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National Construction College hosts SkillBuild regional heat
The largest and longest-running construction skills competition in the UK kicked off two weeks ago, with the SkillBuild 2022 regional heats currently underway.
Raising mental health awareness in construction
In his latest blog our Chief Executive, Tim Balcon, writes on a subject which means a lot to him for professional and personal reasons: mental health.
CITB welcomes CLC's Construction Skills Plan for 2022
The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) today (28 April) published an update to its sector-wide skills plan for construction and the built environment. The Skills Plan is a cross industry collaboration.
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.