07 March 2018
Recruitment of Scottish construction apprentices has grown for the seventh consecutive year, new figures from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) reveal.
05 February 2018
09 October 2017
The Construction industry Training Board (CITB)’s proposed levy rate has been backed by four out of five of Scotland’s construction employers – alongside calls for reform.
11 September 2017
A dozen construction apprentices representing colleges throughout Scotland have secured their place at the SkillBuild 2017 UK final.
10 August 2017
CITB has launched a campaign to get young people to join the construction industry – as new stats show 20% of the sector’s workforce is set to retire in the next decade.
19 June 2017
As a result of a wide and detailed consultation with employers and educators in Scotland, CITB has ensured a set of nine, new, craft Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQ) will be ready for the new intake of Apprentices in August and that the SVQs now formally incorporate the highly valued Skills Test.
16 June 2017
The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) in Scotland has confirmed it will cut the levy it collects from employers from 0.5% to 0.35% of the total equivalent tax deducted from employees (PAYE) in 2018-20.
09 June 2017
Stirling secondary school pupils interested in a career in construction are being urged to sign up for an exciting new 4-day summer school which launches in their historic home town next month.
29 May 2017
Former landscape gardener Darren Nicol, 42, is no stranger to a hard day’s – or night’s – work.
17 May 2017
Painting and decorating apprentice Emma Louise MacKenzie knows what it takes to turn an old piece of furniture into something new and beautiful, using just a few clever paint and wallpaper tricks.