Useful Links

Useful Links


We are the Industry Training Board and a partner in the Sector Skills Council for the construction industry in England, Scotland and Wales. It’s our job to work with industry to encourage training, which helps build a safe, professional and fully qualified workforce. The support and funding we provide helps companies to improve skills, increase their competitiveness and respond to challenges such as the low carbon agenda, reducing costs on site and recruiting the best talent for their sector.


CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) is the leading certification card scheme for construction. CSCS provides people employed on construction sites with a portable means of identity and proof of competence to carry out their work on site.

Health & Safety Executive

HSE’s mission is to prevent death, injury and ill health in Great Britain’s workplaces.

Scottish Building Federation

SBF is the only truly Scottish Trade Federation which aims to guarantee performance, professionalism and quality within the industry in Scotland and to reassure all that standards are being adhered to.

Federation of Master Builders

The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) is the UK’s largest trade association in the building industry, with national offices in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Cymru, supported by additional regional offices. The FMB is a source of knowledge, professional advice and support for building firms right across the UK. The FMB also offers practical advice and support to the general public on choosing and working with the right builder.

Business Gateway

Whatever stage your business is at, Business Gateway offer a wide range of professional resources and support. All are designed to help you learn new skills, create opportunities and develop strategies for a sustainable business.

Skills Development Scotland

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is the national skills body supporting the people and businesses of Scotland to develop and apply their skills.

Net Regs

NetRegs is a partnership between the Northern Ireland Environment Agency and SEPA in Scotland providing free environmental guidance for small and medium sized businesses.