CoTrain

Leaders in construction

The SECBE team works with businesses to drive positive change in the industry. We come up with great ideas and partnerships to respond to pressing industry challenges and create programmes to develop understanding and inspire new processes, products and services. 

The team engage with a wide spectrum of stakeholders including:

  • Individual companies
  • Frameworks / supply chains
  • Construction clients
  • Government / local authorities


Major programmes

CoTrain, our Shared Apprenticeship Scheme recruits, employs and supports over 50 apprentices.

Inspiring Future Talent aims to bring together employers, students and educators to encourage young people to pursue a career in the sector.

The Constructing Excellence SECBE Awards inspire hundreds of people to demonstrate the talent and collaborative culture that creates great companies and projects.

Construction Logistics and Community Safety (CLOCS) is championing the safest construction journeys across the UK.

Innovative Future Leaders Programme (IFLP) is driving innovation in businesses across the sector

Inspiration, Innovation and Collaboration

SECBE delivers on its core values by bringing parties together to achieve a much greater impact than independent action can sustain. 

We have a wide sphere of influence in both the public and private sectors and with professional and industry bodies. 

A strategic non-executive board and our 'not-for-profit' status enables us to reinvest for the greater good of the industry.

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Recent News

CIOB continues to sponsor SME of the Year
27 November 2019
SMEs are the backbone of the industry and are recognised by Constructing Excellence and the CIOB for their dominance of and contribution to the supply chain.
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Dandara and CoTrain - a shared apprenticeship in action
10 September 2019
Case study with Dandara
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Employee Assistance Programme launch
10 September 2019
The health & wellbeing of all our employees is at the core of SECBE's CoTrain programme and embedded in its culture.
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Our Blog

Value SECBE Awards 2019 finalist - Scania HQ, Milton Keynes
06 June 2019
Sponsored by Artelia Group
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Value SECBE Awards 2019 finalist - M25 EMI Waterproofing
06 June 2019
Sponsored by Artelia Group
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Value SECBE Awards 2019 finalist - Shaping Public Construction by SCF
06 June 2019
Sponsored by Artelia Group
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Future Events

Cambridge Construction Networking Breakfast December 2019
11 December 2019
Bills, 34-35 Green St, Cambridge CB2 3JX
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Reading - Breakfast Networking - December 2019
12 December 2019
The Shed (upstairs), 8 Merchants Pl, Reading RG1 1DT
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Oxford Construction Networking Breakfast December 2019
20 December 2019
Bills, North Gate Hall, St Michael's St, Oxford, OX1 2DU
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