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News 09 June 2021

Britain builds back: Construction will need 216,800 new workers by 2025 to meet demand

Construction has bounced back quicker than expected from the Covid-19 pandemic and the industry will reach 2019 levels of output in 2022. By 2025, the industry will need to recruit an additional 217,000 new workers just to meet demand. That’s the forecast of the Construction Skills Network (CSN) 2021-25, published by CITB today.

Net Zero Strategy: what it means for construction employers

The UK Government has published its Net Zero Strategy: Build Back Greener in advance of the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow.

Practical support for employers and apprentices amid a pandemic – CITB accounts 2020-21

CITB halved Levy bills, developed COVID-19 site training and moved more tuition online to help industry through the pandemic, the organisation’s 2020-21 Annual Report and Accounts reveal.

Bouncing back: Medway residents set for new construction careers

A celebration took place on Thursday (14 October) to mark formerly unemployed Medway residents completing a programme to enter the booming construction industry.

Construction – a sector with a real heart and soul

I can’t believe after nearly 17 challenging but immensely rewarding years at CITB, I will be stepping down as CEO.

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 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.

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.