BPEC LIFE AWARD 2016

The BBPEC awarded £8,500 to support the ongoing installation of a new maternity unit in Uganda. This funding will help support phase two of the installation, which includes the new plumbing systems. Cyfle Building Skills support apprentice training in South Wales – BPEC were particularly impressed with this project as some current apprentices will get…

By AndrewLewis April 25, 2016 0

Owain Sullivan Stars in Ffasiwn Bildar

Cyfle Building Skills’ Shared Apprentice, Owain Sullivan has recently starred in the S4C programme, Ffasiwn Bildar. The Year 3 Electrical Shared Apprentice competed against thirteen other tradesmen to secure second place. The programme, spanning six weeks, included contruction and modelling challenges to find the new face of Ffasiwn Bildar. The winner received a £3,500 cash…

By AndrewLewis April 16, 2016 0

Uganda Charity Fundraising Dinner 2015

The Annual Uganda Charity Fundraising Dinner was held in The Liberty Stadium on Friday 13th November 2015. Over 200 people from the construction industry attended helping to make the evening a great success. Guests were welcomed with canapes and champagne on arrival before making their way to the main function room. There they enjoyed a…

By AndrewLewis November 13, 2015 0

Congratulations to EFOD for Winning the ACE Engineering Excellence Awards 2015 in Building Structure

Engineers for Overseas Development (EFOD) challenges teams of young construction volunteers to design and build schemes in Africa for some of the poorest in society.  Over the last 12 months the organisation has sunk 2 boreholes, built a mill, and 2 grain stores for widows and women’s cooperatives in Kachumbala, NE Uganda, allowing them to…

By AndrewLewis November 6, 2015 0

Shared Apprentice Intake for September 2015

The Cyfle Shared Apprentice Scheme are pleased to report that we have offered 72 Shared Apprentice positions in the Construction industry for its new intake for September 2015, they are broken down as follows:- Carmarthenshire : 7 x Bricklaying,  8 x Carpentry, 4 x Electrical, 2 x Plumbing, 4 x Plastering, 4 x Painting & Decorating Swansea,…

By AndrewLewis September 21, 2015 0

Cyfle Wins Leadership and People Development Award

Congratulations to Cyfle Buiding Skills for winning the Construction Excellence in Wales  Leadership and People Development Award 2015. Cyfle demonstrated to the Construction Excellence Wales (CEW) panel of judges,  how they support young adults to gain sustainable employment within the Construction Industry, which in turn helps secure the industry’s future by providing with a skilled workforce. After…

By AndrewLewis July 11, 2015 0

The First Minister at Cardigan Castle

The First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones officially opened the £12 million tourist attraction – Cardigan Castle. Cardigan Castle is an ancient monument and situated in the heart of the town in Cardigan.  The 900 year old site is the birthplace of the Eisteddfod in 1176, it has been restored as a multi functional facility…

By AndrewLewis May 15, 2015 0

MP Visits Apprentices at Cardigan Castle

Ceredigion’s MP Mark Williams visited Cardigan Castle this week to meet the ‘Cyfle Shared Apprentices’ working on the site, and hear more about this apprentice scheme , run by Cyfle. The Tivy-Side Advertiser Reported : Cyfle Building Skills has been involved with the Cardigan Castle/Castell Aberteifi Project and Andrew Scott Construction for over a year…

By AndrewLewis May 15, 2015 0

NPTC Group Annual Award Ceremony

Congratulations to Jay Cooper who was awarded Shared Apprentice of the Year supported by NPTC Group, Cyfle Building Skills and Swansea Bay Training Group, the award ceremony was held on Thursday the 18th December 2014,  Jay Cooper is a level 3 plumbing apprentice employed by Cyfle Building Skills,  and has worked with a number of…

By AndrewLewis December 18, 2014 0