Project Management Mentoring Programme success

The ECITB just celebrated the achievements of the latest cohort of mentees and their mentors who successfully completed the highly acclaimed Project Management Mentoring Programme. A total of 15 project managers took part in this tenth year of the ECITB’s Project Management Mentoring Programme. This sees qualified and experienced [...]

2024-01-24T13:28:28+00:00January 23rd, 2024|News|0 Comments

£300,000 funding to support Humber training provider increase learning capacity by 100%

A training provider on the south Humber bank has become the first to be awarded funding as part of the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board’s (ECITB) £1 million investment in Regional Skills Hubs. The ECITB has awarded CATCH £300,000 to help upgrade its existing welding, pipefitting and electrical training [...]

2024-01-22T10:11:45+00:00January 22nd, 2024|Net Zero, News|0 Comments

ECITB training helping ‘unlock drone potential’ for industry

In PwC’s latest market research on commercial drones, more than 80% of people said drones can have a significant impact within industry around cost and time savings, carbon reductions, productivity and safety. However, the Bringing Trust in Commercial Drones report, an assessment of how industry attitudes to drones have [...]

2024-02-09T09:10:02+00:00January 18th, 2024|News|0 Comments

Join the ECITB’s diversity and inclusion network for the industry

The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) is launching a diversity and inclusion (D&I) network for stakeholders across the industry. The network will promote, champion, support and encourage the sharing of good practice in diversity and inclusion across the engineering construction industry. The network, which will commence in March [...]

2024-01-15T10:27:41+00:00January 15th, 2024|Diversity and Inclusion, News|0 Comments

Diversity and inclusion: drivers for change

Blog by Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) Chief Executive Andrew Hockey The engineering construction industry is responsible for the design, build, maintenance and decommissioning of major UK infrastructure. ECITB Chief Executive Andrew Hockey Our industry sectors are at the forefront of progress in the journey to [...]

2024-01-04T09:37:29+00:00January 4th, 2024|CEO Insights, Diversity and Inclusion, News|0 Comments

ECITB unveils six new Board members to help steer the organisation

The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) has announced the appointment of six new Board members. Appointed by Secretary of State for Education Gillian Keegan MP, Board members will work under the leadership of Lynda Armstrong OBE, Chair of the ECITB. Lynda Armstrong OBE, Chair of the ECITB [...]

2024-01-02T10:38:00+00:00January 2nd, 2024|ECITB board, News|0 Comments

Labour Forecasting Tool predicts 40,000 extra workers needed by 2028

The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) estimated last year that around 25,000 additional workers would be needed for major projects, including those related to net zero by 2026. New research reaffirms this but then reveals the labour demand gap will get wider with an estimated shortfall of 40,000 [...]

2023-12-01T09:11:13+00:00November 30th, 2023|Net Zero, News, Nuclear, Oil & Gas, Power Generation, Renewables|0 Comments

A rubbish role in the energy transition

To meet the country’s net zero targets, we need to not just use less energy and decarbonise industrial sites but also find alternative ways of generating electricity to move away from traditional fossil fuels. One of the organisations which has been at the forefront of this is Kent Enviropower. [...]

2023-11-29T09:29:48+00:00November 28th, 2023|Net Zero, News, Power Generation|0 Comments

ECITB announces £1M investment in Regional Skills Hubs

The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) has announced it will invest one million pounds for Regional Skills Hubs over the next two years to boost training provider capacity and grow new entrant numbers in the ‘Industrial Cluster’ hot spots that are at the heart of the UK’s decarbonisation [...]

2023-11-23T15:48:25+00:00November 23rd, 2023|Net Zero, News|0 Comments

ECITB drone course helps make Sellafield inspections ‘safer and faster’

A team of drone operators from Sellafield has become the first cohort to complete the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board’s (ECITB) new Foundation Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) training course. The nuclear facility in Cumbria started using drones over five years ago to make inspections “safer and faster”, and since [...]

2023-11-15T14:20:03+00:00November 15th, 2023|News, Nuclear|0 Comments
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