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A Guide to Partnering Workshops
A Guide to Partnering Workshops
Aug/2005

This publication uses straightforward jargon free language to clarify why your team will benefit and your project enhanced by using workshops. It also offers practical guidance on how to go about organising partnering workshops. ISBN 1 898671 38 9

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Building the Future Economy: Manifesto for the Built Environment
Building the Future Economy: Manifesto for the Built Environment
Mar/2009

During the election campaign in 2009 CIC issued a Manifesto for the Built Environment encompassing views for all sectors within the industry.

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Building the Future: How Women Professionals can Make a Difference
Building the Future: How Women Professionals can Make a Difference
Mar/2010

This report highlights the issues facing businesses in competing effectively in an increasing diverse employment marketplace.

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Careers Advisor’s Toolkit
Careers Advisor’s Toolkit
Jan/2011

Information for careers advisors on roles in the professional, management and technical sector of construction and the built environment.

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Careers Pack - A Professional Career in the Built Environment
Careers Pack - A Professional Career in the Built Environment
Mar/2011

A guide for young people who are considering career options in the construction industry.

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CIC Accreditation
CIC Accreditation
Mar/2008

A guide for establishing the common/core principles for approval, certification, accreditation criteria and processes.

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CIC Achievements 2012
CIC Achievements 2012
Jul/2012

A publication celebrating the CIC’s key achievements 2011 – 2012.

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CIC Consultation on Technical & Higher Apprenticeships
CIC Consultation on Technical & Higher Apprenticeships
Dec/2011

Consultation with employers, professional institutions & further/higher education providers on the different models available for a technical & higher apprenticeship framework.

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CIC Highlights 2013
CIC Highlights 2013
May/2013

Celebrating CIC's key achievements 2012-2013

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CIC Knowledge Analysis Guidance
CIC Knowledge Analysis Guidance
Apr/2011

Guidance on the Knowledge and Understanding in Professional, Managerial and Technical roles in the Built Environment.

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CITB Strategic Plan 2014 - 2018
CITB Strategic Plan 2014 - 2018
Apr/2014

CIC is a partner in CITB and this is the collaborative plan for 2014 - 2018.

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Client Leadership on Health & Safety
Client Leadership on Health & Safety
Jun/2011

A good practice guidance document produced by CIC for professionals to actively engage with clients on health and safety leadership.

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Constructing For Sustainability: A Clients Guide - (PDF only)
Constructing For Sustainability: A Clients Guide - (PDF only)
Dec/2002

This Guide summarises the key aims and objectives relating to Sustainability what you need to know and why for Clients and their Professional Advisors. ISBN 1 898671 35 4

Construction Project Management Skills
Construction Project Management Skills
Dec/2000

First published in 1996 and updated in 2000. This was the output of working groups drawn from the CIC's members and provides a consensus view of the role. It is intended as a guide to clients and as a source of information to practicing and …

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CPD Best Practice Guidance - European CPD Framework & CIC Users Guide to Managing your own CPD
CPD Best Practice  Guidance - European CPD Framework & CIC Users Guide to Managing your own  CPD
Mar/2011

The EUSCCCIP Framework identifies a successful CPD system to consist of a structure and procedures to help an individual undertake CPD efficiently, and in a regular way.

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CPD Best Practice Guidance for Employers
CPD Best Practice Guidance for Employers
Mar/2011

For employers who do not fully understand the need for professionals to maintain and add to their knowledge and skills, or for employers who want to know how to gain maximum value for their employees.

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CPD Best Practice Guidance for Professional Institutions
CPD Best Practice Guidance for Professional Institutions
Mar/2010

A best Practice Guide for professional institutions seeking to serve the needs of their members and clients in many of their activities.

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CPD Best Practice Guidance for Professionals
CPD Best Practice Guidance for Professionals
Mar/2013

For a better understanding of the need for professionals to maintain and add to their knowledge and skills, or for those who want to know how to gain maximum value from CPD.

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Definitions of Inspections and Surveys of Buildings
Definitions of Inspections and Surveys of Buildings
Apr/2005

Professionals carry out many different types of inspection, each for a particular reason and each resulting in a report with specific information produced for a particular purpose. The professional undertaking any of the services described in this leaflet should suitably qualified, and may …

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Educator's Auditing Toolkit
Educator's Auditing Toolkit
Mar/2012

A guide to auditing the content of built environment courses against the National Occupational Standards.

