Nuclear industry census reveals positive signs of growth alongside workforce challenges

The UK’s Nuclear energy industry is on course for recovery with employers forecasting the workforce will exceed pre-pandemic levels by five percent next year, reports the ECITB.  But with the buoyant nuclear supply chain facing a raft of opportunities for growth, from decommissioning to new build, the sector must [...]

2022-01-25T10:47:49+00:00January 25th, 2022|News, Nuclear, Policy & Research|0 Comments

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

Changes to the CCNSG safety passport renewal rules

CCNSG Renewal Grace Period Ends 31st March 2022. As of 31st March 2022, the grace period scheme will come to an end.  All cards expiring on or before 31 March must be renewed via one day Refresher Course or Renewal Test Only, after that period a two-day CCNSG National Course [...]

2022-03-01T12:15:34+00:00November 3rd, 2021|News|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

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 [...]

2021-12-03T11:32:28+00:00September 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
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