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

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

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

Diversity and inclusion: drivers for change

Blog by Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) Chief Executive Andrew Hockey The engineering construction industry is responsible for the design, build, maintenance and decommissioning of major UK infrastructure. ECITB Chief Executive Andrew Hockey Our industry sectors are at the forefront of progress in the journey to [...]

2024-01-04T09:37:29+00:00January 4th, 2024|CEO Insights, Diversity and Inclusion, News|0 Comments

Staying a step ahead to support the industry transition

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 [...]

2023-12-12T16:17:47+00:00November 14th, 2023|CEO Insights, News, Scholarship|0 Comments

Tour of Scotland reinforces importance of collaboration in the industry

In my first 100 days as Chief Executive of the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB), I’ve been embarking on a tour to meet with a wide variety of stakeholders – and a common theme crops up on every visit. I’m talking about the importance of collaboration and the [...]

2023-12-12T16:18:25+00:00September 26th, 2023|CEO Insights, News|0 Comments

Why skills development is key to achieving Net Zero

Andrew Hockey, the ECITB's new chief executive, considers what skills for Net Zero means and what the ECITB as engineering construction skills body can do to support the energy transition. My first week as Accounting Officer and CEO of the ECITB has coincided with Net Zero Week. [...]

2023-12-12T16:19:20+00:00July 7th, 2023|CEO Insights, Net Zero, News|0 Comments
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