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CITB Vision 2020 programme update

CITB is to retain the National Construction Colleges at Bircham Newton, Norfolk and Inchinnan, Glasgow, whilst sale discussions with a training provider will continue for Erith.

Net Zero: 350,000 new construction roles to be created by 2028

To ensure the UK government’s commitment to achieving Net Zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 is on track, the construction industry will require the equivalent of 350,000 new roles to be created by 2028.

Covid-19: CITB chief exec update - 11 March 2021

As face-to-face education gradually begins to return across the countries, today I would like to update you on the phased reopening of the National Construction Colleges and more remote learning courses coming soon; the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) launching the first sector-wide skills plan for industry; and an appeal for roofers to register with the RoofCERT accreditation scheme.

How one employer is training future female leaders

As today marks International Women’s Day, Dawn Hillier, Head of Standards and Qualifications Strategy at CITB, takes a closer look at the efforts being made to support female progression through CITB’s Leadership and Management Development Fund.

”I would encourage any girls out there to consider construction as a worthwhile career”

To celebrate International Women’s Day, CITB Apprenticeships Officer Barbara Hastie, 45, explains why this is a great time for women to enter the construction industry.

Covid-19: CITB chief exec update - 4 March 2021

Today’s email details the launch of our Levy consultation, an overview of Scottish National Apprenticeship week, and how next week we’ll be celebrating women in construction.

Budget 2021 for construction – CITB statement

Response to the Government's 2021 Budget by CITB Policy Director Steve Radley

Britain’s construction training body pledges pre-Covid rates

The training body for British construction is proposing to keep rates at pre-Covid levels as it launches a wide-reaching consultation into its funding proposals.

Interview advice helps get students into construction

Welsh students looking to get into the construction industry got a helping hand with support for job interviews at a virtual event last week.

Covid-19: CITB chief exec update - 17 February 2021

Today I would like to update you on the result of a recent consultation and subsequent new approach to funding for Training Groups, along with a COVID-delayed £1 fee increase for the Health, Safety and Environment (HS&E) test. There have also been updates to Short Duration Standards, meaning new codes must be used.