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Green skills needed for all construction jobs

Globally, progress on climate action has not been anywhere near fast enough. The coronavirus pandemic led to a historic drop in global emissions last year, but it will be a glaring anomaly unless big changes are made.

CITB calls on industry to shape Plant standards and support for the future

Employers are being asked to get involved in a review of Plant Short Duration Training Standards and Grant support. The review is being carried out by CITB with the aim of simplifying access to plant grants for employers whilst maintaining high standards of training and testing in this safety critical area.

Budget and Spending Review statement 27/10/21

CITB's Policy Director Steve Radley responds to the Budget and Spending Review statement 2021.

Planning for the future: how investing in leadership training can transform a company

Good leadership is an essential component to running any business, which is why CITB provides funding, support and advice to all companies looking to invest in the future. Find out more about the Management Development Fund here.

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.

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.