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Calling all innovators: CITB is offering up to £500k for your ideas

Have you got a big idea that could have a positive impact on the construction industry? The Industry Impact Fund could be just what you need to turn that idea into a reality.

Construction firms report on post-Brexit migration

Low levels of awareness and engagement with the Points-Based System (PBS) post-Brexit continue to exacerbate existing skills shortages within the sector, according to the latest Migration and Construction report by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB).

Leadership and Management fund extended to 31 July

To ensure businesses don’t miss out on up to £50,000 of support, the deadline to apply for CITB’s Leadership and Management Development Fund for large businesses, has been extended to 31 July, 2023.

Changes made to CITB Managers and Professionals test to reflect the needs of today’s industry

Important changes are being made to the CITB Health, Safety & Environment (HS&E) test for Managers and Professionals (MAP), supported by the launch of updated revision materials for candidates.

Government launches Industrial Training Board review

The Department for Education (DfE) will imminently be announcing its scheduled review into the role and effectiveness of both the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) and the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB).

Employers urged to join and help shape Skills Bootcamps for construction

Employers in the construction sector are being urged to get involved in Skills Bootcamps in their region and to help shape the training delivered.

Construction skills competition finals to be hosted at Milton Keynes arena

Colleges across the UK are preparing to host the largest and longest-running construction skills competition, as approximately 1,000 students will compete in the SkillBuild 2023 regional qualifiers this year.

CITB welcomes CLC's new Construction Skills Plan

The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) today (20 April) published its Skills Plan for 2023 to support the net zero challenge and get young people into high-skilled, well-paid jobs. The Skills Plan is a cross industry collaboration.

Trade taster sessions build pupils’ interests in construction careers

Pupils from two Cornwall schools have teamed up with the Construction Industry Training Board and local business RG Kellow Ltd to try their hand at a range of building trades.

Business Plan puts employers in the driving seat with innovative new fund

Focusing on three core priorities, CITB published its Business Plan today (11 April), announcing it will be investing over £250m across Britain to support construction.