Thursday 21 March
13:00 — 14:00
Zoom
Past Event

Green Skills network

Upcoming network meeting: An update with Richard Tyrie

Thursday 21 March 2024 ~ 10:00 – 11:00

We’ll be joined by the chair of the Green Skills Network David Bussey and Richard Tyrie Founder / CEO at GoodPeople they will provide details of a pilot initiative ran throughout December supporting 10 customers into training to become a Domestic Energy Assessor and Retrofit Assessor. Clarion and Wates are working in partnership to develop sustainable employment and training pathways to help our customers secure employment and self-employment in the green sector.

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The network is a space to share learnings from our Green Skills Project in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, as well as examples of projects from across the sector

The network will focus on practical challenges in setting up green skills employment programmes, as well as provide insights into the policy landscape, thanks to our partners Communities that Work.

Please contact Network Lead, Adam Chester to join the network.

Stay connected between meetings

The Centre uses Basecamp, an online collaboration space, to help network members stay connected in between meetings. On basecamp you can:

  • Ask questions and share resources with other members of the network
  • Access notes from previous network meetings
  • View dates for upcoming meetings

To join the Scotland Network Basecamp group please contact adam.chester@hact.org.uk

You can also join our ‘New Opportunities’ Basecamp team, where we will post about new funding, collaboration or job opportunities which will be relevant for all of our networks. Link to join here.

You can see a screenshot of Basecamp’s simple interface below.

 

Centre Connects: Focus on Green Skills

Green Skills Network: An update with Eleanor Cook and David Bussey

Eleanor Cook shared the findings of the Retrofit Supply Chain Report commissioned by HACT. The report examines supply chain needs and retrofit roles in BCP, as well as broader challenges in the UK.

Green Skills Network: An update with Claire Lee and David Bussey

For the second Green Skills Network webinar we were joined by Claire Lee from the Learning Foundry. Claire spoke about the Green Skills Bootcamps that The Learning Foundry are running. The bootcamps have been designed to provide industry relevant training and sector based skills which will future proof businesses in a rapidly changing labour market, by getting people trained as Retrofit and Domestic Energy Assessors to support the sectors ‘Net Zero Carbon by 2040’ targets.

Green Skills Network: An update with Christina Byrne and David Bussey

For the 3rd update with the Green Skills Network, we were joined by Christina Byrne, Regional Social Value Manager at Wates and David Bussey, National Employer and Partnerships Manager, Clarion Housing Group and Chair of the Green Skills Network who shared the details of a pilot initiative ran throughout December supporting 10 customers into training to become a Domestic Energy Assessor and Retrofit Assessor.

Green Skills Network: An update with Richard Tyrie and David Bussey

Richard Tyrie Founder / CEO of GoodPeople shares the work they are doing to engage, support and place diverse and disadvantaged local jobseekers into good Net Zero roles, to accelerate a Just Transition.

14.06.2023 - Speaker presentations

Debra Scarrett - Greener Futures Partnership

Rob Andrews - Greenworks

Join the network

If you would like to know more about a network or enquire about joining, then get in touch with HACT Business Development Director, Matthew Grenier

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