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March 15, 2024

Building Inspector Academy Seeks Fourth Cohort

Building Inspector Academy Seeks Fourth Cohort

The Local Authority Building Control (LABC) Academy is launching its fourth recruitment drive, offering 30 new positions. This successful training scheme for building inspectors has attracted nearly 2,000 applicants so far, reflecting a strong interest in the profession. The academy looks for individuals who are technically minded, enjoy problem-solving, and are eager to learn.

Training Program Highlights

  • Comprehensive Training: A two-year program combining on-the-job learning and academic study.
  • Qualifications: Trainees earn Level 4 and Level 5 diplomas in building control surveying.
  • Career Path: Graduates are on the path to becoming chartered surveyors or building engineers.

LABC Chief Executive Lorna Stimpson noted the program's popularity and its role in preparing trainees for rewarding careers in public service. Current trainees appreciate the hands-on experience and mentorship from experienced professionals.

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