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Students build bright future thanks to successful new scheme
Programme to get more young people into construction jobs is set to be scaled up after a successful bricklaying pilot in Teesside.
UK’s first occupational traineeship for construction begins at Hartlepool College
A new generation of traineeship begins this week at Hartlepool College for 20 bricklaying learners.
Nation Council Chair vacancies: Help shape the future of construction skills
The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has Nation Council Chair vacancies for England and Scotland.
Skills needs, new recruits and the challenges ahead - CITB’s England Plan 2021/22
Helping employers with their immediate skills needs, clear information to attract new recruits including from FE, and tackling long-term challenges underpin CITB’s England Plan, published today (7 April).
Supporting training and addressing key challenges – CITB to support Welsh construction in leading Britain’s recovery
Supporting Welsh construction businesses while ensuring new recruits are welcomed into the industry are the key goals of CITB’s plan for 2021/22 for the nation, unveiled today (Wednesday 7 April).
Covid-19: CITB chief exec update - 25 February 2021
The pandemic continues to dominate the news, so it's good news that each country's roadmap away from lockdown is becoming clearer and we have the positive news about the vaccine rollout.
Jobs boost for Brits in construction sector Brexit bounce back
A third of construction companies expect to provide more jobs for British workers as the sector rises to challenges presented by Brexit and Covid-19.
CITB responds to Government announcement on Lifetime Skills Guarantee
Today the government made the announcement that tens of thousands of adults in England will potentially benefit from almost 400 free courses from April 2021. The courses will be available to adults without a full qualification at Level 3 (A-level equivalent) from April 2021 to help them gain in-demand skills and open up further job opportunities.
Covid-19: CITB chief exec update - 7 October 2020
Supporting training through the recovery, retaining skilled workers and attracting new recruits is CITB's focus in the coming months.
Come along to CITB roadshows this Spring
Construction employers are being invited to attend the latest roadshows to shape how CITB serves industry and meets employers' training priorities.