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 Census points to industry jobs recovery by 2023

The ECITB’s Workforce Census provides a detailed snapshot of the engineering construction workforce and reveals the key challenges facing industry at this critical time. The report published today (15th September) suggests the size of the ECI workforce will recover to its pre-Covid level by 2023. However the scale of [...]

2021-09-15T14:00:08+01:00September 15th, 2021|News, Policy & Research|0 Comments

Graduate Development Grant opens to new applicants

The ECITB’s Graduate Development Grant is now open for new applications until 8th October 2021. The Graduate Development Grant programme is for new engineering graduates entering the industry to support ongoing knowledge and skills training, helping them to progress in the workplace and gain professional recognition. New for 2021, [...]

2021-09-08T17:53:21+01:00September 8th, 2021|Graduates, News|0 Comments

More than 40 employers sign up to new ECITB Skills and Training Charter

Congratulations to the first 41 engineering construction employers to receive an award from the ECITB Skills and Training Charter, affirming their commitment to the skills development of their company’s workforce now and in the future. As the leading skills body for the Engineering Construction Industry, the ECITB understands [...]

2021-09-15T16:44:54+01:00August 2nd, 2021|News|0 Comments

ECITB training for steel construction sector opens doors for Darlington’s Braddan Structures

A steel construction company from County Durham says its progress from farm sheds to the new Nike HQ in London is the result of training support the company has received from the ECITB. Braddan Structures joined the ECITB’s roster of companies in May 2014, with subsequent investment in training and [...]

2021-07-21T15:32:18+01:00July 21st, 2021|News, Steel erection|0 Comments

New ECITB-backed report calls for careers system overhaul

An ECITB-sponsored Skills Commission report published today calls for government to ensure that the careers system can support people into work, in particular those making career transitions, to help on the long road to recovery from the pandemic. Transition to Ambition: Navigating the careers maze. [...]

2021-07-20T17:21:16+01:00July 20th, 2021|News, Policy & Research|0 Comments

Apprenticeship grant changes to boost recruitment

To help employers bring more apprentices into industry, the ECITB has announced plans to front-load the commencement grant for engineering construction apprenticeships, offering £5,000 for each new recruit in 2021. The grant applies to craft and technician apprentices recruited in 2021 and aims to kickstart recruitment with an eye on [...]

2021-07-19T10:30:09+01:00July 19th, 2021|Apprenticeships, News|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

What the Green Jobs Taskforce Report means for the ECI

The Independent Green Jobs Taskforce has published its report on how the UK can deliver a green industrial revolution, with Government, business and the education sector working together to hit the UK’s net zero 2050 target. Established as part of the Prime Minister’s Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial [...]

2021-07-15T09:06:38+01:00July 14th, 2021|Net Zero, News|0 Comments

Blending the future of engineering skills training

The ECITB has unveiled an ambitious new vision for the future of engineering skills training: Senior Service Designer, Steve Rick, explains what blended learning is and what it means for the industry. Steve Rick - ECITB Senior Service Designer Events sometimes come along that change our perception on [...]

2021-07-13T11:51:50+01:00July 13th, 2021|News, Policy & Research, Uncategorised|0 Comments
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