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News 08 September 2021

CITB secures construction industry support for Levy Proposals

Construction employers have backed CITB’s Levy Proposals to support skills and training across England, Scotland and Wales, by way of the Consensus process.

Swansea Arena site to inspire city’s next generation of young people in construction

Swansea Arena hosted careers advisers from schools on Thursday (16 September) to show off the hundreds of different roles involved in construction.

UK’s top construction trainees named for ‘Skills Olympics’ finals

Top construction trainees from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have been named as competitors at CITB’s SkillBuild National Finals 2021.

CITB to host SkillBuild finals at National Construction College  

The UK’s top construction trainees will battle it out on 16-18 November at CITB’s SkillBuild National Finals.  

CITB to host SkillBuild finals at National Construction College  

The UK’s top construction trainees will battle it out on 16-18 November at CITB’s SkillBuild National Finals.  

CITB welcomes former apprentice as new Chief Executive

A new Chief Executive will start at CITB on 1 September, a former apprentice who brings a strong track record in skills, training and organisational development.

CLC and CITB announce new approach to supporting mental health in construction

Landmark new research from CITB has outlined the scale of the mental health challenge facing construction.

Apprentices to reap benefits as CITB and Skills Development Scotland join forces

Apprentices, employers and the wider construction industry look set to benefit from a partnership between CITB and Skills Development Scotland announced today (22 July).

Who benefits from the Construction Levy?

It’s a big question. Well, there is of course a clear focus on Levy payers, but if it were collected, with an aim of simply giving it back, there would be no point.

From care worker to specialised construction skills success

Three years after Lincolnshire care worker Jess Wells walked into a construction careers event, she’s now the first woman to have achieved a highly specialised construction qualification.

CITB appoints Chairs to Nation Councils and invites applications for member vacancies

CITB has announced the appointment of the Chairs of its Nation Councils for England, Scotland and Wales, and is calling for applicants to become Council members.