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CITB’s England Construction Opportunities (ECO) commission sees eight successful bids awarded a total of just over £1.8m. This investment will directly help address the construction industry’s skills gap, increase employment retention, and provide vital support to new starters at the beginning of their construction careers.
CITB Chief Executive, Tim Balcon, who is a member of the CLC Task Force Group, said: “We welcome the CLC’s new three-year strategy and its focus on working collaboratively to deliver transformational change, boost productivity and create a more resilient industry, creating capability and capacity to deliver future growth.
CITB’s Chief Executive, Tim Balcon responds to Chancellor's Fiscal statement.
A recruitment campaign which set out to train high-quality assessors for the construction industry in Scotland has played a vital role in economic recovery.
Chair Peter Lauener and CEO Tim Balcon said: “Everyone at CITB is deeply saddened about the passing of HM The Queen. The Queen was an extraordinary figure, one of the greatest Britons of all time and an inspiration to many across the world.
CITB is investing £90,000 to fund a pilot scheme which will provide mental health support for apprentices from the start of their construction industry careers.
CITB has announced an exciting new development opportunity for employers wanting to improve leadership and management skills across their business.
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.
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.
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.