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

ECITB oil and gas chief reflects on industry’s past and future

Susan Smart, the ECITB’s Head of Oil and Gas, who retires after more than a decade with the Government skills body this month, has taken a moment to reflect on her 30-year career in upstream oil and gas, where she leaves the industry, and its promising future in the new [...]

2021-06-24T13:42:18+01:00June 24th, 2021|News, Oil & Gas|0 Comments

Project management masterclass enjoys best year

An ECITB-backed programme to help project management professionals in the oil and gas sector develop their leadership skills and reach chartered status has enjoyed its most successful year ever. The Registered Project Professional programme (RPP), now in its sixth year, was completed by 14 participants, the highest number to date. [...]

2021-06-08T14:13:17+01:00June 8th, 2021|News, Oil & Gas|0 Comments

Industry celebrates success of ECITB oil and gas mentoring scheme

The successes and achievements of a group of mentors and their mentees working in the oil and gas industry have been celebrated at an annual awards ceremony. Participants in the 6th Project Managment Mentoring Programme Fourteen project managers from a number of companies successfully completed the Oil and [...]

2021-01-20T17:24:55+00:00January 19th, 2021|News, Oil & Gas|0 Comments

ECITB welcomes offshore wind pledge

The ECITB has voiced its support for today’s pledge from Government that every home in the UK will be powered by offshore wind by 2030. ECITB Chief Executive Chris Claydon Chris Claydon, Chief Executive of the ECITB, said: “The ECITB welcomes the Government’s announcement that it will back [...]

2020-10-06T15:43:27+01:00October 6th, 2020|News, Renewables|0 Comments

Nuclear bursary to address impact of pandemic

Nuclear sector employees impacted by the pandemic can apply for support from the Nuclear Bursary until the end of October. The current round of Nuclear Bursary Scheme, managed by NSAN and funded by the ECITB and the NDA, focuses on helping to retain and upskill personnel by funding training. If [...]

2020-11-02T16:00:12+00:00October 2nd, 2020|News, Nuclear|0 Comments

ECITB concerned by scrapping of Wylfa Newydd nuclear power project

The ECITB has reacted to today’s announcement by Hitachi that the Japanese firm has withdrawn from the planned Wylfa Newydd new nuclear power project on Anglesey. Chris Claydon, ECITB Chief Executive, expressed his concerns about the UK’s ability to meet net zero targets and also the impact on the local [...]

2020-10-07T11:15:14+01:00September 16th, 2020|News, Nuclear|0 Comments

Remote course helps Project Managers toward Chartered status

An ECITB-backed programme for project management professionals in the oil and gas sector has helped candidates on the way toward Chartered status with the Assocation for Project Management for the fifth consecutive year. This year, the Registered Project Professional programme (RPP) has commenced remotely delivered by Changescope with [...]

2020-06-24T16:40:56+01:00June 24th, 2020|News, Oil & Gas|0 Comments

Support for oil and gas engineers toward Chartered status

The ECITB and Oil and Gas Project Management Steering Group (OPMSG) are pleased to announce they will sponsor 15 candidates on the Registered Project Professional Programme (RPP) in 2020. The Association for Project Management (APM) RPP is the next step on the ladder of professional achievement for project managers, bringing [...]

2020-04-21T15:26:00+01:00April 21st, 2020|News, Oil & Gas|0 Comments

Update on the ECITB ITEC for learners and training providers

The ECITB has today announced plans to support training providers and learners currently enrolled on our Introduction to Engineering Construction ITEC programme to ensure as many as possible can complete the course later in the year. Training providers delivering our Introduction to Engineering Construction (ITEC) will continue to receive payments [...]

2020-03-27T13:51:33+00:00March 27th, 2020|News, Oil & Gas|0 Comments
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