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Consultation on 1,000 construction training standards

CITB is embarking on its biggest ever consultation, with industry views sought from across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland (via CITBNI).

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09 September 2019 15:30
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Skills Olympics takes Team UK to Russia

Team UK returned from the 'Skills Olympics' placing 12th out of 63 countries and took home 15 Medallions of Excellence.

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£10m boost from CITB to get people of diverse backgrounds into construction

CITB will target more than 11,800 people to attract them into construction careers. Just 16% of construction employees are female, and 7% BAME, partly because construction firms rely on traditional recruitment methods.

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05 August 2019 10:30
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Scaffolders reach new heights with CITB Funding

ASC Edinburgh Ltd accessed CITB's Skills and Training Fund which enabled them to inspire young people into construction and move towards ATO status.

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Scottish construction to receive £5.4m to attract, train and retain new talent

The Scottish construction sector is set to receive a £5.4m injection of support for training and retraining more skilled workers to help the industry face the skills challenges of the future.

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11 July 2019 16:30
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Training up 160 more on-site assessors to qualify the next generation

CITB is tackling an industry shortage by training 160 more on-site NVQ and SVQ assessors and opening up four new assessment centres.

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03 July 2019 11:30
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Offsite construction to go mainstream with £1.2m CITB investment

Offsite construction is going mainstream with the biggest expansion in teaching materials so far.

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17 June 2019 16:00
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Rugby star Kyran Bracken at launch of UK-wide SkillBuild 2019 competition in Glasgow

Rugby World Cup winner Kyran Bracken has teamed up with the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) to kick off this year’s UK-wide SkillBuild competition in Glasgow, and attract more people into construction and help tackle the industry’s skills shortage.

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30 April 2019 09:30
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Scottish Highland emergency services team up with construction to keep workers safe on roads

Around 120 apprentices and staff in the construction industry attended crucial road safety training in Inverness this week to help protect them from dangerous road accidents on their daily commute to work.

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21 March 2019 09:00
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Major CITB funding boost to retain more apprentices in Scottish construction

Employers and apprentices in the Scottish construction industry welcomed news today that the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) will increase its annual attendance grant funding to £2,500 for each apprentice in training.

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08 March 2019 11:00
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