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CITB announces sale of plant competence scheme

THE Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has agreed to sell its plant competence scheme to awarding organisation NOCN Group. The move is part of CITB’s...

CITB research reveals “unprecedented” analysis of Scottish skills needs

CITB has unveiled a new report which provides "unprecedented" level of detail about the regional requirements of the Scottish construction industry. The "first-of-its-kind" skills analysis gives...

Streamlined CITB seeks new head office as part of reform plans

THE CITB has announced it is on the lookout for a new head office in Peterborough following calls from the construction sector for radical reform...

New stats show construction leads the way in Modern Apprenticeships

NEW figures from Skills Development Scotland (SDS) show that construction was the biggest contributor to the nation’s Modern Apprentice (MA) programme in 2017/18. The number...

CITB urges Scottish construction figures to help shape sector’s future

THE Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) in Scotland is urging key figures in the industry to apply to join its new Nation Council and...

CITB to reduce workforce by more than 50% as new business plan aims to...

THE Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has released its three-year business plan, which it claims will make a "radical difference" to the organisation. The changes...

Industry stakeholders urged to consider CITB board role

THE Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has called for “influential” industry figures to apply to become a trustee of its board and help shape...

Construction apprentice numbers rise again in Scotland

NEW research has shown that recruitment of Scottish construction apprentices has grown for the seventh year in a row. Figures released by the Construction Industry Training...

Thousands of workers needed to satisfy industry demand

MORE than 10,000 new workers will be required in the Scottish construction sector over the next five years to meet demand, new research has...

CITB calls on employers to take on ex-Carillion apprentices

THE Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has called on construction employers to ‘rally round’ and take on apprentices of fallen construction giant Carillion. The CITB...

CITB sets out six-point ‘Agenda for Change’

THE Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has announced a six-point Agenda for Change in the wake of calls for reform from the industry and...

Employers back CITB levy proposals

FOUR out of five of Scotland’s construction businesses have backed the Construction industry Training Board’s (CITB) levy proposals following the end of the organisation’s triennial Consensus...

Scots youngsters urged to consider careers in construction

A new campaign has been launched to encourage youngsters to consider a career in the Scottish construction sector and fill the void left by...

Employer views sought over 2018 Levy proposal

THE Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has launched what the organisation described as its biggest ever consultation over the 2018 Levy proposal. Thousands of employers of...

CITB chief to stand down at end of year

ADRIAN Belton is leaving his role as chief executive of CITB at the end of the year, the organisation has announced. Sarah Beale, currently chief...

CITB starts recruitment process for new director role

THE Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has started recruiting for a new Industry Relations Director to boost sector engagement at a time of “critical change”. The new role...

Steven Reid named Scotland’s top apprentice

CONSTRUCTION apprentice Steven Reid has scooped the coveted ‘Apprentice of the Year’ award at the National Construction College (NCC) Scotland Apprenticeship Awards ceremony. Steven, from Munlochy,...