Learn about CITB's history, how we support the construction industry, our working principles, policies and plans
CITB is the industry training board for the construction sector in England, Scotland, and Wales. It’s our job to help the construction industry attract talent and to support skills development, to build a better Britain.
We are an executive non-departmental public body in charge of our budget and activities. Sponsored by the Department for Education (External link - Opens in a new tab or window), we are also accountable to government ministers, and ultimately Parliament.
Support the construction industry to have a skilled, competent and inclusive workforce, now and in the future.
What we aim to do
- Inform and enable the right people into construction
- Develop a training and skills system to meet future needs
- Support the industry to train and develop its workforce
Plans and performance
We produce several plans and reports, including the Business Plan, Strategic Plan, Nation Plans, Performance Reports and Net Zero Action Plan. Go to Plans and performance page
Our key partners
We work with many organisations across government and industry, our key strategic partners are:
Find out about CITB's councils, our board and committees, structure and management team, and how we respond to FOI requests
Explore CITB's industry guidance and find out about the partnerships and the initiatives we support
Explore CITB research and insights. including Construction Skills Network (CSN) reports
Find contact numbers for CITB's range of products and services
Search current vacancies and apply for a job at CITB
See CITB's current tenders and apply to become a CITB supplier
Keep informed with the latest industry news, events and blogs
Find out about the process, who is eligible to participate, and what this means for the industry
Find out when CITB was established and how it has changed over time