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ECITB to support net zero scholarship in 2022

A scholarship to equip the next generation of engineers for the energy transition has been launched by the ECITB. The ECITB Energy Transfer Technician Scholarship aims to provide a sustainable pipeline of new talent for industry by equipping young people with the industrial knowledge and skills that are in [...]

2022-05-09T11:54:14+01:00May 9th, 2022|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Scotland’s first net zero scholarship launches in Aberdeen with £100k ETZ cash boost

A scholarship to equip the next generation of engineers for the energy transition has been launched in Aberdeen today (5 May 2022) at North East Scotland College (Nescol).  The ECITB Energy Transfer Technician Scholarship will provide technical training for young engineers starting their careers in the energy sector and [...]

2022-05-05T09:29:24+01:00May 5th, 2022|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Industry consulted on new ECITB strategy for engineering construction skills

The ECITB is inviting engineering construction companies to have their say on its new strategy to steer industry skills over the next three years. The employer-led Government skills body has identified a number of challenges and opportunities for industry, most pressingly, the need to grow workforce numbers for upcoming [...]

2022-04-29T10:06:22+01:00April 22nd, 2022|Uncategorised|0 Comments

ECITB responds to British Energy Security Strategy

The ECITB has welcomed the government’s new British Energy Security Strategy, which has set out plans to boost wind power, new nuclear, solar and hydrogen, along with domestic oil and gas, and make 95% of electricity low carbon by 2030. As the employer-led skills body for the engineering construction industry, [...]

2022-04-08T12:36:39+01:00April 7th, 2022|Net Zero, News|0 Comments

ECITB responds to carbon capture delivery plan

The ECITB welcomes publication of the Carbon Capture and Storage Association’s (CCSA) CCUS Delivery Plan 2035 which sets out how industry will deliver against the Government’s ambition to store 50m tonnes of CO2 per year by 2035. Chris Claydon, ECITB Chief Executive, said: “The Carbon Capture & Storage Association [...]

2022-03-28T12:38:58+01:00March 28th, 2022|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Winners of the Active Cup announced

Teams from Worley, Oceaneering, Aquaterra and Stork were the prize winners at the 5th Virtual ECITB ACTIVE Cup delivered by Cranfield University’s School of Management.  Worley took the prestigious winning place in a closely fought competition.  The winning team from Worley The teams took part in the high-pressure [...]

2022-03-10T13:55:54+00:00March 10th, 2022|News|0 Comments

Regional trends across engineering construction industry revealed

Regional trends across the UK’s engineering construction industry point to common challenges for employers around workforce demographics that must be addressed to meet the Government’s net zero targets, according to a new report published by the ECITB. Analysis of data provided by ECITB-registered companies as part of the [...]

2022-03-09T09:59:48+00:00March 8th, 2022|News, Policy & Research|0 Comments

REMINDER: CCNSG renewal changes take effect this month

Don't forget to renew your CCNSG card by 31st March 2022. From 1 April 2022, the grace period scheme for CCNSG renewals will come to an end.  This means all cards that expire on or before 31 March must be renewed via a one day Refresher Course or Renewal [...]

2022-03-01T12:32:20+00:00March 1st, 2022|Uncategorised|0 Comments

WATCH: ECITB National Forum 2022

The ECITB hosted the second virtual National Forum on Wednesday, 23rd February 2022. The online event for employers, training providers and other key stakeholders provided an opportunity to review 2021 and set out the ECITB’s plans and priorities for the year ahead. WATCH THE NATIONAL FORUM 2022 HERE [...]

2022-02-24T14:31:44+00:00February 24th, 2022|News|0 Comments

Are you prepared for Industry 4.0? Take the ECITB survey to find out.

Industry 4.0 is revolutionising the world around us and is poised to change the way we work. To gauge how prepared the engineering construction industry is for this digital transformation the ECITB is inviting employers to take a short survey. Participating companies will receive a report assessing Industry 4.0 [...]

2022-04-19T10:52:26+01:00February 22nd, 2022|News, Policy & Research|0 Comments
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