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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.

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.

Scottish construction leaders work together to improve digital capability of the sector

Working alongside other trade bodies and professional associations in Scotland, CITB has supported the creation of a helpful guide for SME businesses.

Scottish construction apprenticeships come out on top, despite pandemic challenges

Figures recently released by Skills Development Scotland (SDS) indicate construction apprenticeships have bounced back from the pandemic, stronger than ever.

Employers sign up to offer a Fresh Start to ex-offenders who are due for release from HMP Berwyn

Tim Balcon the CEO of the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), has written to construction employers to invite them to take part in a pilot, which will not only offer a job opportunity to an ex-offender but help employers fill their skills gap.