Impact Report puts work of the ECITB under the microscope

Independent report finds the ECITB makes significant contribution to industry, particularly in supporting training, recruiting new entrants and addressing skills shortages. The first ECITB Impact Report, co-produced with Skyblue Research Ltd, examines evidence of the ECITB’s achievements in 2020 and scrutinises the organisation’s performance to understand the difference it makes [...]

2021-06-03T10:01:18+01:00June 2nd, 2021|News, Policy & Research|0 Comments

ECITB Workforce Census Update

Thank you to all the companies who took part in the ECI Workforce Census.  Data analysis is underway and we look forward to sharing the findings later in the year.  ECITB Chief Executive Chris Claydon Chris Claydon, ECITB Chief Executive, said: "I am very pleased to say that [...]

2021-05-25T16:41:20+01:00May 25th, 2021|News, Policy & Research|0 Comments

Could you deliver our new Energy Transfer Technician Scholarship and prepare tomorrow’s engineers?

A new Scholarship to equip the next generation of engineers to work on Energy Transition projects and help meet the UK’s Net Zero 2050 target has been launched by the ECITB and training providers can apply to deliver the programme before 11 June. The 2-year Energy Transfer Technician Scholarship [...]

2021-05-20T14:49:41+01:00May 20th, 2021|News|0 Comments

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
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