Young people receive 100s of new starts in scaffolding

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Members of the NASC are providing more than 290+ 18-24-year-olds across the UK with scaffolding industry experience through the Government's Kickstart Scheme, which officially launches today. A total of 50 NASC scaffolding contractors and suppliers have signed up to the Kickstart Scheme through the UK  scaffolding trade body. Each company has committed to providing six-month work placements to out of...

New TG20:21 guidance set to launch in the spring

NASC’s eagerly-anticipated eGuide scaffolding design software update and expansion of TG20:21 will go on sale from March, it has been confirmed.

NASC’s eagerly-anticipated eGuide scaffolding design software update and expansion of TG20:21 will go on sale from March, it has been confirmed. The latest updated version of TG20 builds on TG20:13, the NASC’s innovative, user-friendly and widely-adopted eGuide software, with a number of revisions to make the process of producing a compliant scaffolding design even simpler and additions to make the...

NASC hands over more than £50K in training fund payments

NASC pays out £50k in training fund

Members of the scaffolding trade body the NASC have received more than £50,000 from the NASC’s four training funds during 2020, it has been revealed. It’s been announced that NASC full members collectively claimed £25,500 in Continual Professional Development (CPD) funding – paying for 204 experienced operatives to complete the two-day refresher course – and £16,500 in CISRS Operatives Training...

COVID prompts NASC to slash members fees

NASC pays out £50k in training fund

NASC has reduced its 2021 subscription fees for full members by 25 per cent. The UK scaffolding trade body is set to reduce the fees in recognition of the challenging commercial conditions brought about by the Coronavirus pandemic. The cost-saving will be open to NASC full contracting and full non-contracting members and operate on a sliding scale, calculated from each members’...

NASC AGM: TG20:21 Price Revealed

NASC’s eagerly-anticipated eGuide scaffolding design software update and expansion of TG20:21 will go on sale from March, it has been confirmed.

The NASC has just unveiled the cost of its eagerly-anticipated eGuide scaffolding design software, TG20:21. The new product, which updates and expands on TG20:13, the NASC’s innovative, user-friendly and widely-adopted software, will be available from March 2021 on an annual subscription basis.  Details were revealed by NASC President Lynn way at...

Special guests including Harry Redknapp to feature at NASC’s virtual AGM

Special guests including Harry Redknapp to feature at NASC virtual AGM

Guest speakers and the former Premier League football manager Harry Redknapp is to feature at this year's NASC AGM. 'King of the Jungle' Harry Redknapp and Build UK Chief Executive Suzannah Nichol MBE will be delivering speeches at NASC's virtual Annual General Meeting next week. For the first time ever the AGM will be held virtually via Zoom due to the...

NASC launch dedicated careers portal

NASC launch CAREERS website

UK scaffolding trade body the NASC has today launched a dedicated website at encouraging would-be employees of all ages and backgrounds to take up a position within the scaffolding industry. The Scaffolding Careers website features a number of detailed overviews of a variety of job roles within the industry, from labourer and scaffolding operative through to SHEQ manager and estimator....

Trade body President elected onto Build UK board

NASC President Lynn Way

The first-ever female NASC President has been appointed a Specialist Contractor Director of Build UK following an election process. The National Access and Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) president Lynn Way, who is also the Financial Director and Company Secretary at Cornwall based Chris Sedgeman Scaffolding is set to help provide strategic direction for the leading construction industry body, Build UK. Speaking of...

NASC Update COVID-19 Guidance

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The NASC has updated its guidance for Scaffolding Operations During Coronavirus Pandemic The updated COVID-19 guidance published by the National Access and Scaffolding Confederation is now at version 3. The latest guidance from the NASC comes after the Construction Leadership Council updated its own Site Operating Procedures, and to ensure the NASC remains inline with the relaxing of Government guidance -...

Trade Body Launches Scaffolding Design Membership Category

Scaffolding Design

The National Access and Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) has launched a new Design Membership category focused exclusively on scaffolding design. The new membership is open to UK-based scaffold designers and if minimum NASC requirements are met businesses can attain membership. NASC has said these requirements relate to competence that includes a combination of qualifications and experience. Previous to the new category many design...

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