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Growing a skilled nuclear workforce fit for the future

To mark the first anniversary since he joined the ECITB, Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) Chief Executive Andrew Hockey wrote a guest blog for the Nuclear Industry Association (NIA) about skills needs for the nuclear sector. The article came off the back of Andrew attending a Nuclear Parliamentary [...]

2024-05-14T16:59:06+01:00May 14th, 2024|CEO Insights, Net Zero, News, Nuclear|0 Comments

Employers urged to provide snapshot of industry as ECITB Workforce Census 2024 goes live

The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) has today launched its 2024 Workforce Census. ECITB Workforce Census 2024 Employers are urged to fill out a survey over the next month to help provide an up-to-date and detailed snapshot of the engineering construction industry (ECI) and its current workforce. [...]

2024-05-13T09:27:53+01:00May 13th, 2024|News|0 Comments

ECITB helping improve industrial relations through NAECI course

The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) is helping improve industrial relations on sites amid increased demand for training on the National Agreement for the Engineering Construction Industry (NAECI). The ECITB has facilitated cohorts from Teesside, Hampshire, Cumbria and Scotland to attend a NAECI Industrial Relations course delivered by [...]

2024-05-10T15:23:26+01:00May 10th, 2024|News|0 Comments

ECITB’s e-learning platform ‘transformative’ for smaller companies like A & L Mechanical

A specialist water engineering company in Scotland has spoken of the “transformative” affect the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board’s (ECITB) e-learning platform has on small businesses. A & L Mechanical, which has 53 employees, started using the Learning Experience Platform (LXP) at the start of the year after the [...]

2024-05-08T12:30:31+01:00May 8th, 2024|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Commitment to training workers at Hinkley Point C recognised with ECITB Gold Standard

The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) has recognised the commitment to the training and development of skilled workers for the biggest construction project in Europe at Hinkley Point C (HPC).  On his first visit to the nuclear power station site in Somerset, ECITB Chief Executive Andrew Hockey presented [...]

2024-05-01T13:22:04+01:00May 1st, 2024|Net Zero, News, Nuclear|0 Comments

Subsea7’s Robert Crofts named new Chair of ECITB’s Project Management Steering Group

Subsea7’s Robert Crofts has taken over the helm of the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board’s (ECITB) Project Management Steering Group (PMSG). He replaces Infinity Engineering Technical Director Mark Fotheringham, who has been a member of the group for five years, three as Chair and one as Vice-Chair. Robert, who [...]

2024-04-15T11:34:45+01:00April 15th, 2024|News, PMSG, Project Management|0 Comments

Transferring skills for the energy transition | Case study

“It’s a great opportunity to take the best of an established industry and apply it to a fast-growing sector,” says Harrison Waugh, a project manager who was formerly in oil and gas and now works in the offshore wind sector. On the back of a story about skills for [...]

2024-04-10T11:33:26+01:00April 10th, 2024|Net Zero, News, Oil & Gas, Renewables|0 Comments

Five tips for renewing your CCNSG Safety Passport

The CCNSG Safety Passport is the nationally recognised safety card for the UK engineering construction industry and is often a pre-requisite for workers to enter sites. Holding a Client Contractor National Safety Group (CCNSG) card assures workers remain current and up to date in their skills and knowledge to [...]

2024-04-10T08:08:34+01:00April 8th, 2024|CCNSG, News|0 Comments

Dave Boden-Hook appointed new Chair of the CCNSG Committee

Dave Boden-Hook, Head of Management Services for Wright Brothers Industrial Services and Managing Director of Wright Medics, has taken over the helm of the CCNSG* Committee that leads the direction of the preeminent Safety Passport programme. Dave replaces Mark Riley, Project Controls Lead in Emerging Energy for Phillips 66, [...]

2024-03-20T10:14:16+00:00March 20th, 2024|CCNSG, News|0 Comments

Work to decarbonise industrial clusters showcases ECITB strategy in action

Blog by Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) Chief Executive Andrew Hockey As we approach the halfway point of our three-year Leading Industry Learning Strategy 2023-25, it feels like a good time to take stock and revisit its objectives. Back in September 2022, we pledged more than £87m over [...]

2024-03-18T12:22:32+00:00March 18th, 2024|CEO Insights, Net Zero, News, Work Ready|0 Comments
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