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Press Release 14 February 2017

CITB launches biggest-ever Levy consultation

CITB is embarking on the biggest consultation the organisation has ever undertaken, with all in-scope employers being asked to give their views on the Levy proposal for 2018.

CITB to fund over a hundred new on-site training assessors

CITB has announced it will fund a new £600,000 programme to help hundreds of people to become qualified on-site training assessors.

New skills are key to success of offsite construction

Offsite construction could revolutionise the construction industry and provide a solution to the UK housing shortage, a new CITB report has shown.

Thousands make a change for healthier, safer sites

60,000 people from across UK infrastructure will join forces today to help drive better health, safety and wellbeing in the sector.

Why construction is the career for me

Construction apprentice, Harry Pearce, 16, looks back on Open Doors 2017.

Major new partnership to boost construction skills for heritage

CITB has joined forces with Historic Environment Scotland, Historic England and the Welsh Historic Environment Service (Cadw), in a landmark partnership.

Jimmy Bullard kicks off Open Doors at Alexandra Palace

Open Doors was today launched by former painter and decorator Jimmy Bullard at the historic Alexandra Palace in London.

CITB Apprenticeships overhauls teaching methods to boost completion rates

CITB Apprenticeships is radically changing the way it teaches maths and English across Great Britain to reduce the number of apprentices who either drop out or fail their courses.

Record numbers starting construction apprenticeships

Construction apprenticeship starts are at a record high, according to figures released by the CITB during National Apprenticeship Week

The 14 best things about a construction apprenticeship

The 10th National Apprenticeship Week kicks off today, bringing together employers and learners from across England and celebrating apprenticeships and all that they can offer. At CITB we love...

Seven jailed following three CITB fraud investigations

“People working illegally or without the necessary qualifications poses a huge risk to the construction industry."

CITB forecast: construction set for growth, if major infrastructure projects stay on track

Construction is set for growth over the next five years – but delays to infrastructure projects could put this at risk, warns a new CITB forecast out today.

New plans announced to boost confidence in energy efficiency market

Richard Bayliss, Sustainability and Innovation Strategy Lead at CITB, outlines changes to the energy efficiency retrofit market.

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