WFTF: Construction Professionals Lunch

WFTF: Construction Professionals Lunch

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The Florist Bar & Restaurant Bristol

69 Park Street



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Come along to our Construction Professionals Lunch, to network, meet new people and find out more about Building Growth South West.

About this event

Join us at The Florist, Bristol to learn more about Building Growth South West, find out more about MMC, get to know local industry experts and other likeminded individuals like yourself.

Is your business ready for MMC? How much do you already know? Building Growth South West are here to help. We know many of the local industry experts and key stakeholders that can help you learn and develop your skills in this area of construction better in order to prepare you and your business for the future.

What is MMC?

MMC, or Modern Methods of Construction includes 7 categories of approaches to construction and building, spanning off-site, near site and on-site pre-manufacturing, process improvements and technology applications.

CITB predictions state that almost 50% of all new housing in the next 5 years could be built using MMC but less than 17% of Construction SMEs have any knowledge or understanding of MMC systems.

Who is this event for?

This event is aimed at small and medium business owners and sole traders based in Bristol, North Somerset, Bath and South Gloucestershire.

This event is for you to get to know us, and for us to get to know you! We want to get to know you and your business to help you grow your business for the future plus , lunch is on us!

Please Note: This event is completly free of charge for attendees, though we do require a small amount of paperwork to be completed on the day. You will also be asked to provide some business information upon registration for this event - this is just to check and confirm your eligibility for our funding providers.

This event is part of the Workforce for the Future programme, delivered by Building Growth South West. For more information on Workforce for the Future, please contact the West of England Growth Hub

Who are Building Growth South West?

Building Growth South West is delivering Workforce for the Future support on behalf of the West of England Combined Authority in collaboration with Bristol Housing Festival, MOBIE and other regional partners. Our mission is to support Construction SMEs across the West of England through funded MMC and offsite construction training. The Building Growth South West programme will offer:

• Opportunities to learn new skills and techniques

• Developing commercial relationships with offsite construction suppliers and providers

• Funded training and support to secure long-term jobs in the MMC sector

This event is part of the Workforce for the Future programme, delivered by Building Growth South West. For more information on Workforce for the Future, please contact the West of England Growth Hub

What is Workforce for the Future?

The West of England Workforce for the Future programme has received £4m of funding from the European Social Fund as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England.

The Workforce for the Future programme offers:

• Workforce development planning

• Training, including digital skills

• Apprenticeship, intern & work placements

• Talent retention

• Education and skills pathways

By registering with Building Growth South West for this event, you will be able to access support from all partners involved in the Workforce for the Future programme.

The Department for Work and Pensions (and in London the intermediate body Greater London Authority) is the Managing Authority for the England European Social Fund programme. Established by the European Union, the European Social Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support skills development, employment and job creation, social inclusion and local community regenerations.

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