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Construction needs breathing space on post-Brexit visas

According to our research report, Migration and Construction, only 3% of construction employers have the necessary experience in handling visa applications

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03 October 2019 00:30
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£12.7m in savings achieved by lean construction pilot

A CITB lean construction pilot has delivered £12.7m in savings across five partner companies, as well as developing a range of lean resources available free for industry.

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26 September 2019 11:00
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CSF case study: Scarborough Skills Village

By: Scarborough Skills Village: an innovative learning hub which provides new skills for people keen to enter the construction industry

CITB looks at Scarborough Skills Village in Yorkshire, an innovative learning hub which provides new skills for people keen to enter the construction industry.

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CITB Apprenticeship Awards 2019 finalists announced

The annual CITB Apprenticeship Awards are in November. Here are the 2019 finalists.

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23 September 2019 12:55
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Claim £500 new apprentice support grant

A support grant is being piloted by CITB for small businesses taking on apprenticeships to help with initial costs.

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11 September 2019 14:30
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From salon to site: Gina's journey

23-year-old Gina Gray had once dreamed of becoming a hairdresser but now tells her story on how she got into construction.

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Scaffolding training update

CITB has underscored its commitment to ensuring that the construction sector maintains access to a good supply of skilled scaffolders in the wake of the transfer of its training establishment to alternative training providers, as part of its reform programme, Vision 2020.

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10 September 2019 17:00
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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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Bricklayer Ifan is building for the future with bilingual apprenticeships

Bricklayer Ifan Williams is a role model and bilingual apprenticeship ambassador for the CITB in Wales after winning a series of gold, silver and bronze medals in competitions over the past three years.

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