Scottish Decorators’ Federation



Regional skills analysis of Scottish construction sector revealed in first-of-its-kind report

A detailed five-year overview of skills, demand and supply from across Scotland’s construction sector has been produced thanks to new research from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) that gives an unprecedented level of detail about the industry.

Published 11 July 2018

Scottish construction bodies reject CITB levy proposals

Members of the Scottish Building Federation (SBF) and the Scottish Decorators’ Federation (SDF) have both voted overwhelmingly to reject the Construction Industry Training Board’s (CITB) proposals to continue to raise the construction industry training levy.

Published 29 September 2017

Scottish construction bodies seek member views on future of CITB levy

Scottish construction industry bodies are surveying their memberships for views on the future of the Construction Levy administered UK-wide by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB).

Published 1 September 2017

Scottish builders ‘increasingly concerned’ by planned new craft apprenticeship framework

Scottish construction employers are becoming increasingly concerned by plans to introduce a new framework governing how apprentices working in the industry’s traditional craft trades are trained and employed.

Published 12 July 2017