CITB Apprenticeships overhauls teaching methods to boost completion rates

CITB Apprenticeships is radically changing the way it teaches maths and English across Great Britain to reduce the number of apprentices who either drop out or fail their courses....

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Careers in construction: Borders brings on jobs for the girls

Young women in the borders gained an exciting insight into a potential career in construction at a major CITB event as part of Scottish Apprenticeship Week....

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Record numbers starting construction apprenticeships

Construction apprenticeship starts are at a record high, according to figures released by the CITB during National Apprenticeship Week...

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CITB?s 3D construction app wins UK Career Development Award

A 3D career construction app has won the UK Career Development Award for Best Use of Technology in Career Development. ...

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3D app helps young people see career reality

Young people are getting an insight into what it?s like to get a career in construction thanks to a new app....

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Construction can offer women a brilliant career

Sarah Lockhart, Trainee Estimator with Kier Construction, explains how and why she entered the sector - and the opportunities that construction offers women....

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The 14 best things about a construction apprenticeship

The 10th National Apprenticeship Week kicks off today, bringing together employers and learners from across England and celebrating apprenticeships and all that they can offer. At CITB we love constru...

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Scottish construction apprentice numbers at six year high

Recruitment of Scottish construction apprentices has grown every year since 2011, new figures from CITB reveal....

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Give construction a try

As part of National Apprenticeship Week 2017, a careers event is taking place on Wednesday 8th March at Leeds Rhinos Headingley Stadium....

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Seven jailed following three CITB fraud investigations

?People working illegally or without the necessary qualifications poses a huge risk to the construction industry."...

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CITB launches biggest-ever Levy consultation

CITB is embarking on the biggest consultation the organisation has ever undertaken, with all in-scope employers being asked to give their views on the Levy proposal for 2018....

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South West to lead England?s construction growth

South West construction is set to grow at the fastest rate in England, according to new figures from CITB....

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CITB forecast: Infrastructure sets West Midlands on road to construction jobs and growth

A West Midlands infrastructure boom is set to keep the region?s construction output growing over the next five years....

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Double the number of new construction roles available as industry booms despite Brexit

Twenty thousand new construction workers will be needed in the South East over the next five years, according to new figures from CITB....

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CITB forecast: Jobs and growth for East of England despite Brexit

Almost 20,000 new construction jobs will be up for grabs in the East of England over the next five years, new figures from the CITB reveal....

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CITB London forecast: Infrastructure boom to keep capital?s construction sector flying high

Infrastructure work in the capital is set to grow by 54% in the next three years, according to a new CITB forecast out today....

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Wales continues to top UK construction growth

Welsh construction is set to grow almost four times faster than the UK average, according to the latest forecast by CITB....

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Scottish construction forecast: Growth for most sectors, but infrastructure down

Scotland?s construction industry is set for growth in most sectors over the next five years, according to the latest forecast from CITB....

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CITB forecast: construction set for growth, if major infrastructure projects stay on track

Construction is set for growth over the next five years ? but delays to infrastructure projects could put this at risk, warns a new CITB forecast out today. ...

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Over 25,000 new construction jobs to open up in the North West despite Brexit

Construction in the North West is booming in the face of Brexit with 25,000 new jobs expected over the next five years, according to a CITB forecast out today. ...

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