The Academy aims to improve safety and efficiency by co-ordinating industry views, promoting innovation, addressing best practice and building capability in the Scottish specialist construction sector.

Aims and objectives of the Academy include:

  • to identify shortfalls in training
  • provide the latest information on availability of training and grants
  • promote good practice in training delivery
  • promote and encourage new entrants into the specialist construction industry

In 2019/20 the Academy is working in partnership with a range of specialist organisations – some of which are listed below – to provide training, assessors, on site assessment and sector specific training facilities to suit each industry:

  • Glass & Glazing Federation
  • Association for Specialist Fire Protection
  • Scottish Civils Training Group
  • LANTRA
  • Contract Flooring Association
  • CPCS / CSCS
  • CSkills Awards / NOCN
  • Hire Association Europe