ECITB celebrates 30th anniversary

The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board marks 30 years at the forefront of industry learning this week. Formed in 1991 to address underinvestment in skills in the engineering construction industry, the ECITB has a proud history of supporting industry training. The ECITB was created in the wake of legislation [...]

2021-09-28T17:32:21+01:00September 28th, 2021|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Finalists in engineering construction industry awards revealed

The shortlist for the 2021 ECI Training & Development Awards has been announced as the industry gets ready to celebrate the very best engineering construction talent in the UK. This year’s winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on Thursday 21st October 2021. The prestigious event at the Montcalm [...]

2021-09-21T16:32:29+01:00September 21st, 2021|News, Uncategorised|0 Comments

ECITB welcomes Connected Competence scheme to aid skills transfer

An ECITB-supported industry initiative to improve safety and recognise transferable skills by assuring base technical competence has now been implemented by companies across the engineering construction industry. Connected Competence is an industry-wide framework, focused initially on of temporary oil and gas workers, which has been developed by major service [...]

2021-09-16T09:47:44+01:00September 15th, 2021|Uncategorised|0 Comments

ECITB welcomes first Scholarship in Wales

Pembrokeshire College has become the first training provider in Wales to deliver the innovative Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) Scholarship Programme. ECITB Scholars at Pembrokeshire College The Scholarship was created to provide a pipeline of new talent into industry while employers rebound from the economic impact [...]

2021-09-07T13:31:54+01:00September 7th, 2021|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Popular ECITB Scholarship funds new intake of learners for 2021

Learners across the home nations are once again able to apply for the popular ECITB Scholarship, the programme which starts in September will prepare new entrants for success in the engineering construction industry. The ECITB has now approved ten training providers across England, Scotland and Wales, who will prepare [...]

2021-08-31T12:11:23+01:00August 9th, 2021|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Blending the future of engineering skills training

The ECITB has unveiled an ambitious new vision for the future of engineering skills training: Senior Service Designer, Steve Rick, explains what blended learning is and what it means for the industry. Steve Rick - ECITB Senior Service Designer Events sometimes come along that change our perception on [...]

2021-07-13T11:51:50+01:00July 13th, 2021|News, Policy & Research, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Winners of the 3rd Virtual ECITB Active Cup announced

Teams from TechnipFMC, Subsea 7, Worley & Schlumberger were the prize winners at the 3rd Virtual ECITB ACTIVE Cup held online delivered by Cranfield University’s School of Management.  Worley took the prestigious winning place in a very closely fought competition. Members of the winning team from Worley The [...]

2021-07-08T18:07:08+01:00July 8th, 2021|News, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Apprentice takes “great confidence” from Train to Retain support

An engineering construction apprentice has praised the ECITB’S Train to Retain support scheme for giving him confidence to bounce back into work after furlough. Liam McShane, apprentice pipefitter with Laker-Vent engineering. Liam McShane, an apprentice pipefitter with Laker-Vent engineering, was furloughed in September 2020 as social distancing measures [...]

2021-06-30T13:44:46+01:00June 29th, 2021|Apprenticeships, News, Uncategorised|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

SPOTLIGHT ON: Standardisation and Transferability

We talk about the need for standardisation and transferability all the time, but what does this mean and what do we need to do?  ECITB Director of Operations Andy Brown gives some thought on this important subject area and, actually, how difficult it is to achieve. Andy Brown - [...]

2020-10-27T14:46:11+00:00October 27th, 2020|Policy & Research, Uncategorised|0 Comments
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