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New ECITB structure to deliver new strategy

The ECITB has recently completed a restructuring exercise designed to optimise our resources to deliver the new 3 year business plan. The changes, which came into effect on 1st January, will ensure the ECITB continues to deliver value for money to industry by re-focussing our existing resources to deliver [...]

2020-09-24T16:03:22+01:00January 29th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Winners of the 27th ECITB Active Cup announced

Teams from Wood plc, ODE, KBR and Sellafield were the prize winners at the January ECITB ACTIVE Cup held at Cranfield University’s School of Management. They were among the 11 teams to take part in the high-pressure project management competition, where teams oversee a simulated construction project. Teams of five [...]

2020-01-28T13:19:54+00:00January 28th, 2020|News|0 Comments

ECITB announces £5m training boost for graduate engineers

A £5m programme to support leadership and management training for graduates embarking on engineering construction careers has been welcomed as a “huge step forward” by the industry. The ECITB has launched its new Graduate Development Grant programme in response to calls from employers and Government to ensure new graduates entering [...]

2020-03-13T12:24:49+00:00January 27th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Industry celebrates success of oil and gas scheme

The successes and achievements of a group of mentors and their mentees working in the oil and gas industry have been celebrated at an awards ceremony in Aberdeen. Fifteen project managers from a number of companies successfully completed the Oil and Gas Industry Project Management Mentoring Programme, which is co-ordinated [...]

2020-01-24T16:19:40+00:00January 24th, 2020|News|0 Comments

ECITB seeks new Board Members

The engineering construction industry is critical to the UK economy. With some £600 billion of infrastructure projects set to be delivered over the next decade, there has never been a more important or interesting time to join the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB), the Department for Education-sponsored skills training [...]

2019-12-11T15:16:53+00:00December 11th, 2019|News|0 Comments

ECITB bursary to back Nuclear careers

Are you looking to start or further your career in the Nuclear sector? Our Nuclear Bursary Award scheme is now open, so make sure you apply before 17 January. The bursary scheme, which is funded by the ECITB and the NDA and managed by NSAN, provides financial support to [...]

2019-12-05T09:30:12+00:00December 5th, 2019|News, Nuclear, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Lift off for UK’s first ECITB qualified industrial drone operator

Conal Ferguson, UAV Operator and Managing Director of Stornoway-based HebDrone, has become the first person to successfully complete the new ECITB-approved training standard for industrial drone operators.  Conal Ferguson (R) of HebDrone alongside trainer Ian Cameron (L) from Texo Compliance The Industrial Drone Operations Training Course was developed [...]

2019-11-06T08:24:27+00:00November 5th, 2019|News, Policy & Research, Sector, Uncategorised|0 Comments

PHOTOS: All the highlights from the ECI Training and Development Awards 2019

IMAGE GALLERY - all the highlights from this year's awards ceremony The brightest and best from the engineering construction industry were honoured at a prestigious awards ceremony on Thursday 31 October. The event held at the Montcalm Marble Arch, London, celebrated the achievements [...]

2019-12-02T12:12:36+00:00November 1st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Oil and gas project management conference to tackle the challenges of the future

Project management professionals from a range of sectors including the oil and gas and nuclear industries will take part in a one-day conference next week aimed at addressing the new challenges facing project managers in the current fast-changing economic landscape. A small number of free tickets are still available to [...]

2019-10-30T12:38:07+00:00October 28th, 2019|News, Oil & Gas|0 Comments

Industry backs extra investment in skills training

Engineering construction companies have backed an increase in the ECITB levy alongside a new skills plan to help steer industry through a critical time. The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB), the Government-sponsored skills body, asked all the companies that pay the industrial training levy to have their say on [...]

2019-10-23T16:33:02+01:00October 23rd, 2019|News, Policy & Research, Sector|0 Comments