New CICES President
Dyer and Butler – this is a new scheme for the quantity surveying and estimating staff. Dyer and Butler build, maintain and renew infrastructure within both the public and private sector, delivering engineering services and building projects of all sizes, throughout the UK.
CD Surveys – CD Surveys Ltd is a small Land, Measured Building Surveying & Site Engineering firm who have been established since December 1992. This is a reapproval of their scheme using the land surveying and engineering surveying specialist competencies.
New digital training partnership for CICES
CICES has unveiled plans for a new training partnership with digital construction training specialist, Built Intelligence. Built Intelligence offers both free and paid-for learning and training programmes, together with a free helpdesk, ReachBack, which gives access to a library of Q&As. From November, CICES members will be able to access Built Intelligence and take advantage of bespoke training modules and discounts.
Darrell Smart, CICES operations director, said: “This partnership increases the range and depth of online training support we can offer to our members. We will be offering specialised courses and a blended approach with e-learning, live webinars and premium programmes mixed with news, blogs and features from industry experts.”
Built Intelligence was founded six years ago by quantity surveyor Chris Corr. He commented: “We are delighted to be appointed as a digital training partner for CICES and look forward to developing impactful and relevant training content aligned to the CICES competencies and values. As a small company we are adaptable and agile and will be able to react to changes and developments in the current climate quickly and professionally.” Details will be sent to members by email. www.builtintelligence.com
We are running a series of webinars for all members, with a variety of topics, as well as our face-to-face events. Please check the regional pages for details https://www.cices.org/ices/regions/
CICES supports Get Kids into Survey
The institution has become an official distributor partner for Get Kids into Survey. The initiative, from Elaine Ball Technical Marketing, is aimed at schoolchildren and portrays surveyors and geospatial professionals in cartoon form. Get Kids into Survey has so far released four A1 posters covering civil engineering, forestry, mining and smart cities. Further posters are due to be released this year along with a comic book. The posters are free to purchase from www.elaineball.co.uk/shop/