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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: 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

Setting Out for Construction

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 - BAM Project

IPP - CECA Project

IPP - NTU Project

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

 

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:

England Partners

Onsite Experience Hubs in England - Nine onsite experience hubs are in operation.

Wales Partners

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.

For more information visit here or the RoofCERT website