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CITB Wales update: 83% rise in skills and training funding
Welcome to CITB Wales quarterly update. Here’s news on our work that will help you get the most from our services across Wales.
9,100 extra construction workers needed in Wales by 2027
Against a backdrop of economic challenge, rising materials and labour costs, new figures from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) reveal that 9,100 extra workers will be required to meet construction demand in Wales by 2027.
Construction company reaping benefits of employing Welsh speaking staff
A family owned construction company which works mostly in the Welsh speaking region of North West Wales is reaping the benefits of employing bilingual staff.
Welsh Government Apprenticeship Framework Pathway Consultation
On behalf of Welsh Government, CITB is undertaking a fourteen-day public consultation on the implementation of a new Construction Plant Operations Apprenticeship Framework Pathway at CQFW Level 3 for Wales.
Vacancies on CITB’s new Levy Strategy Committee
The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) is inviting senior members of GB’s construction industry and independent experts to work on one of our biggest ambitions – modernising the Levy.
Swansea Arena site to inspire city’s next generation of young people in construction
Swansea Arena hosted careers advisers from schools on Thursday (16 September) to show off the hundreds of different roles involved in construction.
New training centre celebrates successful first course
A new training centre in North Wales has successfully trained its first cohort of scaffolders.
Multi-million investment in future of Welsh construction
The future of the construction industry in Wales has been given a boost by CITB’s multi-million-pound investment in four construction training and employment hubs.
Britain Builds Back – Welsh construction to need over 9,000 new workers by 2025 to meet demand
Construction has bounced back quicker than expected from the Covid-19 pandemic, and most of the industry will reach 2019 levels of output in 2023.
Supporting training and addressing key challenges – CITB to support Welsh construction in leading Britain’s recovery
Supporting Welsh construction businesses while ensuring new recruits are welcomed into the industry are the key goals of CITB’s plan for 2021/22 for the nation, unveiled today (Wednesday 7 April).