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Registered Office: Sunnyside, Ideford, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13 0AZ
Registered in England No.5551502
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Newsletter April 2018

Posted on 30th Apr 2018 by Jenny

DCT Newsletter April 2018

CITB have now launched the new Training Model which includes:

Construction Training Directory, Construction Training Register, New Grant Scheme.

CITB will no longer be supporting subsidised training for Training Groups Members

You can find more information on the Training Model on CITB website:

DCT Aims for 2018

Training Courses - Business as Usual

Members will have the option of booking courses through the CITB portal or continue to book through DCT.

Our aim for 2018 is to support and source cost effective training courses for our members to train and develop their workforce. We are offering 5% discount on bookings for members up to £2500 plus Training Group discounts from providers.

We will be developing a new Training Programme to meet the needs of our members where you can book onto a course that DCT are organising locally.

Emergency First Aid at Work

First Aid at Work

First Aid at Work Refresher

Manual Handling/W@H/ladders & Steps- 1 day course

Abrasive Wheels/Dust/HAV's- 1 day course

Asbestos Awareness - ½ day course.

DCT Forums & Tutorials

We will be hosting an AGM & 2 Forums a year for members.

We will also be hosting 2 additional Information Tutorials on construction based topics for example Building Control updates

If you have any ideas for topics please let me know.

CITB Support 2018

DCT are being funded this year by CITB to work closely within our local community to inspire young people to work in the construction sector.

We will be to working in partnership with The Atrium Studio in Ashburton where students are studying the Built environment, we aim to provide the students with work experience and site visits.

We are looking toward our members to help with projects and site visits.

If your company would like to support any projects, work experience or activities for Atrium Studio students please can you contact me for further information.

DCT will be supporting and promoting:

Building Ex Project Launch and Events

Building Plymouth Events

South West Women in Construction - Ambassador Programme

Women in Construction Events

Work Experience Placements - If your company works with your local school/college with work experience or site visits please let me know if DCT can help with this.

Attending career events to promote construction to young people - Please let me know if your company attends these types of events and would like DCT support.

DCT Supported Training and CPD:

We will be able to offer the courses below with a substantial discount

Pre -Apprenticeship/ New starter Programme- Aug 2018

Mental Health Awareness - 2 day

Mental Health First Aid - ½ Day

We have been successful in delivering CPD sessions last year to our members and will continue to do so this autumn/winter covering various topics which will include:

GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) - May 2018

If you have any CPD course ideas please let me know for example:

Risk Assessment and Method Statement (RAMS)

Managing Health & Safety on site

Accident Investigations

CDM Regulations


GDPR: (General Data Protection Regulation)

Please see the attached consent form which needs to be signed and returned to me to meet the new GDPR regulations. This will allow DCT to share information with Training providers and CITB.


Marie Coyde

Group Training Officer :

07399 513971 - 45 Barnfield Road, Paignton, Devon TQ3 2JU

Devon Construction Training Ltd :

Registered in England No. : 5551502

Registered Office : Sunnyside, Ideford, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13 0AZ

VAT Registration No. : 881 3516 18

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