ECITB facilitates NAECI course to ‘help maintain good industrial relations’ within Sellafield supply chain

The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) facilitated a cohort of 15 learners from across Sellafield’s supply chain companies to attend its NAECI Industrial Relations course. The NAECI course was delivered by Don Atkinson of ACTTNow Training and took place at St Bees Management Centre in Cumbria. The National [...]

2024-03-05T15:42:17+00:00March 5th, 2024|News, Nuclear|0 Comments

New ECITB study reveals trends on career motivations in engineering construction

The engineering construction industry (ECI) is at risk of failing to deliver the 40,000 extra skilled workers needed by 2028 unless it better understands what motivates new entrants, according to a report out today. The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board’s (ECITB) career motivations study Inspiring Directions shows the industry [...]

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

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

In the spotlight: The ten winners from the ECI Awards 2023

The ECI Training and Development Awards 2023 crowned ten winners at a prestigious ceremony at the Cutty Sark in London as the engineering construction industry came together to celebrate success stories from the past year. A press release about the event went out the day after, but in this [...]

ECI Training and Development Awards celebrate brightest and best at Cutty Sark

The engineering construction industry’s (ECI) brightest and best were celebrated at a prestigious awards ceremony last night at the Cutty Sark in London. The 11th ECI Training and Development Awards, organised by the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB), brought together industry leaders, influencers and policymakers, as well as [...]

Jamie White appointed Nuclear Skills Forum Chair

The ECITB Council has appointed Jamie White, Director of Strategic Partnerships at National College for Nuclear (NCfN) and Construction Skills Capability Lead at EDF, as Chair of the ECITB's new Nuclear Skills Forum. The forum, comprising representatives from engineering construction industry companies operating in the nuclear sector, will identify [...]

2023-10-27T09:28:21+01:00October 27th, 2023|News, Nuclear|0 Comments

Management and leadership programme creates cultural shift at NUVIA

“I am convinced that without the investment and collaborative approach between NUVIA and the ECITB, the cultural shift and increased staff engagement would not have been as significant.” NUVIA, an international engineering company that specialises in services and products for nuclear environments, has seen a cultural shift in its [...]

2023-10-10T15:07:34+01:00October 10th, 2023|Leadership, News, Nuclear|0 Comments

CCNSG Safety Passport turns 30

Employers and industry partners from the engineering construction industry celebrated the 30th anniversary of the CCNSG Safety Passport this week. The CCNSG (Client Contractor National Safety Group) Safety Passport is the nationally recognised safety card for the UK engineering construction industry. The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) launched [...]

Successful mentoring programme crossing all sectors in tenth year

Mentors and mentees on the engineering construction industry’s Project Management Mentoring Programme (PMMP) will now benefit from the experience of professionals across all sectors as the scheme broadens its scope. The news comes as the programme launches its tenth cohort of mentors and mentees.  Over an eight-month period, senior [...]

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