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About CITB

CITB is the industry training board  for the construction sector in England, Scotland, and Wales. It’s our job to help the construction industry attract talent and to support skills development, to build a better Britain.

We are an executive non-departmental public body in charge of our budget and activities. Sponsored by the Department for Education (External link - Opens in a new tab or window), we are also accountable to government ministers, and ultimately Parliament.

Our purpose

Support the construction industry to have a skilled, competent and inclusive workforce, now and in the future.

What we aim to do

  • Inform and enable the right people into construction
  • Develop a training and skills system to meet future needs
  • Support the industry to train and develop its workforce

Plans and performance

We produce several plans and reports, including the Business Plan, Strategic Plan, Nation Plans, Performance Reports and Net Zero Action Plan. Go to Plans and performance page

What we do

Learn about CITB's history, how we support the construction industry, our working principles, policies and plans

People and governance

Find out about CITB's councils, our board and committees, structure and management team, and how we respond to FOI requests

Contact CITB

Find contact numbers for CITB's range of products and services


See CITB's current tenders and apply to become a CITB supplier

Our History

Find out when CITB was established and how it has changed over time