• 15/07/2012

    Christne Townley, Executive Director of the Trust talks on how the current approach to training is failing young people.

    New research by the Local Government Association reveals that thousands of young people in England are becoming qualified for jobs that don't actually...

  • 11/07/2012

    Construction Youth Trust in Wales recently joined forces with Pre-Vent in Ebbw Vale with an Engagement Gateway project to support their job club aimed at helping disadvantaged young people who were struggling to get into work.

    The 14-19 year olds are either in care, care leavers or have...

  • 28/06/2012

    Construction Youth Trust has been delivering training courses to unemployed young people across South Wales thanks to the Engagement Gateway funding from the WCVA, originally won through the European Social Fund.

    The construction skills Taster Sessions engaged a range of disadvantaged...

  • 18/06/2012

    Director of the Trust Christine Townley on how disadvantaged young people are still missing out on job opportunities.

    Most people will be surprised by the OECD’s latest findings that Britain has some of the lowest social mobility in the developed world. Sadly, I am not. Every day the...

  • 08/06/2012

    Ty Celyn Youth Club has commissioned Construction Youth Trust to build skate ramps for its young members.

    Working alongside Construction Youth Trust’s experienced trainers, young people have been learning basic construction-related skills, in particular carpentry, in order to build...

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