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ECITB drone course helps make Sellafield inspections ‘safer and faster’

A team of drone operators from Sellafield has become the first cohort to complete the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board’s (ECITB) new Foundation Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) training course. The nuclear facility in Cumbria started using drones over five years ago to make inspections “safer and faster”, and since [...]

2023-11-15T14:20:03+00:00November 15th, 2023|News, Nuclear|0 Comments

Staying a step ahead to support the industry transition | CEO Blog

Blog by Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) Chief Executive Andrew Hockey As we look to support an industry in transition, I am mindful that the ECITB must be responsive and be one step ahead to ensure our services continue to meet the needs of our stakeholders. In our [...]

2023-11-14T09:34:22+00:00November 14th, 2023|News, Scholarship|0 Comments

Engineering Magazine showcases ECITB training in special edition

The October edition of Engineering Magazine featured a 36-page ECITB Training Special Edition. In the edition, there is an introduction to the role of the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) in ‘leading industry learning’, before featuring a wide range of different Approved Training Providers. The articles contained in [...]

2023-11-09T14:09:20+00:00November 9th, 2023|News|0 Comments

In the spotlight: The ten winners from the ECI Awards 2023

The ECI Training and Development Awards 2023 crowned ten winners at a prestigious ceremony at the Cutty Sark in London as the engineering construction industry came together to celebrate success stories from the past year. A press release about the event went out the day after, but in this [...]

ECI Training and Development Awards celebrate brightest and best at Cutty Sark

The engineering construction industry’s (ECI) brightest and best were celebrated at a prestigious awards ceremony last night at the Cutty Sark in London. The 11th ECI Training and Development Awards, organised by the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB), brought together industry leaders, influencers and policymakers, as well as [...]

Jamie White appointed Nuclear Skills Forum Chair

The ECITB Council has appointed Jamie White, Director of Strategic Partnerships at National College for Nuclear (NCfN) and Construction Skills Capability Lead at EDF, as Chair of the ECITB's new Nuclear Skills Forum. The forum, comprising representatives from engineering construction industry companies operating in the nuclear sector, will identify [...]

2023-10-27T09:28:21+01:00October 27th, 2023|News, Nuclear|0 Comments

Why leading union has backed the CCNSG Safety Passport from the start

One of the largest unions in the UK has praised the CCNSG Safety Passport for its pivotal role in creating a “behavioural and cultural step change” within the engineering construction industry around health and safety in the last 30 years. The CCNSG (Client Contractor National Safety Group) Safety Passport [...]

2023-10-25T11:59:08+01:00October 19th, 2023|CCNSG, News|0 Comments

I went from novice to flying over volcanoes thanks to new ECITB drone course

A college instructor loved the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board’s (ECITB) new drone course so much he went out and bought his own – and took it to Iceland to fly it over a volcano! Julian Hoile, who works for NPTC Group of Colleges in Wales, believes the use [...]

2023-10-18T10:56:19+01:00October 16th, 2023|News|0 Comments

ECITB’s support of the Armed Forces community recognised with Bronze Award

The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) has received the Bronze Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) in recognition of its support for the Armed Forces community. The ERS recognises commitment and support from UK employers for Defence personnel, with the bronze, silver and gold scheme awarded [...]

2023-10-18T10:56:48+01:00October 5th, 2023|News|0 Comments

Scotland’s net zero scholars share experiences with employers

A group of Aberdeen students met with employers including Global E&C, Stork and Ponticelli yesterday to share their experiences of the ECITB scholarship programme and explore employment pathways.   The latest cohort of Wind Turbine Technician scholars, who began their studies last month, joined an employer-panel event at North East [...]

2023-10-04T12:09:25+01:00October 4th, 2023|News, Renewables, Scholarship|0 Comments
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