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Students build bright future thanks to successful new scheme

Programme to get more young people into construction jobs is set to be scaled up after a successful bricklaying pilot in Teesside.

CITB calls on industry to shape Plant standards and support for the future

Employers are being asked to get involved in a review of Plant Short Duration Training Standards and Grant support. The review is being carried out by CITB with the aim of simplifying access to plant grants for employers whilst maintaining high standards of training and testing in this safety critical area.

Budget and Spending Review statement 27/10/21

CITB's Policy Director Steve Radley responds to the Budget and Spending Review statement 2021.

Net Zero Strategy: what it means for construction employers

The UK Government has published its Net Zero Strategy: Build Back Greener in advance of the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow.

Practical support for employers and apprentices amid a pandemic – CITB accounts 2020-21

CITB halved Levy bills, developed COVID-19 site training and moved more tuition online to help industry through the pandemic, the organisation’s 2020-21 Annual Report and Accounts reveal.

Bouncing back: Medway residents set for new construction careers

A celebration took place on Thursday (14 October) to mark formerly unemployed Medway residents completing a programme to enter the booming construction industry.

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.

UK’s top construction trainees named for ‘Skills Olympics’ finals

Top construction trainees from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have been named as competitors at CITB’s SkillBuild National Finals 2021.

CITB secures construction industry support for Levy Proposals

Construction employers have backed CITB’s Levy Proposals to support skills and training across England, Scotland and Wales, by way of the Consensus process.

CITB to host SkillBuild finals at National Construction College  

The UK’s top construction trainees will battle it out on 16-18 November at CITB’s SkillBuild National Finals.