NASC launches £30K mental health first aid training fund

Mental health First Aid Fund Set Up

The National Access and Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) has set up a £30,000 funding pot dedicated to mental health first aid training. The new fund gives its members the ability to claim up to £125 towards the cost of a mental health first aid course. The funding pot was created in conjunction with the trade body's Head for Heights campaign that...

Trade body appoints new Technical Advisor

Dennis Braithwaite

The National Access and Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) has appointed Dennis Braithwaite as its new Technical Advisor Mr.Braithwaite has extensive scaffolding and access knowledge within the industry with 40 years of experience, predominantly working for Cape Industrial Services Ltd. He has a wide and varied experience which includes involvement within the oil and gas, chemical, power generation, and offshore sectors both...

NASC and SIMIAN join forces to help former soldier

Scaffolder Liam Gibbons

The NASC and SIMIAN have come together to help a former soldier take the next step in his career in the scaffolding industry.  The two organisations teamed up after scaffolder Liam Gibbons reached out for assistance via the NASC’s Facebook account.  In his message, he wrote: “I read with interest that...

2019 NASC Awards: Winners Revealed

NASC Annual Ball & Awards 2019

Some of the best, and most respected firms and members of the scaffolding and access community came together in Wales on Friday for the NASC Annual Ball & Awards 2019. The popular black-tie event held this year at the impressive Celtic Manor Golf Resort, on Friday 22 November, saw a record-breaking attendance of over...

NASC President hands over role at AGM

Des Moore NASC President hand over Presidency

TRAD UK’s Des Moore says he is pleased with the progress made by the organisation in his two years as President and says there is more to do to bring the industry on board. After two years in the role of President of the NASC, and four as Non-executive Director, Des Moore handed over...

Trade body signs Armed Forces Covenant

Scaffolding Trade Body NASC Signs Armed Forces Covenant

The National Access and Scaffolding Confederation NASC has further strengthened its connection with the military by signing the Armed Forces Covenant. By signing the Armed Forces Covenant, the UK Scaffolding Trade Body has made a formal commitment to promoting careers within the scaffolding industry and training opportunities to ex-military personnel. The...

Trade body to hold second Temporary Works Seminar

Image showing a NASC seminar

Scaffolding trade body the NASC and Temporary Works Forum (TWF) are set to co-host a free seminar in Bristol. The half-day event that will take place next month will cover a broad range of temporary works topics, with a particular focus on scaffolding, and is aimed at both contractors and clients.  Speakers include Ashley Daniels, Head of Lifting & Temporary Works...

NASC Launches Safe Scaffolding Charter

NASC Safe Scaffolding Charter

The NASC has launched a Safe Scaffolding Charter to recognise the ever-growing number of organisations that place NASC membership at the heart of their scaffolding contractor procurement policies. The Charter is open to any organisation that has specified ‘NASC-only’ in their scaffolding-related tender documents and/or has had an established commercial relationship with a full NASC member for at least a...

Trade Body Offers International Membership

The National Access and Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) has launched an international information membership category in response to a growing demand from firms based overseas.  The scaffolding trade body has said the new category recently launched is open to any non-contracting scaffolding industry organisation trading outside of the UK. The...

NASC aims to help members bring hundreds of new operatives into the industry

CISRS CPD Training

The NASC has created a £50,000 funding pot to help its members bring 400 new recruits into the scaffolding industry. The training fund will enable NASC full contracting members to apply for £125 funding for each new employee that completes the CISRS Operatives Training Scheme (COTS).  This initiative, which...


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