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WATCH: Green career pathways session at COP26

The ECITB’s Head of Strategy, Policy and Insights Jenny Young, appeared at COP26 on Sunday 7 November as a panelist at the Green Career Pathways event.  Jenny explains what a net zero job looks like and the skills required for the energy transition and you can watch the whole [...]

2021-11-10T15:54:41+00:00November 10th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Industry expert applauds ECITB pandemic initiative

Technical and professional solutions expert Fluor has commended the ECITB’s Train to Retain initiative for helping apprentices and graduates within the company continue key training and development activities during the pandemic. UK representatives of the Fortune 500 company, which has been providing engineering, procurement and construction services worldwide for [...]

2021-11-04T10:52:47+00:00November 4th, 2021|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Changes to the CCNSG safety passport renewal rules

Changes to the CCNSG safety passport will require delegates to attend a renewal course or take an online renewal test before their safety passport expires from the 1st April 2022. Under the current rules of the scheme, all delegates who hold a valid CCNSG card have 3 years and a further [...]

2021-11-03T12:34:25+00:00November 3rd, 2021|News|0 Comments

Highlighting green career pathways at COP26

The ECITB’s Head of Strategy, Policy and Insights Jenny Young, a panellist at the COP26 Green Career Pathways event on 7th November, on what net zero means for industry jobs. Jenny Young, ECITB Head of Strategy, Policy and Insights It’s a privilege to have a platform at COP26 [...]

2021-11-02T11:11:57+00:00November 2nd, 2021|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Project Management Conference 2021 – how was it for you?

A huge thank you to everyone who attended our first virtual conference - Project Management and Roadmap 2035: Leading the journey to net zero – yesterday. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. PM Conference 21 opening panel with (L to R): Lynda Armstrong, Chair ECITB; Chris [...]

2021-10-29T15:15:13+01:00October 29th, 2021|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Awards celebrate very best of engineering construction industry

The engineering construction industry’s brightest and best were celebrated at a prestigious awards ceremony last night. Returning for the ninth time, the Engineering Construction Industry Training and Development Awards 2021 recognised standout individuals, companies and training providers. ECITB CEO Chris Claydon Chris Claydon, Chief Executive of the [...]

2021-11-23T14:21:44+00:00October 22nd, 2021|News|0 Comments

ECITB joins forces with Scottish universities to train next generation of energy transition leaders

A new ECITB postgraduate training programme to prepare the next generation of industry leaders with the knowledge and skills to deliver the energy transition is underway. The Energy Transition Technology Leadership programme is a joint collaboration by the ECITB, industry employers, the University of Strathclyde and Robert Gordon University [...]

2021-10-12T14:14:41+01:00October 12th, 2021|Net Zero, News|0 Comments

ECITB celebrates 30th anniversary

The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board marks 30 years at the forefront of industry learning this week. Formed in 1991 to address underinvestment in skills in the engineering construction industry, the ECITB has a proud history of supporting industry training. The ECITB was created in the wake of legislation [...]

2021-09-28T17:32:21+01:00September 28th, 2021|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Finalists in engineering construction industry awards revealed

The shortlist for the 2021 ECI Training & Development Awards has been announced as the industry gets ready to celebrate the very best engineering construction talent in the UK. This year’s winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on Thursday 21st October 2021. The prestigious event at the Montcalm [...]

2021-09-21T16:32:29+01:00September 21st, 2021|News, Uncategorised|0 Comments

ECITB welcomes Connected Competence scheme to aid skills transfer

An ECITB-supported industry initiative to improve safety and recognise transferable skills by assuring base technical competence has now been implemented by companies across the engineering construction industry. Connected Competence is an industry-wide framework, focused initially on of temporary oil and gas workers, which has been developed by major service [...]

2021-09-16T09:47:44+01:00September 15th, 2021|Uncategorised|0 Comments
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