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Nation Council Chair vacancy: Help shape the future of construction skills in Scotland
The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has a Nation Council Chair vacancy for Scotland.
Supporting training and addressing key challenges – CITB to support Scottish construction in leading Britain’s recovery
Supporting Scottish construction businesses while ensuring new recruits are welcomed into the industry are the key goals of CITB’s plan for 2021/22 for Scotland, unveiled today (Wednesday 7 April).
”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.
Scottish Apprenticeship Week: Success breeds success!
As Scotland prepares to celebrate Apprenticeship Week (1-5 March), a young painter/decorator from Drumchapel has completed an incredible triple. Anthony Morton has been nominated for Apprentice of the Year at a prestigious Glasgow college – just like his boss before him and his boss’s boss before that.
Scottish construction industry: committed to apprentices despite Covid-19
Scotland’s construction firms have continued to demonstrate their commitment to apprenticeships despite the impact of Covid-19, according to new figures which come ahead of Scottish Apprenticeship Week (March 1-5).
Scottish construction employers help shape future of apprenticeships in survey response
The survey sought to understand the views of employers on their immediate and longer term plans.
History tells us why we must act on climate change - here's what we should do
As yesterday marked the first Green Jobs Taskforce meeting, CITB’s Sustainability and Innovation Lead, Richard Bayliss, explores both the challenges and opportunities in meeting net zero.
Learnings from lockdown: Safe Hands Consultants
Safe Hands Health and Safety Consultancy learnt three key lessons from lockdown.
Thousands more people into Scottish construction - CITB's Strategic Plan 2021-25
Supporting training and retraining to rebuild after the recovery, improving productivity and making it easier to help employers bring in apprentices and other new entrants to Scottish construction are key elements of CITB’s Strategic Plan, launched today.
Act now or waste a generation of potential
A blog by Steve Radley, CITB Strategy and Policy Director. This article first appeared in Construction News.