Articles from CITB

Two female industry leaders appointed to CITB board

The Skills Minister has appointed two leading women from the industry as trustees of the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB).

CITB’s Skills and Training Fund: Promoting excellence and best practice in the construction industry

CITB seeks three new board members to broaden skillset

The CITB (Construction Industry Training Board) is encouraging influential individuals to apply to become Trustees of its Board.

Campaign Launched by LLUK to Encourage Skills Building in Building Industry

Constructions workers are being advised to tackle the skills gap by passing on their expertise to learners.

Industry urged not to get left behind

From the 1st August, ConstructionSkills will provide employers with an increased level of financial support, in excess of £9,400 in CITB-ConstructionSkills Grant, to help them take on an apprentice and meet these new targets.

CITB statement and support for Dawnus learners

Mark Bodger, Partnerships Director CITB Wales, said:

Major CITB funding boost to retain more apprentices in Scottish construction

Employers and apprentices in the Scottish construction industry welcomed news today that the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) will increase its annual attendance grant funding to £2,500 for each apprentice in training. As an added retention incentive, achievement grants will increase to £3,500 – an amount awarded when an apprentice successfully completes their training.

CITB announces major boost to employer funding for construction apprenticeships

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) today announced a major boost in funding to help employers take on construction apprentices.

Leitch Report: Review of Skills – Three year anniversary

A skilled workforce will always help to grow and strengthen the construction industry so that it is able to compete on a global scale.

Specialist occupations are vital when recession bites

The current economic climate challenges every business sector, and construction is no different. Yet longer-term forecasts demonstrate that the industry will recover, and when it does there will be an increased demand for specialist workers in response to changing construction methods and new innovations.

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