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Covid-19: CITB chief exec update - 12 May 2021

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. Research by CITB has shown that almost all construction workers have experienced stress in the last year, and more than a quarter have experienced suicidal thoughts.

“This has to stop. Too many people are struggling – I hope my story can help.”

“I’m a 6 ft 3, an ex-rugby player with a face like a kicked-in biscuit tin – I’m not the sort of person you expect to stand up and talk about this. But if one person working in construction can take something from this, then it’ll help.”

Covid-19: CITB chief exec update - 5 May 2021

Today’s email details the CITB’s plans for returning to face-to-face customer support, and our end of year review.

Covid-19: CITB chief exec update - 29 April 2021

Today I want to talk about the Nation Council Chair vacancies for England and Scotland; the Supply Chain Sustainability School virtual workshops and webinars on Fairness, Inclusion and Respect; the HSE’s new toolkit aimed at reducing work-based stress; and how CITB is widening support for employers with apprentices who have to “Travel to Train”.

Nation Council Chair vacancies: Help shape the future of construction skills

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has Nation Council Chair vacancies for England and Scotland.

Nation Council Chair vacancy: Help shape the future of construction skills in Scotland

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has a Nation Council Chair vacancy for Scotland.

Covid-19: CITB chief exec update - 7 April 2021

This week we launch the Nation Plans, detailing skills priorities for England, Scotland and Wales. There is also a reminder that the deadline is this Sunday to have your say in our Levy proposals consultation, and news that hundreds of Level 3 qualifications are now free for some adults as part of a Government initiative.

Skills needs, new recruits and the challenges ahead - CITB’s England Plan 2021/22

Helping employers with their immediate skills needs, clear information to attract new recruits including from FE, and tackling long-term challenges underpin CITB’s England Plan, published today (7 April).

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).

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).