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CITB Grants Scheme supports businesses bringing new entrants into industry
As we enter the new financial year, CITB data reveals that almost 14,000 businesses have been supported in the form of grants, with over £77m paid out in the last year, and over 45% of grant spent went to small and micro businesses.
CITB Chief Executive Tim Balcon joins Skills for a Sustainable Skyline Taskforce
CITB Chief Executive Tim Balcon is one of 15 construction industry leaders on a new Skills for a Sustainable Skyline Taskforce.
Free mentoring to help improve the digital capability of construction businesses
A free mentoring service has launched to support businesses with implementing digital processes and techniques by offering technical advice and guidance.
Partnering for skills
It’s been great getting out and about after the pandemic restrictions we’ve endured over the last two years.
Help beat construction’s skills shortage by inspiring young people
Are you passionate about construction and want to show others what you do? Your enthusiasm and love for your job could inspire the next generation to join the sector.
Tradespeople needed to train the next construction generation
CITB is investing in the long-term future of its National Construction College (NCC) with a recruitment drive to bring experienced tradespeople into the classroom to pass on their skills.
Response to the spring statement
CITB’s Strategy and Policy Director Steve Radley responds to the spring statement.
Working in partnership to deliver recruitment and skills solutions
CITB, FIS and the YouthBuild Project work together to provide disadvantaged young people with the skills and training to allow them to thrive in the workplace, helping to fill the skills gap in the finishes & interiors sector. Julius Debrah is a successful example of this initiative.
A flexible approach to construction apprenticeships
Apprenticeships are a valuable investment for construction companies - apprentices help build the skills you need. But did you know apprenticeships can be extremely flexible too, to best suit your business and training needs? Find out more here.
Scottish construction leaders work together to improve digital capability of the sector
Working alongside other trade bodies and professional associations in Scotland, CITB has supported the creation of a helpful guide for SME businesses.