BARNWOOD CONSTRUCTION BECOMES AN EMPLOYER PARTNER OF ACCXEL

We have the privilege to announce that Barnwood has become the latest employer partner of AccXel! Barnwood, a well-known Gloucestershire-based construction company, has joined AccXel as one of our Employer Partners for our Trainee Programmes. This is another promising development for our Trainee Programmes, as we have also signed Industry Partnership deals with notable companies such as JCB and Leica …

AccXel and Leica Geosystems to bring digital detection to life for learners

A new partnership with Leica Geosystems ensures that learners at AccXel, the Construction Skills Accelerator Centre being built in Gloucestershire, will have access to the very latest digital detection technology, supporting the development of modern digital construction techniques. Leica Geosystems provides premium sensors, software and solutions. In partnership with AccXel, the manufacturer will contribute a selection of equipment ranging from …

AccXel appoints new Steering Group

AccXel, the Construction Skills Accelerator Centre being built in Cinderford, Gloucestershire, has announced the appointment of a Steering Group to support the development of the pioneering project. AccXel is a state-of-the-art 980m2 centre of excellence to inspire, train and connect people entering and advancing within the construction industry. Working alongside AccXel’s Founder and Managing Director, Nicola Bird, the Steering Group includes …

AccXel welcomes industry partner JCB to site

The team from AccXel, the new Construction Skills Accelerator Centre, met with some special visitors from industry partner JCB to show them around the new site currently under construction in Cinderford, Gloucestershire. Nicola Bird, AccXel Founder and Managing Director, says: “It was an honour and a privilege to welcome George Bamford and JCB National Sales Director, Steve Smith, to site. At …

New centre for construction skills receives planning permission

A pioneering project in Gloucestershire set to support the development of future-skilled construction workers has received the green light after planning permission was granted by Forest of Dean District Council. Spearheaded by local family construction business K W Bell Group, the approved designs will provide a state-of-the-art 980m2 Construction Skills Accelerator Centre (CSAC) to inspire, train and connect people entering the …

Secretary of State visits site of new centre for construction skills

The Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, visited (11 September 2020) the site of the future Construction Skills Accelerator Centre (CSAC), to hear from the visionary team behind the innovative project. The CSAC, which has received almost £2m of government funding via Gloucestershire’s Local Enterprise Partnership, GFirst LEP, will be built in …