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 [...]

ECITB Chief Executive hails apprentice programme as ‘great example’ on visit to Forth Valley College

New Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) Chief Executive Andrew Hockey was on hand to welcome the latest cohort of learners on to the Oil and Gas Technical Apprentice Programme (OGTAP) during their induction day at Forth Valley College in Scotland. He was paying a visit to the Falkirk [...]

2023-10-18T10:58:55+01:00September 11th, 2023|Apprenticeships, News, Oil & Gas|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 [...]

How to meet skills shortages within the Shetland Islands

“The only way to make a dent in the skills challenges is to work collaboratively across the project life cycle.” This was one of the key themes that came out of Andy Brown’s recent visit to the Shetland Islands. The Interim CEO joined a team from the ECITB that [...]

ECITB welcomes new regional chair in Scotland

A senior oil and gas engineer has pledged to help ensure industry has the skills for net zero after being named as the new Regional Chair for the North Scotland by the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board. Steve Hamilton, who is Chief Technical Authority, EMEA, with [...]

2023-01-03T11:22:37+00:00January 3rd, 2023|News, Oil & Gas|0 Comments

Major offshore project acclaims ECITB collaboration toolkit

The ECITB’s Project Collaboration Toolkit has been praised as “an extremely valuable resource”, helping to reduce risk and driving value by the developers behind a major subsea project. The ECITB’s Project Collaboration Toolkit has been praised as “an extremely valuable resource”, helping to reduce risk [...]

2022-10-03T13:14:53+01:00October 3rd, 2022|News, Oil & Gas, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Industry project managers celebrate mentoring success

The ECITB is celebrating the achievements of the latest cohort of mentees and their mentors to successfully complete its highly acclaimed Project Management Mentoring Programme. A total of 18 project managers from the oil and gas, subsea, nuclear, engineering, and design sectors took part in the ECITB’s Oil [...]

2022-01-25T11:20:27+00:00January 25th, 2022|Oil & Gas|0 Comments

Ageing oil and gas workforce presents net zero challenge

The UK’s oil and gas industry faces worrying workforce shortages if current skills gaps are not addressed now, the ECITB’s 2021 Workforce Census suggests. Oil and gas onshore workforce by headcount Data from 68 of some of the largest engineering contractor companies active in the sector indicates [...]

2022-01-25T14:01:54+00:00January 20th, 2022|Oil & Gas, Policy & Research, Sector, Uncategorised|0 Comments
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