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Construction company reaping benefits of employing Welsh speaking staff
A family owned construction company which works mostly in the Welsh speaking region of North West Wales is reaping the benefits of employing bilingual staff.
Can you offer leadership and management training to the construction industry?
CITB is encouraging more providers to sign up to become an Approved Training Organisation and offer vital training for the construction industry. The organisation has waived the joining fee of £750 for providers to encourage more to become CITB approved, enabling them to offer essential training and reap the many benefits available to businesses.
CITB makes Scottish investment to increase and retain new talent
CITB is investing £3m into Scottish construction to support individuals at the start of their career and increase job retention.
Welsh Government Apprenticeship Framework Pathway Consultation
On behalf of Welsh Government, CITB is undertaking a fourteen-day public consultation on the implementation of a new Construction Plant Operations Apprenticeship Framework Pathway at CQFW Level 3 for Wales.
Funding awarded to inspire young people into construction in Scotland.
CITB has awarded The Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce £280,000 to inspire and support young people in Scotland to pursue a career in the construction industry through a programme of Construction Work Tasters
Making training work
Since joining CITB I’ve conversed with stakeholders across the UK on training, skills and investment. I’m pleased to say CITB’s new Business Plan reflects this collaborative work and the views expressed during Consensus ’21.
“Centre of Excellence” award for EPA achievement for CITB
A wonderful achievement for CITB’s Apprenticeship team and a huge thank you to our Brickwork and Carpentry and Joinery apprentices who have done themselves proud excelling in the final assessments, earning CITB a City & Guilds “Centre of Excellence” award for EPA achievement.
CITB to invest over £233m in British construction
With a strong focus on three core challenges for construction, CITB published its Business Plan today (18 May), announcing it will be investing over £233m across Britain to support construction throughout 2022/23.
Skills Minister meets Kickstart trainees and apprentices at CITB Perry Barr On-site training hub
Minister Burghart called in at CITB’s on-site training hub at the Lendlease site in Perry Barr last week. The training hub will give hundreds of local people the skills to build more than 1,400 homes and start a rewarding career in construction on one of Birmingham’s biggest construction sites.
Supporting Mental Health in Construction is a priority for CITB
To mark Mental Health Awareness Week (9 to 15 May 2022) CITB is pledging its continuing support to training and understanding.