Annual project management mentoring programmes launched

Two of the UK’s most successful mentoring programmes for project managers have joined forces for their annual launch event. Co-ordinated by the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB), mentors and mentees of both the Oil & Gas Industry Project Management Programme, and the Cross Sector/Nuclear Industry Project Management Programme will [...]

2021-05-06T14:13:19+01:00May 6th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Train to Retain training support now available on open application basis

The ECITB’s Train to Retain scheme to support essential skills training for young engineers impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic is now available on an open application basis. Train to Retain has already committed £7.5m to support learners’ development plans, pledging to support more than 500 apprentices, trainees and graduates to [...]

2021-04-28T09:20:11+01:00April 28th, 2021|News|0 Comments

New manual to support flexible apprenticeships

A new manual, co-authored by Industry and Government with input from the ECITB, sets out how flexibilities in apprenticeships in construction and engineering construction can be used and delivered to meet the needs of employers and apprentices. The ‘Flexible Apprenticeships in Construction’ manual, published today by the Department for Education, [...]

2021-05-07T10:57:03+01:00April 28th, 2021|News, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Don’t miss the Workforce Census deadline

The ECITB’s Workforce Census closes at the end of April, so please make sure you complete the survey if you have not yet done so. The Census will provide an up-to-date and detailed snapshot of the engineering construction industry and its current workforce. This contemporary industry data will enable [...]

2021-04-21T17:42:28+01:00April 21st, 2021|News, Policy & Research|0 Comments

New data analytics academy to improve project performance

The ECITB launches its Project Data Analytics Academy on 28 April with a limited number of places still available. Run by partners Projecting Success, the academy aims to help employers make better use of their project data and improve project delivery by teaching advanced data analytics tools and techniques. [...]

2021-04-19T17:13:59+01:00April 19th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Get ECITB qualifications as part of the Lifetime Skills Guarantee

ECITB qualifications covering critical engineering construction industry skills are now available for free to adult learners in England as part of the government’s Lifetime Skills Guarantee. Seven ECITB qualifications at Level 3 feature among the funded courses covering everything from design and draughting skills to nuclear engineering and science. They [...]

2021-04-08T10:33:24+01:00April 7th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Graduate Development Grant open to new applicants

The ECITB's Graduate Development Grant is now open for new applications until 30th April. The Graduate Development Grant programme helps to ensure new graduates entering the industry have the know-how to take on key roles in the workplace. Throughout the pandemic the scheme has supported 440 graduates from 22 [...]

2021-04-06T13:32:26+01:00April 1st, 2021|News|0 Comments

ECITB responds to North Sea Transition Deal

The ECITB has responded to the North Sea Transition Deal, published by Government today (24 March). ECITB Chief Executive Chris Claydon Chris Claydon, ECITB Chief Executive, said: “The North Sea Transition Deal provides a welcome roadmap for decarbonisation of the oil and gas sector, which is a [...]

2021-03-24T15:58:06+00:00March 24th, 2021|News|0 Comments

New Industrial Decarbonisation Strategy will bring net zero opportunities to industry

The ECITB has welcomed the Government’s landmark Industrial Decarbonisation Strategy, which sets out the UK’s path to Energy Transition. The document, published yesterday (17 March), sets out the blueprint to drive down emissions by two-thirds in the next 15 years announcing Phase 2 funding to begin the rollout of [...]

2021-03-18T15:11:24+00:00March 18th, 2021|News|0 Comments

ECITB approves first Commissioning & Start-up course

A new ECITB course covering the skills required for Commissioning and Start-up (CSU) roles is now available. Commissioning and Start-up refers to the transition phase on a plant site between the completion of construction and the start of commercial operation. It encompasses all engineering techniques and procedures to check, [...]

2021-03-15T14:32:50+00:00March 15th, 2021|News|0 Comments
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