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News 11 February 2020

HS2 go-ahead is major boost to construction skills demand

Jobs set to peak in 2022 at 30,000 to build the new high speed line, says construction training body

CITB signs heads of terms with West Suffolk College over NCC in Norfolk

CITB confirms that it is to sign a heads of terms agreement with West Suffolk College over the sale of the National Construction College (NCC) at Bircham Newton.

CITB comment on Home Office migration plan

CITB Strategy and Policy Director Steve Radley, said: “CITB cautiously welcomes lowering the salary threshold for skilled migrants, increasing the number of construction occupations eligible to wor...

National Apprenticeship Week 2020: Hear from employers 

For National Apprenticeship Week 2020, we hear from the employers at the forefront of apprenticeship delivery.

The UK Government has issued its annual priorities letter to CITB

The annual priorities letter from the UK Government to CITB can be read here.

Interim response to challenges from Hudson Contract

In light of recent challenges from Hudson Contract, CITB have released an interim statement.

Migration Advisory Committee has listened to construction industry, says CITB

CITB welcomes the recommendations in the Migration Advisory Committee report: A Points-Based System and Salary Thresholds for Immigration. Read our response.

Holly Price: Becoming a CITB Trustee

CITB is seeking two new Board Trustees. Here, Holly Price, Keltbray Training and Development Director, discusses her experience as a trustee.

The HoloLens: Transforming construction

Digital tech company, PAULEY, discusses how CITB's Flexible Fund has helped in transforming tunneling training through immersive learning.

Call for applications – plant operators training commission

Hundreds of plant operatives and assessors are to be trained up as part of a new three-year initiative from CITB.

Two new vacancies on CITB Scotland’s Nation Council

Senior members of the construction industry are being invited to apply to join the Scotland Nation Council for the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB).

Anglesey schoolgirls learn construction’s technical side

Girls get an enjoyable insight into the construction industry’s huge array of career opportunities on Read Construction’s Ysgol Y Garnedd site in Bangor.

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