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Rethinking Recruitment
This comprehensive study on new approaches to recruitment in the construction industry, highlights the opportunities for industry to increase the number and diversity of the individuals it recruits. A...
Skills and Training in the Construction Industry 2021
CITB commissioned its seventh skills and training survey in 2021 to determine skill needs and training practices for the construction industry. It looked at both self-employed individuals and employer...
Building Skills for Net Zero
The UK, Welsh and Scottish governments have underpinned climate change commitments with a legally-binding target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050. This presents a huge opportuni...
Best practice review: employment pathways into the construction industry for underrepresented groups
CITB commissioned this rapid evidence assessment as part of the Pathways into Construction Commission, which aims to connect employers with people who do not traditionally enter construction.
Mental health and wellbeing research
RSM UK Consulting LPP was appointed by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) to conduct research on mental health and wellbeing initiatives and programmes currently in place within the const...
Survey of levy and grant support 2021
The survey of non-represented employers showed support for the 2022-2025 Levy Proposals. When asked about the importance of the Levy, grant, and funding system in encouraging training across the cons...
Net zero and construction – perspective and pathways
This new paper examines the skills and training needed to deliver the retrofit work under the Construction Leadership Council’s (CLC) proposed National Retrofit Strategy and summarises existing resear...
Migration and UK Construction 2021
The end of EU freedom of movement and the introduction of a new Points Based Immigration System was always going to be a challenge for the construction industry. CITB’s 5th study on Migration in the U...
Migration in the UK construction and built environment sector
The construction industry will face skills shortages in some key areas if employers can’t access migrant workers through the new Points Based Immigration System (PBIS), established in the wake of the ...
Learning to earning: Increasing FE learners into Construction
We have carried out this research to better understand the barriers to FE learners joining the construction industry and to outline potential solutions. Through this research we present new evidence ...