The mason of the future
Empowering Sri Lanka’s Masons, the Backbone of our Construction Industry
An Industry Can Only Evolve As Fast As Its Stakeholders. This Is Why INSEE Cement Invests In The Sustainable Development And Empowerment Of Masons, One Of The Largest Key Stakeholder Groups Of Our Industry. Through A Two-Fold Approach, INSEE Cement Is Helping Masons Elevate Their Living Standards, Increase Knowledge And Capacity, And Explore Better Employment Opportunities, Progressing Themselves While Also Contributing To The Progress Of The Local Construction Industry.
INSEE Cement is driving transformation across the local construction industry with significant investments in empowering one of the sector’s key stakeholder groups; the mason. Powered by INSEE Sathkara, a multifaceted initiative to develop local masons, INSEE Cement is shaping the mason of the future – a professionally, socially and financially empowered individual contributing significantly to the advancement of both the local construction industry and the economy of Sri Lanka.
Networking and engagement
By leveraging our island-wide market reach, we engaged with Contractors, Head Masons and Masons across Sri Lanka and identified how to best address their most pressing challenges. This gave us the opportunity to collate data and create a growing database of active masons across Sri Lanka, laying a strong foundation to nurture lasting relationships through:
INSEE Concrete Society (ICS)
Sustainable capacity development
INSEE Cement Found Like-Minded Partners In National And Non-Profit Organizations To Nurture An Educated And Skilled Workforce With Industry-Recognized Credentials, Who Will Be Best Positioned To Advance The Construction Industry Of Sri Lanka To Be On Par With Global Industry Standards.
National Vocational Qualification
INSEE Cement Collaborated With The National Enterprise Development Authority (NEDA), Vocational Training Authority (VTA) Of Sri Lanka And USAID Funded Skill Development Initiative Youlead For Skill Mapping And Strategic Up-Skilling Of A Total 2,500 Masons From Across The Island. Masons Are Recommended By Divisional Secretariats, Ensuring Participation Of Deserving Individuals.
Upon Successful Completion Of This 3-Day Course, Masons Receive A Level 3 National Vocational Qualification (NVQ3) Upon Successful Completion, A Recognized And Credible Certification Creating Opportunities To Further Not Only Their Careers, But Also Their Professional Education.
This professional up-skilling has enabled INSEE Cement to create much needed social recognition and acceptance for Masons across Sri Lanka as a crucial link in the construction industry value chain. Mason Chats, Mason Meets and exclusive membership to the INSEE Concrete Society (ICS) has provided local masons industry inclusivity as well as recognition and rewards to encourage new avenues of income and entrepreneurship. Long-established ICS-member masons are also rewarded for their contribution to the local construction industry through “INSEE Sathkara”
To secure a stronger financial future for masons, INSEE Cement has introduced a comprehensive life insurance policy with disability, medical and accidental cover. Further scholarships for family members who has extraordinary performed in their schooling journey.
INSEE Cement continues to strengthen the mutually beneficial relationship with the growing mason community across Sri Lanka, empowering them to elevate the local construction industry and contribute to the economic stability of Sri Lanka.