School benefits from HCTA support

The latest school to benefit from HCTA support has been Havant Academy.Teachers, Daniel Beck and Thomas Hughes enjoyed exploring the City Shaper LEGO resources and meeting the new SPIKE Prime LEGO Education robotics set. Stephen Shaw, Certified LEGO Education Academy Trainer, delivered a hands-on, practical session on building, coding and curriculum links afforded by the […]

HCTA Meeting Notes – Wednesday 16th September 2020 at 10.00am

HCTA Meeting Notes – Wednesday 16th September 2020 at 10.00am Julia Coak, HCTA Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting and confirmed the house keeping rules. HCTA Update – Carolyn Hinton HCTA Funding: reduction to 60% in Q1 now increased to 80% for remainder of financial year What will happen after this? Potentially could remain same! […]

Upcoming Members Meeting on 16th September 2020

If you are a HCTA member please come along to our next meeting on the 16th September at the Portsmouth Marroit. Please reserve the date and come along for updates, networking and presentatiosn by speakers Katrina Martine and Joley Sockett. Meeting Agenda Tea & Coffee from 09.40am 1. Welcome & Introductions – Julia Coak (HCTA […]

Minutes of March meeting

1. Welcome and Apologies Julia welcomed all in attendance and asked everyone to introduce themselves to give Carolyn an idea of who was who! Attendees were:- Committee: Julia Coak of Lynx Construction,: Kelly Marsh of Brymor Construction; Estell Guest (treasurer); Eileen Bird and Carolyn Hinton; Steve Hale of Parchow Groundworks; Jason Woodward of P T […]

Annual General Meeting

Our AGM is being held on Wednesday 11th March 2020 at Double Tree Hilton hotel as per the Invitation sent to our members. As well as the AGM business part of the morning, we will have an update on CITB grants and funding from Liz Steel and a speaker from NOCN Job Cards (CPCS). A.G.M […]

CPCS Card Colours

Please be aware that new CPCS cards are fully Red or Blue rather than just having a mottled strip on them and are genuine. This can be verified using smart phones and tablets which can read the chip in the card – if sites have access to them! The latest news on CPCS is that […]

Wednesday 11th December 2019

1. Welcome & Apologies – Julia Coak (JC) Julia Coak, Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting and confirmed the house keeping rules. Apologies had been received from Laurence Stone, Darren Lawrence and Hazel Thompson from CITB; Kelly Marsh & Sammie Price of Brymor Construction; Andy Campbell of Kier Highways; Steve Hale of Parchow Groundworks; Clare […]

CPCS Update

At the end of last year I wrote a bit about the problems that some people were facing regarding renewal of CPCS cards because of the two web sites that now need to be used to book tests and pay- Pearson Vue for Health, Safety & Environmental and NOCN Job Cards for the plant specific […]