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I can’t believe after nearly 17 challenging but immensely rewarding years at CITB, I will be stepping down as CEO.
It’s a big question. Well, there is of course a clear focus on Levy payers, but if it were collected, with an aim of simply giving it back, there would be no point.
Three years after Lincolnshire care worker Jess Wells walked into a construction careers event, she’s now the first woman to have achieved a highly specialised construction qualification.
Neither COVID-19 lockdowns nor the collapse of Carillion have stopped Level 3 site carpentry apprentice Cezary Poniatowski from succeeding in his construction career.
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.
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.
In February 2020, 54-year old print manager Paul Whitlock decided it was time for a fresh start and to undertake a new challenge. Having refurbished a few properties in his spare time he decided to set up as a painter and decorator as it was something he could turn his hand to quickly, without needing to go through the lengthy training necessary to become a plumber or an electrician. It also meant he could start earning money relatively quickly.
With National Apprenticeship Week 2021 drawing to a close, CITB's Director of Strategy and Policy Steve Radley explains the challenges and opportunities of getting apprentices into the construction industry.
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.
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.