Live funded projects
Project Name: Brickwork Masterclasses
Contracted Partners: Home Builders Federation (HBF) and NHBC Building Inspectors
This project delivers sessions that offer practical guidance on improving quality and promote awareness of good practice in brickwork.
For more information visit HBSP Brickwork Masterclass - NHBC Shop
Project Name: Creating new courses in Bricklaying based on new Standards
Contracted Partners: ABC Assessment Centre
Creating high quality on and off-site training courses for Bricklayers, through the launch of 16 short duration training courses offered to further education and skilled workers.
For more information visit Creating new courses in Bricklaying or The ABC Assessment Centre
Project Name: Leadership and Management Direct Delivery
Contracted Partners: The OM Group, Danny Sullivan and Sons Ltd, MKC Training Services Ltd, National Construction College
The Leadership and Management Direct Delivery commission will run from December 2022 until 31st March 2025 and will provide 10,500 free ILM leadership and management courses to front-line managers, site supervisors and site managers in England, Scotland and Wales.
There is a pre-defined package of 5 modules that cover the core learnings needed to be a great leader. With measurable results: workplace-based assessment ensures new skills are effectively transferred to your business.
Free ILM qualification places are being provided by the following training partners:
The OM Group (Scotland, Wales, North of England and South of England) For more information visit their website.
Danny Sullivan and Sons Ltd (South of England) For more information visit their website
MKC Training Services Ltd (South of England) For more information visit their website
CITB’s National Construction College (North of England) For more information visit their website.
Project Name: Digital Leadership
Contracted Partners: Gloucestershire Construction Training Group, Leeds Beckett University, Setting out for Construction and Supply Chain Sustainability School.
This intervention consists of 4 projects which focus on giving construction leaders the skills to drive digital change
For more information on each project visit the links below:
Gloucestershire Construction Training Group
Leeds Beckett University or LBU Digital Leadership
Supply Chain Sustainability School or Downloading a Digital Mindset Training Module
Project Name: Mental Health for Construction Apprentices
Contracted Partners: Optima UK Inc Ltd
This pilot will provide evidence contributing to addressing key industry problems of completion rates in apprenticeships and prevent the loss of talent through providing mental health support and awareness training to new entrants into construction. This would help understand how mental health education and support can contribute to improved retention for individuals during their apprenticeship in construction, as well as reducing their likelihood of a mental health crisis when in the workplace.
For more information visit ARE-U-OK-UK (optima-uk.com) or Mental Health
Project Name: Fairness, Inclusion and Respect
Contracted Partners: Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) and Supply Chain Sustainability School
This project is delivering a range of training that promotes a culture of fairness, inclusion and respect (FIR). This project also helps leaders and managers in the construction industry to improve inclusion and to train FIR Ambassadors to spread the benefits across the industry.
For more information visit FIR project or SCS - FIR
Project Name: Wellbeing in Construction
Contracted Partners: Laing O’Rourke, Lighthouse Club and Samaritans
Better equip the construction industry to manage mental health, wellbeing and resilience issues that they encounter in the workplace, through the development and delivery of a mental health and wellbeing digital learning hub. With a focus on hard-to-reach micro-organisations.
For more information visit Wellbeing in Construction
Project Name: Improving Procurement Practices (IPP)
Contracted Partners: BAM Nuttall, Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA), Nottingham Trent University (NTU) and Supply Chain Sustainability School (SCS)
This programme consists of four projects which aim to improve procurement practices in the construction industry through developing and delivering training.
For more information on each project visit the sites below:
IPP - SCS Project or Procurement - Supply Chain Sustainability School
Project Name: England Construction Opportunities
Contracted Partners: Abbey Access Centre Ltd, Barking Riverside Ltd, Gement, Hampshire County Council, Landau Ltd, NFRC, WMCA, Women into Construction
This commission will focus on the support provided in the workplace during a new entrants first year in construction. This will be through job coaching, mentoring, employer engagement, peer and buddy systems or other appropriate support measures to improve the quality and retention of new entrants.
For more information visit
- Abbey Access Centre Ltd
- Barking Riverside Ltd
- Hampshire County Council
- Landau Ltd
- Women into Construction
Project Name: Scottish Academy for Construction Opportunities
Contracted Partners: Barnardo’s , Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar
This commission for Scotland is to provide support to individuals entering the construction workforce to overcome any initial challenges they may face and to provide ongoing in-work support over the duration of the commission to improve the quality and longevity of work outcomes for participants.
For more information visit
Project Name: Careers in Hire
Contracted Partners: Hire Association Europe
This project focuses on developing entry routes and raising awareness of the sector to people who had never considered hire as a viable career option, including influencing decision makers through a comprehensive marketing/promotional campaign.
For more information on Careers in Hire visit Training & Apprenticeships (hae.org.uk)
Project Name: Onsite Experience Hubs
In 2019 CITB launched the Onsite Experience Hubs to help address the complex recruitment challenges facing the construction industry in England and Wales. The Hubs aims are to deliver new entrants to the industry that are job-ready and have had an onsite experience.
For more information visit the links below:
Onsite Experience Hubs in England - Nine onsite experience hubs are in operation.
Onsite Experience Hubs in Wales - Four onsite experience hubs are in operation.
Project Name: RoofCERT
Contracted Partners: NFRC
This project has established and is promoting industry wide standards for all roofing disciplines through an "Accredited Roofer" programme, named RoofCERT, this will act as a skills baseline for the sector and will professionalise the industry.