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Innovative Alliance blog

Welcome to our blog pages where we will be posting not only our latest news and case studies, but also sharing using tips and advice that we think will help our clients, partners and employers.

How to Enter the Construction Industry

How to Enter the Construction Industry

Are you looking to enter the construction industry? The workforce demand in the growing industry is forecasted to increase by 75% by the year 2025. A career in construction can be both rewarding and lucrative for experienced, skilled workers. Therefore, workers who upskill with relevant job training and on-site work experience can take many different high-salary career paths.  How to start a career in Construction  There are 3 ways you can start your career in the construction industry:  Register as an apprentice. Construction apprenticeships mix classroom learning and on-the-job…

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Achieving the first steps in to a career in construction

Achieving the first steps in to a career in construction

Achieving the first steps in to a career in construction With the annual growth set to increase by a further 3.3% in the next five years, according to IBISWorld, a career in the construction industry holds a promising future. Adrian Robinson has recently taken his first steps towards achieving his career goals in the sector. He completed the Level 1…

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Opening new doors to women in construction

Opening new doors to women in construction

Opening new doors to women in construction In an industry that creates a perception of a male dominated environment, Cheryl Ali is helping to rebalance the gender gap. After completing her training with Innovative Alliance, Cheryl will be amongst many women in construction working towards a more balanced working environment. Before starting her training with Innovative Alliance, Cheryl was unemployed.…

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Joining in the celebrations during Armed Forces Week

Joining in the celebrations during Armed Forces Week

Joining in the celebrations during Armed Forces Week In normal circumstances, Armed Forces Week is a chance for the nation to get together to celebrate and give back. This year, the celebrations for our Armed Forces will continue a little differently, in virtual form. Launching on 22 June, activities and celebrations will take place online for intance; virtual dog shows,…

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Series of free job skills resources to support home-schooling and skill development

Series of free job skills resources to support home-schooling and skill development

Series of free job skills resources to support home-schooling and skill development At the start of the COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent nation-wide lockdown, the team at Innovative Alliance were determined to do something to try and support others. The IA team developed a series of free job skills resources. IA made these to support with personal development. They are available…

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Innovative Alliance diversifies its training by introducing free online courses

Innovative Alliance diversifies its training by introducing free online courses

Innovative Alliance diversifies its training by introducing free online courses As society looks to adapt to a new sense of ‘normality’ due to the current Coronavirus pandemic, Innovative Alliance (IA) is also adapting its training and skills solutions to meet the new demand by launching a new portfolio of free online courses. The launch of these new online courses will…

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Innovative Alliance take their Job Support to the next level

Innovative Alliance take their Job Support to the next level

Innovative Alliance take their Job Seekers Support to the next level How many times have you wanted to apply for a job and struggled with the application process? Or maybe you’ve handed your CV in to several businesses, but never heard back? Perhaps you’ve applied and been offered an interview and have no idea how to approach the next steps? Innovative…

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Bronze Awarded to Innovative Alliance on board HMS Prince of Wales

Bronze Awarded to Innovative Alliance on board HMS Prince of Wales

Bronze Awarded to Innovative Alliance on board HMS Prince of Wales On Thursday 5th March, the team at Innovative Alliance celebrated after receiving the Bronze Award under the Ministry of Defence Employer Recognition Scheme. Commodore (Cdre) Phil Waterhouse ADC, Naval Commander Northern England and Isle of Man, presented the award in Liverpool, on board HMS Prince of Wales. Innovative Alliance…

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Ian Bell heads for the highway in to employment and gives Innovative Alliance the green light

Ian Bell heads for the highway in to employment and gives Innovative Alliance the green light

Ian Bell heads for the highway in to employment and gives Innovative Alliance the green light After being unemployed for over 12 months, it was time for Ian Bell to take action and get back on the career ladder. Ian had previously completed his Level 1 Construction course with Innovative Alliance (IA) after the company were recommended to him by…

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Build the foundations of your career with a Business Administration qualification

Build the foundations of your career with a Business Administration qualification

Build the foundations of your career with a Business Administration qualification Sometimes it can be difficult to imagine where you’ll be in the next three, five or even ten years, but Innovative Alliance want to make sure that whatever industry or sector you choose to work in, that you have the basic knowledge and skills to succeed. Many of you…

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