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It was today announced that the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) will lose its Director of Policy and Strategic Planning Steve Radley in March 2022.
The National Federation of Builders (NFB) has outlined proposals to restructure the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), as it recommends sweeping changes.
Construction employers have backed CITB’s levy proposals to support skills and training across England, Scotland and Wales, through a consensus process.
SkillBuild will see more than 50 finalists from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland compete in their specialist skills.
Tim Balcon, the new chief executive of CITB, is a former apprentice who brings a strong track record in skills, training and organisational development.
A consistent approach to supporting construction workers’ mental health is the goal of a new initiative led by the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) and CITB.
CITB has appointed the chairs of its Nation Councils for England, Scotland and Wales, as it calls for applicants to become council members.
Jackie Ducker has been appointed as CITB’s new customer and product director to replace Braden Connolly.
The construction industry has bounced back from the Covid-19 pandemic and should reach 2019 levels of output in 2022, but by 2025, the industry will need to recruit an additional 217,000 new workers just to meet demand.
The CITB’s England Plan aims to help employers with their immediate skills needs, offer clear information to attract new recruits, and tackle long-term challenges.
CITB’s 2021/22 business plan, published today (Tuesday 30 March), looks at employers’ core skills and training needs and tackling long-term people and skills challenges underpin.
CITB has decided to keep the National Construction Colleges at Bircham Newton, Norfolk and Inchinnan, Glasgow, whilst sale discussions continue for Erith.
The meet the governments net zero goals by 2050, the construction industry will need 350,000 new roles by 2028, according to CITB.
Today (3 March) marks the arrival of Budget 2021, as chancellor Rishi Sunak vows to boost investment in infrastructure and inject £126m of new funding for 40,000 traineeships to build back better, greener and more efficiently post-Covid.
CITB has pledged to keep its rates at pre-Covid levels, as it prepares to launch a six-week consultation into how CITB raises its Levy.
The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has begun its hunt for a new chief executive.
HS2 Ltd, Highways England, Network Rail and Transport for London have joined forces to encourage SMEs to register for free training courses, designed to improve their prospects of meeting equality, diversity and inclusion.
While there are challenges ahead for the sector which is set to grow by a quarter of million workers in the next four years, the construction industry will provide more opportunities for British workers, as the number of migrant workers falls, CITB’s annual Migration Survey showed.
CITB has expanded its apprenticeship support service throughout 2021 to benefit all levy-registered construction employers.
Walsall College will purchase CITB’s National Construction College (NCC) facility based at King’s Norton, Birmingham, on 30 November.
CITB’s chief executive Sarah Beale has handed in her resignation and will be leaving the organisation in September 2021.
The CITB has called for help to crack down on fraud in construction testing, as unknown facilitators cash in on a surge in demand.
Government investment is needed to support skills in the coming year to prevent a generation of talent being lost and boost construction employment, says CITB.
CITB has pledged to give 19,000 people construction site experience and allocate a further £110m, on top of grant support, to support learners and employers as part of its ‘Strategic Plan’.
A new study has revealed that the Covid-19 pandemic has caused more than half of Scottish construction employers to rethink hiring apprentices.
The CITB is extending its support to help find a new employer for any displaced apprentice as part of a raft of measures to keep skills within the industry.