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Engineering a winning workforce for the nuclear sector

A new training initiative for nuclear employers to help increase workforce diversity and create more inclusive workplaces is now open to engineering construction employers. Delivered by training organisation EqualEngineers, the ECITB-funded course – Engineering a Winning Workforce: Engaging the Majority – aims to help address industry skills gaps, improve [...]

2020-01-23T11:45:40+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

ECITB commits £90m to support the future of industry training

The ECITB has unveiled a new £90 million skills investment plan to meet the current and future skills needs of the engineering construction industry. The business plan sets out the ECITB’s priorities for the next three years. The new 3-year business plan published today by the Government-sponsored [...]

2020-01-22T16:58:42+00:00January 22nd, 2020|News|0 Comments

New Oil and Gas Industry Council launched to support competency drive among the supply chain workforce

Leaders of major engineering companies within the oil and gas sector have joined forces to improve competency assurance across the supply chain community. Members of the new Industry Council sign the charter in support of Connected Competence.BACK (L to R): Keith Scott, Petrofac; Shaun Dewar, Petrofac; Shaun Poll, Worley; [...]

2019-12-02T12:12:14+00:00October 30th, 2019|News, Oil & Gas, Policy & Research|0 Comments

Record number of oil and gas professionals start “rewarding and worthwhile” project management course

An ECITB-backed project management course for professionals in the oil and gas sector has launched in Aberdeen for the fourth consecutive year, with its highest number of participants to date. Fifteen individuals from Bilfinger, CNOOC, Enpro Subsea, Muelhan, Oceaneering, OGA, Repsol Sinopec, Salamis, Subsea7, TechnipFMC, Total and Wood will take [...]

2019-08-08T16:59:29+01:00July 30th, 2019|News, Oil & Gas, Uncategorised|0 Comments

ECITB welcomes new apprenticeships for welders

The ECITB welcomes the launch of two new welding apprenticeship standards in England, which were approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) this week.  The new standards - Pipe Welder and Plate Welder - will train apprentices to meet the growing demand for specialist welding skills [...]

2019-07-29T10:56:20+01:00July 26th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Winners of the 26th ACTIVE Cup revealed

A project management team from Lorien Engineering has celebrated lifting the ECITB ACTIVE Cup after emerging victorious from a highly competitive field. Lorien were one of six teams to take part in the high-pressure project management competition, where teams oversee a simulated construction project. This year’s scenario saw teams of [...]

2019-09-04T11:52:11+01:00July 2nd, 2019|News|0 Comments

ECITB annual report and accounts for 2018 published

The ECITB has published its annual report and accounts today (Tuesday 18 June 2019). The report sets out the achievements and financial position of the training board in 2018. It reveals that the ECITB has successfully carried out a number of major reforms, including the appointment of a [...]

2019-08-08T17:04:45+01:00June 18th, 2019|News, Uncategorised|0 Comments

ECI resource library now available to all

A wealth of information about the engineering construction industry is now available online – thanks to our partners at the European Construction Institute (ECI) The ECI, which shares research, reports and guidance among its members, has made its library available to non-members. Resources include the highly regarded ACTIVE Principles and [...]

2019-09-05T17:04:12+01:00June 14th, 2019|News, Policy & Research|0 Comments