08 February 2017
More than 6,000 construction jobs will be up for grabs in the North East over the next five years despite a slowdown in growth, new figures from CITB predict.
26 January 2016
Figures from CITB today reveal that the North East’s total construction output has risen for the second consecutive year.
27 January 2015
The North East’s construction sector growth over the next five years could deliver over 3,500 new jobs a year.
04 December 2014
A new contract has been agreed to attract armed forces leavers into careers in construction.
11 August 2014
CITB is urging students in the North East to consider the benefits of apprenticeships in construction as a serious alternative to going to university.
07 July 2014
Young people are increasingly signing up for apprenticeship schemes, new data shows, in an effort to boost their career prospects.
09 April 2014
Following the publication of the Richard Review, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (DBIS) has launched a consultation to find out what industry thinks about its recommendations
28 January 2014
13,400 additional construction jobs are set to be created in the North East in the next five years, according to new research released today by CITB.
06 July 2013
• 21% of the North East’s construction workers will retire in the next 5-10 years creating a skills vacuum in the area
• Young people awaiting their GCSE and A Level results urged to investigate career opportunities in construction
25 June 2013
Seven students from New College Durham celebrate after triumphing in the regional heat of SkillBuild – the UK’s largest multi-trade competition. They may now have a chance to compete at a national level when the competition final takes place later this year.