Delivery & Customer Engagement Director to leave CITB

Carl Rhymer will be departing from his position as Delivery and Customer Engagement Director at CITB. ...

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CITB apprentice leads the way for Team UK

CITB?s 2016 apprentice of the year, Joshua Hunter, has been named in Team UK for the upcoming WorldSkills Finals in Abu Dhabi. ...

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?Taking part in SkillBuild was hard but it was an amazing experience?

SkillBuild, the competition which gives Britain?s best construction trainees the chance to test their skills against their peers, is underway....

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CITB to fund over a hundred new on-site training assessors

CITB has announced it will fund a new £600,000 programme to help hundreds of people to become qualified on-site training assessors. ...

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Thousands make a change for healthier, safer sites

60,000 people from across UK infrastructure will join forces today to help drive better health, safety and wellbeing in the sector....

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New skills are key to success of offsite construction

Offsite construction could revolutionise the construction industry and provide a solution to the UK housing shortage, a new CITB report has shown. ...

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Why construction is the career for me

Construction apprentice, Harry Pearce, 16, looks back on Open Doors 2017. ...

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Major new partnership to boost construction skills for heritage

CITB has joined forces with Historic Environment Scotland, Historic England and the Welsh Historic Environment Service (Cadw), in a landmark partnership....

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Jimmy Bullard kicks off Open Doors at Alexandra Palace

Open Doors was today launched by former painter and decorator Jimmy Bullard at the historic Alexandra Palace in London....

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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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