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Prized engineering course for school leavers continues despite pandemic restrictions

A leading industry-approved training course that prepares school leavers for careers in engineering construction will go ahead this year despite the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on hands-on learning. The Introduction to Engineering Construction (ITEC) Programme gives young people basic engineering skills, a recognised knowledge qualification and health and safety [...]

2020-07-13T17:19:58+01:00July 13th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Sponsored APM Registered Project Professional (RPP) Support Programme – Invitation for Applicants

Huge congratulations to the latest oil and gas project management professionals to successfully achieve the Association for Project Management Registered Project Professional (APM RPP) after completing an ECITB-sponsored support programme. Andy Foster, Subsea 7; Richard Thomas, Wood PLC; Brian Clark, Spirit Energy and Dave Andrews of Total E&P UK, are [...]

2020-05-14T10:28:07+01:00May 14th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Online training to support Cyber Awareness & Security

The ECITB continues to profile training providers offering online learning in vital skills during the COVID-19 crisis.  With social distancing restrictions having a severe impact on every aspect of our lives, the ECITB looks at online learning and webinars to help develop cyber awareness and security. Chris Claydon, ECITB Chief [...]

2020-05-11T11:27:50+01:00May 11th, 2020|News, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Shane learns new tricks to deliver online classroom for apprentices

“Going out of my comfort zone to teach apprentices online is turning out much better than I expected,” says Shane Forth who teaches apprentices for Northern Skills Group, the commercial training arm of Middlesbrough College. Shane, an ECITB approved assessor who has over 40 years project management and controls experience [...]

2020-05-06T15:09:59+01:00May 6th, 2020|Uncategorised|0 Comments

ECITB unveils new skills crisis package to support industry

New measures, with up to £6m made immediately available for this year, have been green-lighted today by the ECITB’s Board. The ECITB has announced a raft of new measures to help employers, training providers and learners through the Covid-19 crisis. The wide-ranging package will help employers retain skilled young [...]

2020-05-05T13:56:08+01:00May 5th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Don’t miss out on direct-funded ECITB training

The ECITB has listened to calls from employers to make training more accessible during the current lockdown period. As a temporary measure, we are now directly funding a range of training courses to support industry during the Covid-19 crisis. With cash flow a major concern for many companies at the [...]

2020-04-29T14:47:47+01:00April 29th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Online training to support soft skills

The ECITB has sought out providers who support online learning to allow vital skills training to continue during the COVID-19 crisis. With social distancing restrictions having a severe impact on every aspect of our lives, the ECITB has highlighted some online learning and webinars that are available to help support [...]

2020-04-29T12:14:24+01:00April 29th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Support for oil and gas engineers toward Chartered status

The ECITB and Oil and Gas Project Management Steering Group (OPMSG) are pleased to announce they will sponsor 15 candidates on the Registered Project Professional Programme (RPP) in 2020. The Association for Project Management (APM) RPP is the next step on the ladder of professional achievement for project managers, bringing [...]

2020-04-21T15:26:00+01:00April 21st, 2020|News, Oil & Gas|0 Comments

ECITB issues guidance to all employers, providers and centres

Chris Claydon - ECITB CEO In light of the emerging situation regarding the Covid-19 epidemic and the advice issued yesterday by the Prime Minister, here are the steps the ECITB is taking to maintain our services during this period. We continue to provide all ECITB business operations and [...]

2020-03-25T10:19:53+00:00March 17th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Subsea 7 Team Scoops Top Award in ACTIVE Cup Challenge

The ACTIVE Cup winning team from Subsea7. A team from Subsea 7 has scooped the top prize in the seventh annual oil and gas ACTIVE Cup Challenge. Winners Nicola Cowe, Paul Nicoll, Olav Vennemann, Robert Dicken, Neil Dunsmore and Jennifer Fulton – otherwise known as The Subsea 6 [...]

2020-03-16T09:48:05+00:00March 16th, 2020|News, Oil & Gas|0 Comments