The CIC carries out a broad range of industry related projects across the sector. The CIC work with numerous professional bodies, research organisations, specialist trade associations and government departments as well as with it’s members, in response to their needs.
This area of the website showcases the CIC’s live projects as well former projects which are now closed but still contain useful resource information.
National Occupational Standards NOS Projects
The NOS have been updated to reflect new industry practices relating to health and safety, sustainability, energy use, low carbon construction and Building Information Modelling.
The Learner Voice
A work based mentoring scheme for for 2nd year Built Environment undergraduates in the North West Region.
Offsite Housing Review
CIC was commissioned by the DCLG and BIS to undertake a Review to consider and make recommendations to Industry and Government regarding off-site Housing.
New Apprenticeship Pathways
CIC has led the development work on two new apprenticeship pathways in partnership with RTPI, Planning Officers Society, ABE, NHBC and LABC. As part of our Constructionskills remit we have been able to respond to the skills needs of the professional community.
Building Information Modelling (BIM) Task Group
The BIM Task Group are helping deliver the objectives of the Government Construction Strategy and the requirement to strengthen the public sector’s capability in BIM implementation.
National Occupational Standards (NOS) Reviews
The NOS need to be kept up to date to reflect new industry practices relating to sustainability, energy use, low carbon and Building Information Modelling. With your help we can meet the challenge of identifying and providing the skills and learning needed across the sector.
Marketing Yourself Effectively
Marketing Yourself Effectively was a FREE one day workshop aimed at those professionals within the industry who had been made redundant, or were threat, due to the recession.
Safety in Design (SiD)
SiD provided minimum standards of knowledge and competence for designers so that they can work with health and safety in mind.
The Coaching Scheme
Aimed at secondary schools, the Coaching Scheme was set up to give students aged 13-14 the opportunity to work with construction professionals.
Building Visions DVD
Building Visions is a construction industry sponsored film showing some of the creative and inspiring career opportunities in the construction professions.
Professional Development Programme
Professional Development Programme (PDP) was set up with the aim to develop the skills which employers are looking for in graduates embarking on a career in the construction profession.
The Construction Industry Council is a partner in ConstructionSkills, the Sector Skills Council for Construction, along with CITB-ConstructionSkills and CITB-ConstructionSkills Northern Ireland.
Standards of Competence to Improve Performance Project
Standards of Competence to Improve Performance (SCIP) project pushes forward the Government and industry’s plan to improve industry performance and the competence of its people.
CIC was tasked with creating a network of regional groups to help raise awareness and the benefits of BIM to the industry