In the spotlight: The ten winners from the ECI Awards 2023

The ECI Training and Development Awards 2023 crowned ten winners at a prestigious ceremony at the Cutty Sark in London as the engineering construction industry came together to celebrate success stories from the past year. A press release about the event went out the day after, but in this [...]

ECI Training and Development Awards celebrate brightest and best at Cutty Sark

The engineering construction industry’s (ECI) brightest and best were celebrated at a prestigious awards ceremony last night at the Cutty Sark in London. The 11th ECI Training and Development Awards, organised by the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB), brought together industry leaders, influencers and policymakers, as well as [...]

Register your interest for the STEM Returners Programme (underwater sector pilot)

The ECITB is partnering with STEM Returners and the Global Underwater Hub (GUH) to pilot a new cross-sector programme aimed at supporting returners back to the workforce. STEM Returners help employers recruit, develop, and retain the best available talent, enabling highly qualified and experienced STEM professionals to re-start their [...]

A passion for STEM and a chance encounter with engineering

To celebrate the International Women in Engineering Day 2023 (INWED), ECITB's Deputy Director of Strategy & Policy, Jenny Young shares her views on being a chartered engineer for almost 40 years. I am an Accidental Engineer. I have been in the profession for nearly 40 years now but, looking [...]

2023-06-22T14:38:15+01:00June 22nd, 2023|Diversity and Inclusion, News|0 Comments

How to meet skills shortages within the Shetland Islands

“The only way to make a dent in the skills challenges is to work collaboratively across the project life cycle.” This was one of the key themes that came out of Andy Brown’s recent visit to the Shetland Islands. The Interim CEO joined a team from the ECITB that [...]

Don’t be afraid to start the conversation

ECITB is celebrating International Women in Engineering Day 2022 by launching a Diversity and Inclusion blog series. The aim of this blog series is provide a space where different experiences can be shared, different thoughts put forward, in order that everyone can learn a little about the lived reality [...]

2022-06-21T12:14:43+01:00June 24th, 2022|Diversity and Inclusion|0 Comments

ECITB approves Diversity and Inclusion courses for industry

The ECITB has now approved two new diversity and inclusion training courses to help employers make a positive impact in the workplace and enjoy the business benefits that result from encouraging and embracing inclusive behaviours. Three new one-day virtual courses, delivered by STC Global and Rewards Training respectively, cover diversity, [...]

2021-07-15T11:37:40+01:00July 15th, 2021|Diversity and Inclusion, News|0 Comments

The Impossible Dream: Mat Parker sets out the case for a more inclusive industry

Mat Parker, Account Manager and founding member of the ECITB's new IDEA Taskforce, considers what inclusion means for both society and industry before asking what the ECITB as engineering construction skills body can do to help tackle the issues and make a difference. Three different events transpired as I sat [...]

2021-07-06T10:48:14+01:00June 30th, 2021|Diversity and Inclusion, News|0 Comments
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