A wide range of training and research reports about the construction industry are available to download in full below
Click on the following links to download the relevant report in full
(single reports only - where there are multiple versions of a report these appear as links in the left hand column) :
- Nuclear New Build Employment Scenarios (PDF, 2.6 MB)
This report was commissioned as a result of the need to gain a better understanding of the construction workforce requirements for the proposed nuclear new build (NNB) programme, and its possible implications for future training requirements.
- A Picture of UK Training Provision for the UK Construction Industry - see Qualification Achievements in Construction.
- Build to last (PDF, 292 KB)
The CITB Build to Last Programme is about ensuring that the UK is building a sustainable future.
- Effect of Employment Status on Investment in Training 2003 (PDF, 390 KB)
Interviews with 880 employers, workers and recruitment companies on the effect of Employment Status on Investment in Training
- Evaluation of Work Readiness (PDF, 1.5 MB)
This report examines the work readiness of entrants to the UK construction sector who have work-related qualifications.
- Employment by Occupation in the Construction Industry (PDF, 1.95 MB)
The survey set out to provide information on the numbers of people employed by occupation in the construction industry, including both manual and non-manual occupations at a more detailed level than the Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) codes.
- Innovation, Skills and Productivity 2002/2003 (PDF, 1.1 MB)
This report is a reflection of the construction sector's opinion on innovation through literature review and consultation
- Management and Supervisory Skills (PDF, 832 KB)
This research examines the management and supervisory workforce, qualification levels, training, skills gaps and priority areas for skill development.
- Managing Profitable Construction - The Skills Profile 2000 (PDF, 278 KB)
This report sets out the findings of the study and shows the influence of skills on performance.
- Market Assessment 2003 (PDF, 151 KB)
Provides a comprehensive assessment of the UK construction industry, its performance and its skills needs for the future.
- Migrant Construction Workers and Health and Safety Communication (PDF, 103 MB)
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.
- Scottish Construction Skills Survey (PDF, 286 KB)
This report summarises the findings of a survey of 2,000 Scottish Construction Employers.
- Sector Skills Assessments - Construction
The Sector Skills Assessments (previously the Skills Needs Analysis reports and Skills Foresight Reports) provide partners with labour market analysis.
- Skills & Training in the Construction Industry
Provides information and identifies existence of skill shortages/gaps by occupation, sector and geographical area.
- Skills Foresight Report
The reports provide the core analysis of the Construction Industry’s skill requirements
- Skills Foresight Workshop Report 2001 (PDF, 176 KB)
This report sets out their views of the future of the industry, and the skills and changes needed to take it forward.
- Skills Needs of Specialists in Construction
- The aim of this work was to produce labour market information and intelligence relating to the pre-defined “specialist construction sector” by establishing the profile of the sector (i.e. its demographics and workforce characteristics) and investigating key issues such as skills levels, gaps and needs, recruitment, training and future growth.
- Skills Provision for the Construction Sector in Wales (PDF, 1.7 MB)
Skills Provision for the Construction Sector in Wales – Research to inform Transformational Change. An Executive Summary (PDF, 377 KB) is also available to download
- The Impact of the Recession on Construction Professional Services
This report was commissioned by the Construction Industry Council (CIC) via CITB’ research team to look at understanding how the current recession was impacting on the UK professional services sector.
- Training and the Built Environment
This report (formerly the Trainee Numbers Survey) measures the number of people entering construction training and provides facts about the industry.
- UK Built Heritage Sector Professionals 2008: Current Skills Future Training (PDF, 4.2 MB)
This report provides a separate assessment of the needs of UK building professionals. It establishes their training, knowledge and skills needs in relation to traditional buildings and structures. An Executive Summary (PDF, 1.8 MB) is also available to download.
- Understanding Future Change in Construction (PDF, 3.4 MB)
The aim of the research was to provide an evidence base on future skills across the construction sector. It takes 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.