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Covid-19: CITB chief exec update - 10 February 2021

I hope everyone is enjoying their week so far. Today’s email details what we’re doing this National Apprenticeship Week, and some of the findings following the publication of the annual Migration Survey.

Covid-19: CITB chief exec update - 3 February 2021

I hope you are having a good week so far. Today’s email includes a reminder about National Apprenticeship Week; publication of the annual Migration Survey; and details of our Annual Report and Accounts.

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.

Training a quarter-million workers as pandemic loomed – CITB accounts 2019-20

CITB supported the training of nearly a quarter of a million construction workers in the last financial year, according to newly published accounts.

Rupert Perkins: speaking up for SMEs as a member of CITB funding committee

Rupert Perkins is Managing Director at John Perkins Construction, which has offices in Bristol and Newport. Here he discusses his role as a member of the CITB Industry Funding Committee.

Tackling health and safety during a pandemic

Simon Rosser, SHEQ Manager at Hereford Asbestos Services, explains why he completed CITB’s COVID-19 eCourse and the ways it will be beneficial moving forward.

Construction employers of Wales - CITB needs your help

Employers - this is your chance to shape construction education in Wales. We want your feedback on how construction qualifications due to be introduced in September 2021 should look.

Pathway Apprenticeships for school leavers facing fewer opportunities

Young people will have the chance to train and get qualifications in sectors with long-term prospects thanks to a new initiative launched in response to the pandemic.

Covid-19: CITB chief exec update - 17 December 2020

As our last update before Christmas, I wanted to reflect on the turbulent year we’ve had, and how we have worked together to meet the skills challenges construction has faced. There has been a real emphasis on keeping workers safe on site, adapting to remote learning, protecting apprenticeships and securing direct funding for employers.