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News 15 March 2021

Net Zero: 350,000 new construction roles to be created by 2028

To ensure the UK government’s commitment to achieving Net Zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 is on track, the construction industry will require the equivalent of 350,000 new roles to be created by 2028.

Nation Council Chair vacancies: Help shape the future of construction skills

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has Nation Council Chair vacancies for England and Scotland.

Carillion, COVID-19 and site carpentry: an apprentice's progress

Neither COVID-19 lockdowns nor the collapse of Carillion have stopped Level 3 site carpentry apprentice Cezary Poniatowski from succeeding in his construction career.

CITB Vision 2020 programme update

CITB is to retain the National Construction Colleges at Bircham Newton, Norfolk and Inchinnan, Glasgow, whilst sale discussions with a training provider will continue for Erith.

”I would encourage any girls out there to consider construction as a worthwhile career”

To celebrate International Women’s Day, CITB Apprenticeships Officer Barbara Hastie, 45, explains why this is a great time for women to enter the construction industry.

How one employer is training future female leaders

Dawn Hillier, Head of Standards and Qualifications Strategy at CITB, takes a closer look at the efforts being made to support female progression.

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