Find out about the skill shortages by occupation, sector and location
Discover what skills are in demand and what lies ahead
Explore the skill shortages and gaps by occupation, sector and geographical area
This research was commissioned: to identify the key issues and trends which the UK construction sector may encounter in the medium (up to 2030) and long term (up to 2050); to assess their potential implications for industry employment, skills and training requirements; to identify opportunities for how CITB may best support future industry needs.
Labour market analysis reports (previously the Skills Needs Analysis reports and Skills Foresight Reports)
Providing analysis of the Construction Industry's skill requirements
Commissioned by the Construction Industry Council (CIC) via CITB' research team, this report looks at how the current recession was impacting on the UK professional services sector
Find out about the UK's training provision for the UK Construction Industry
This report (formerly the Trainee Numbers Survey) measures the number of people entering construction training and provides facts about the industry
Find out about the qualifications levels in the UK Construction Sector, as well as the extent of occupational and geographic mobility
The survey provides information on the numbers of people employed in both manual and non-manual occupations in the construction industry
Improve your understanding of the nuclear new build (NNB) programme and what it might mean for the UK's future training requirements
CITB's Build to Last Programme is about ensuring that the UK is building a sustainable future
This report examines the work readiness of entrants to the UK construction sector who have work-related qualifications
This research examines the management and supervisory workforce, qualification levels, training, skills gaps and priority areas for skill development
A report looking at the future skills across the construction sector, taking a high level overview of where the industry expects to be in the short term (1-3yrs) medium term (3-5yrs) and long term (5-10yrs), and the resulting generic skills and training needs.
This report provides the basis for suggesting areas where employers and managers can make interventions to improve communicating safe and healthy working practice with migrant workers
Labour market information and intelligence, investigating key issues such as skills levels, gaps and needs, recruitment, training and future growth
A programme of research to investigate career progression in the construction sector and, in particular, the relationship between progression and education, training, and qualifications in the industry was undertaken.
This report describes work undertaken by Whole Life Consultants Ltd (WLC Ltd) on behalf of CITB to identify the trends in productivity, what their causes might be, and what action needs to be taken if productivity is to be improved.
Research to inform Transformational Change
This report summarises the findings of a survey of 2,000 Scottish Construction Employers
An assessment report of UK building professionals, their training, knowledge and skills needs in relation to traditional buildings and structures
Interviews with 880 employers, workers and recruitment companies on the effect of Employment Status on Investment in Training.
Provides a comprehensive assessment of the UK construction industry, its performance and its skills needs for the future
This report is a reflection of the construction sector's opinion on innovation through literature review and consultation
Find out about the future of the industry and the skills and changes needed to take it forward
This report sets out the findings of the study and shows the influence of skills on performance