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ECITB adds safety module to leadership course to give supervisors the edge

The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) has added a safety module to its supervisor training programme that has remained among its most popular courses for more than 15 years. The Giving Supervisors the Edge training programme is part of the ECITB’s offering of supervisor and leadership courses, which [...]

2024-03-19T17:07:15+00:00March 14th, 2024|Leadership, News|0 Comments

Extra funding for providers delivering welding apprenticeships

The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) has welcomed a funding boost for 13 ‘growth sector’ apprenticeships in England. The Treasury has published further details about the two-year, £50 million apprenticeship pilot, which was first announced by the Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, in the 2023 Autumn Statement. Thirteen apprenticeship standards [...]

2024-04-03T10:57:21+01:00March 12th, 2024|Apprenticeships, News|0 Comments

ECITB helping unemployed across UK become ‘Work Ready’ for jobs in industry

Almost 50 people, including many who have been long-term unemployed, have taken the first steps to securing a job in the engineering construction industry after beginning Trainee Maintenance Operative (TMO) Work Ready Programmes. Three cohorts started in the last two weeks in Hampshire, Pembrokeshire and Teesside and will gain [...]

2024-03-15T08:53:31+00:00March 11th, 2024|News, Work Ready|0 Comments

Worley triumphs at Carnoustie in second ACTIVE Cup project management event of 2024

Worley was crowned champions of the 48th ECITB ACTIVE Cup as ten teams from companies in the engineering construction industry competed at Carnoustie Golf Hotel near Dundee in Scotland. Now in its 30th year, the event was the second ACTIVE Cup project management competition of the year, after a [...]

2024-03-11T11:31:21+00:00March 7th, 2024|News, Project Management|0 Comments

ECITB facilitates NAECI course to ‘help maintain good industrial relations’ within Sellafield supply chain

The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) facilitated a cohort of 15 learners from across Sellafield’s supply chain companies to attend its NAECI Industrial Relations course. The NAECI course was delivered by Don Atkinson of ACTTNow Training and took place at St Bees Management Centre in Cumbria. The National [...]

2024-03-05T15:42:17+00:00March 5th, 2024|News, Nuclear|0 Comments

Partnership to support professionals to return to ocean industry roles and improve diversity

The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) and Global Underwater Hub have come together with STEM Returners to launch a new partnership to drive equality and diversity across the underwater industry. A sector-wide STEM Returners programme will be delivered across multiple organisations within Global Underwater Hub’s membership network and [...]

2024-03-04T10:46:06+00:00March 4th, 2024|Diversity and Inclusion, News|0 Comments

Performance and intelligence focus at ECITB National Forum

More than 110 people from 70 different organisations attended the annual Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) National Forum yesterday. At the event senior leaders from the industry-led skills body shared the ECITB’s plans for this year and performance highlights from 2023 with employers, training providers and other stakeholders. [...]

2024-02-22T12:15:56+00:00February 22nd, 2024|CEO Insights, News, Policy & Research|0 Comments

New ECITB study reveals trends on career motivations in engineering construction

The engineering construction industry (ECI) is at risk of failing to deliver the 40,000 extra skilled workers needed by 2028 unless it better understands what motivates new entrants, according to a report out today. The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board’s (ECITB) career motivations study Inspiring Directions shows the industry [...]

Developing management skills in preparation for increase in project activity

As part of its Leading Industry Learning Strategy 2023-25, the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) is supporting employers to prepare for a projected boom* in project activity in a number of ways. Developing management skills will be key. As well as its industry-leading range of courses and qualifications [...]

2024-02-19T10:42:55+00:00February 19th, 2024|News, Project Management|0 Comments

Work Ready Programme supports unemployed into jobs within engineering construction in Cumbria

A group of 12 people from Cumbria, including those who have been long-term unemployed, have taken the first steps to securing a job in the engineering construction industry as they began a Trainee Maintenance Operative Work Ready Programme. The cohort, aged 19+, will gain recognised skills and accredited qualifications [...]

2024-03-11T16:05:16+00:00February 13th, 2024|News, Work Ready|0 Comments
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