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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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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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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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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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“A journey I will treasure”

Since training with Cyfle Building Skills award-winning apprentice and Construction Ambassador Lynsey Davies, 37, has had a colourful construction journey...

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“Apprentices are V&C’s future”

Barry Mason is Apprentice and Training Manager for V&C (SW) Limited, a family-run business, specialising in painting & decorating, dry lining & tiling. Barry began his career as a CITB apprentice and has enjoyed a variety of roles since...

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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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