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Educator's Toolkit
Educator's Toolkit
Feb/2011

Guidance on developing a course curriculum informed by National Occupational Standards

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Employers Toolkit
Employers Toolkit
Mar/2011

Tips for built environment employers wishing to work with schools, colleges and young people.

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Foundation Degree Framework Specification for Construction Operations Management
Foundation Degree Framework Specification for Construction Operations Management
Oct/2010

The Framework for the development of Foundation Degrees in Construction Operations Management reflects the current national and sector expectations for FDs in this area.

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Gathering and Reviewing Data on Diversity within the Construction Professions
Gathering and Reviewing Data on Diversity within the Construction Professions
May/2009

A report commissioned by CIC’s Diversity Panel to gather and review data relating to Diversity within the construction Industry.

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Higher Education Common Graduate Learning Outcomes
Higher Education Common Graduate Learning Outcomes
Jan/1998

These common graduate learning outcomes provides a valuable benchmark for construction and built environment graduates, to reflect the changing needs of the industry recognised by professional bodies

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How Buildings Add Value for Clients
How Buildings Add Value for Clients
Jul/2002

The benefits delivered by well-designed business premises are often intangible and thus overlooked in favour of low cost solutions. This book considers a building as an economic instrument that can serve to maximise a client's return on their investment. Publisher: ICE Publishing ISBN-10: 0727731289

Integrated Transport and Land Use Planning
Integrated Transport and Land Use Planning
May/2002

Integrated Transport and Land Use Planning: The Facts, Fiction, Fallacies and Future for the Government's Integrated Transport and Land Use Planning Strategies. Publisher: ICE Publishing ISBN-10: 0727731270 Prices inclusive of VAT.

Intermediate Common Learning Outcomes
Intermediate Common Learning Outcomes
Jan/1998

This set of ICLOs reflects the changing needs of ordinary (non-Honours) degrees, the Foundation degree, Diplomas of Higher Education, and other higher diplomas recognised by professional bodies

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Practitioner's Career Advancement Toolkit
Practitioner's Career Advancement Toolkit
Jan/2011

Managing your career development, guidance for Built Environment Professionals.

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Professional Services Survey - Executive Summary
Professional Services Survey - Executive Summary
Dec/2006

This research is the 3rd comprehensive survey of the Construction Professional Services sector in the UK carried out by the CIC.

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Professional Services Survey - Methodology
Professional Services Survey - Methodology
Jan/2003

This research is the third comprehensive survey of the Construction Professional Services sector in the UK carried out by the CIC. The project follows earlier surveys that were conducted in 1996 & 2002. Its aim has been to assess the size of the UK market for …

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Professional Services Survey 2005/06
Professional Services Survey 2005/06
Dec/2006

This research is the 3rd comprehensive survey of the Construction Professional Services sector in the UK carried out by the Construction Industry Council (CIC). The project follows earlier surveys that were conducted in 1996 and 2002.

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Reflections on 20 years of CIC
Reflections on 20 years of CIC
Nov/2008

A document published in 2008 to celebrate CIC's 20th anniversary.

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Reinforcing the Simple Messages
Reinforcing the Simple Messages
Mar/2013

Published by Griffiths & Armour. This 48 page book, with a foreword by Graham Watts, CIC Chief Executive, is intended as a reminder to all construction consultants of the need for sound risk management in their activities.

Selecting the Team
Selecting the Team
Jul/2005

Selecting the Team is a tool to help clients create a team able to work together successfully. It offers practical advice on how to put together a selection panel, develop a questionnaire, set the criteria for a shortlist and then evaluate the short-listed …

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Surviving Redundancy Toolkit
Surviving Redundancy Toolkit
Nov/2011

Downsizing and redundancy is an unfortunate aspect of the current climate; affecting most industries in addition to the Construction Industry. A guide for practitioners for managing career development after redundancy

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The Role of Cost Saving and Innovation in PFI Projects
The Role of Cost Saving and Innovation in PFI Projects
Jun/2000

This publication presents the findings of a study designed to test the proposition that PFI will yield value for money by stimulating innovation. Publisher: ICE Publishing ISBN-10: 0727728792