15 1NF.
Networking and breakfast from 8.30am.
Meeting starts at 9am. Closes 11am.
We look forward to seeing all members as we have a full agenda covering skills and training initiatives across London with presentations from a range of partner organisations.
Employer members of LRCTG have a number of exciting apprenticeship opportunities open for application, including construction management, engineering, quantity surveying, painting and decorating, buying and estimating.Continue reading
The LRCTG held our 2018 Annual Award event on Thursday 4th October at the fantastic Pewterer’s Hall venue.
The Awards recognises our Group Membership staff and trainee’s personal progression and achievement.
We are proud that essential priorities within the Construction Sector such as Training and Upskilling are strongly supported by the building and construction firms within the training group.
We are delighted that the following people either achieved Highly Commended or Winner status across the range of categories.
Best Apprentice / Trainee
- WINNER – Sophie Duggan – Chelmer Housing Partnership
- Highly Commended – Ed Barns – Rooff Limited
- Highly Commended – Edward wyman – K and M McLoghlin
- Highly Commended – Najibah Khan – Westgreen Construction
- Highly Commended – Devral Hawkins – Bastows
Best Performance as a Mature Student
- WINNER – Collin Brome – Cosmur Construction
- Highly Commended – Ben Tarrant – Rooff Limited
Best Performance in Continual Improvement (under 25)
- WINNER – Mert Aycil – Westgreen Construction
- Highly Commended – Tom Kyprianou – Rooff Limtied
- Highly Commended – Ryan Leary – Rooff Limited
- Highly Commended – Kelly Aldridge – K and M McLoughlin
Best Performance in Continual Improvement (over 25)
- WINNER – Nicu Zafiu – Rooff Limited
- Highly Commended – Lauren May – Westgreen Construction
- Highly Commended – Alison Dwyer – K and M McLoughlin
- Highly Commended – Michael Greenwood – Cosmur Construction
Best Management Trainee
- WINNER – Molly Brady – Astins Ltd
- Highly Commended – Ben Whelan – Rooff Limited
- Highly Commended – Dominic Owers – Rooff Limited
Best Training Provider
- WINNER – Mike Farrell – Construction Management Training
- Highly Commended – Graeme Borrill – IMP Training
- Highly Commended – Dave Simpson – STS Complete Health and Safety
- WINNER – Bastows
- Highly Commended – Construction Youth Trust
Special Recognition Award
- WINNER – Allan Montague – K and M McLoughlin
- WINNER – Brendan Parker – John F Hunt Ltd
- WINNER – Charlie Lambert – K and M McLoughlin
Our best wishes go to all the winners and nominees for the continued development of their careers.
Steve Drury, Chairman of the London Region Construction Training Group, opened the second Annual LRCTG Awards last night at The Pewterer’s Hall in the City of London.
Last nights Awards celebrated personal and organisational achievements within the London training group members and partners. The Awards were presented by Jean Duprez MBE who also gave a motivating speech and a call to continue supporting the need for more apprentices in our industry.