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Jamie Hepburn MSP visits NCC Scotland
Jamie Hepburn MSP, Minister for Higher Education and Further Education, Youth Employment and Training, visited the National Construction College, Inchinnan, Scotland, to meet with apprentices, employees and employers.
Discover the life-changing impact of becoming an ambassador
Are you passionate about construction and want to show others the opportunities available? Or perhaps, you’re looking for your own next step in your career? Becoming a Go Construct STEM Ambassador could be the perfect fit for you. CITB, in partnership with STEM Learning, recently launched the Go Construct STEM Ambassador Scheme, which brings to life the use of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths within the sector.
Sammy’s going for SkillBuild gold
Mum-of-three Sammy, 43, who won the silver medal in the WorldSkills UK national finals in 2021, is aiming to go one better this Autumn.
CITB Wales update: Big rise in skills and training fund approvals
Welcome to CITB Wales' first quarterly update. This aim of this update is to provide information on our work and help you get the most from our services.
Great ways to get people into the trade?
Listen to CITB’s Apprentice Delivery Manager Andrew Rodney talking to The Clive Holland Show on FixRadioUK about what we are doing to encourage more people on the tools.
CITB announces radical new pilot to improve access to training
CITB has announced an investment of more than £800,000 for the launch of a new employer network pilot project, which could revolutionise the way the construction sector access and receive funding for training in the future.
Construction Apprenticeship changes in Wales offer a more direct route to a career
Changes to some of the key construction apprenticeship qualifications in Wales come into force on 1st August in time for the autumn college term. They are designed to shape the supervisors and construction business owners of the future by better meeting the needs of employers and students alike.
Changes to CITB Plant Standards and Grants announced
CITB has announced changes to its plant standards to standardise training and testing requirements across the construction industry.
Are Career Switchers the answer to the construction labour shortage?
FixRadio’s Clive Holland asked “Are Career Switchers the answer to the construction labour shortage?" Our Customer & Product Director, Jackie Ducker, joined him to tackle the question.
Pembrokeshire’s Future Stone Masons
In March and May, 19 young people learning construction at Pembrokeshire College undertook ten-day courses as an Introduction to Traditional Stone Masonry. The courses were financed by Pembroke Town Walls Trust as part of their project to develop a long-term management plan for restoring the town’s medieval walls, and funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal fund, managed by Pembrokeshire County Council.