Future Skills

Our future skills programmes are designed to support industry, educators and learners to deliver transformational change to the construction sector. 

We offer a range of collaborative future skills programmes addressing the projected skills gap across the following themes:

  • Culture change
  • Accelerate industrialisation¬†
  • Building sustainably¬†
  • Digital transformation

Our future skills strategy

Our strategy aims to address the future skills gap faced by organisations in the construction industry.

Our programmes

Low Carbon Learning

Undertake hands-on practical training, live webinars and online modules to gain in-demand skills in Passivhaus and Retrofit and secure better contracts, mitigate redundancy and futureproof your skillset.

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The built environment innovation MSc fund

Tomorrow's built environment is one of the most exciting places to consider a career. It touches on all areas of our lives. And it is going through major change. This is an opportunity to take control of your future and shape our world.

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CONVERT is an immersive learning programme that is creating a suite of virtual reality learning modules designed to reduce costs, minimise risk and improve safety within construction industry training.

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FUTUREquipped Programme

A cross disciplinary pilot project to explore how Scotland's colleges and Innovation Centres can work together to increase business innovation and improve the future skills of the Scottish workforce.

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Offsite Ready

The Offsite Ready Project will develop a series of training resources that will improve the quality and consistency of training in offsite construction.

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DIveIN is a training and development programme giving businesses the tools and skills they need to establish or enhance their diversity and inclusion offering to staff.

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Our vision is to catalyse impact across CSIC's core themes by equipping key agents of change with the skills, knowledge and behaviours in cutting edge innovation.
- Rohan Bush, Head of Public Partnerships & Future Workforce




New Housing & Future Construction Skills

Adapting and Modernising for Growth

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CLC Future Skills Report (June 2019)

The Construction Leadership Council CLC Future Skills Report.

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