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Stars of the Future

NCC apprentices from this year’s CPA Stars of the Future Awards discuss what winning means to them and their plans for the future.

£10m boost from CITB to get people of diverse backgrounds into construction

CITB will target more than 11,800 people to attract them into construction careers. Just 16% of construction employees are female, and 7% BAME, partly because construction firms rely on traditional recruitment methods.

Statement on the resignation of Anne Milton MP from government

CITB chief executive Sarah Beale has paid tribute to outgoing Education Minister Anne Milton MP.

Sarah Beale awarded UWTSD honorary fellowship

CITB Chief Executive Sarah Beale has received an honorary fellowship from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD).

Scottish construction to receive £5.4m to attract, train and retain new talent

The Scottish construction sector is set to receive a £5.4m injection of support for training and retraining more skilled workers to help the industry face the skills challenges of the future.

£17.8m construction investment project to attract, train and retain new talent

The British construction sector is set to receive a £17.8m investment to support employers in training and retraining more skilled workers to help the industry face the skills challenges of the future.

Training up 160 more on-site assessors to qualify the next generation

CITB is tackling an industry shortage by training 160 more on-site NVQ and SVQ assessors and opening up four new assessment centres.

CITB launches Brickwork Academy to tackle national skills shortage

We've launched an innovative new Brickwork Academy to help address a national shortage of bricklayers.

CITB supporting apprentices hit by Shaylor collapse

CITB is in close touch with the administrators of collapsed West Midlands construction firm, Shaylor, to support the four apprentices hit by possible redundancy.

“CITB funding helped us grow our workforce and take on multiple contracts”

Ainsley Construction hadn’t claimed a CITB grant for three years when Gareth Quinlan joined the company.