Register your interest for the STEM Returners Programme (underwater sector pilot)

The ECITB is partnering with STEM Returners and the Global Underwater Hub (GUH) to pilot a new cross-sector programme aimed at supporting returners back to the workforce. STEM Returners help employers recruit, develop, and retain the best available talent, enabling highly qualified and experienced STEM professionals to re-start their [...]

The psychology of project team behaviour

There are a number of areas of potential difficulty associated with establishing an effective project collaboration. Industry and organisational cultures, based on past practices and experience, can cause resistance to the change from traditional to collaborative delivery strategies. Quite apart from individual self-interests, there are a number of psychological [...]

Northern industry collaboration offers innovative approach to addressing skills gaps

The Northern Competency Cluster is combining forces to deliver an innovative skills pathway into the process, engineering, and construction industry for Teesside, through Skills Bootcamps, as nine talented trainees secure employment. The Northern Competency Cluster (NCC), which is a collaboration between the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB), NETA Training [...]

2023-08-02T11:33:14+01:00August 2nd, 2023|Scholarship, Uncategorised|0 Comments

UK Parliament enacts ECITB Levy Order

ECITB’s levy proposals that received the overwhelming backing of industry in November, have been enacted into legislation following approval from both the House of Commons and House of Lords last week. The draft Industrial Training Levy (Engineering Construction Industry Training Board) Order 2023 was tabled by The Minister for [...]

2023-08-01T11:45:02+01:00August 1st, 2023|Uncategorised|0 Comments

New leader for Innov8 to inspire a new generation of engineers

Chinwe Odili, a Structural Engineer in the Oil, Gas and Offshore Wind division at Kent (formerly Atkins Oil & Gas), has been appointed as Chair of the ECITB Innov8 Group. Innov8, which comprises representatives from all eight sectors of the Engineering Construction Industry, is an early careers [...]

2023-07-18T10:22:02+01:00July 18th, 2023|Innov8, Uncategorised|0 Comments

ACTIVE Cup winners announced

Teams from engineering companies Wood, Air Products, Stopford and combined DORIS UK & ODE Asset Management were the winners at the 44th ECITB ACTIVE Cup held at Cranfield School of Management.  Wood took the prestigious winning place in the closely fought competition. Eight teams took part in the high-pressure [...]

2023-02-03T17:05:22+00:00February 2nd, 2023|News, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Apply for Nuclear Bursary to support careers in industry

Are you looking to enter or further your career in the UK’s nuclear industry? The Nuclear Bursary is now open to support education and training opportunities for applicants starting or furthering their professional career in nuclear. The current round of the Nuclear Bursary scheme, managed by NSAN and funded by [...]

2022-12-08T11:17:54+00:00December 8th, 2022|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Trainees from Dounreay awarded top marks

A group of 8 project control trainees from Dounreay have passed their Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) Level 3 qualification in Project Controls with flying colours. The training was delivered over 9 months by 20/20 Project Management Training and was aimed at giving a practical introduction into project controls. [...]

2022-12-01T11:02:34+00:00December 1st, 2022|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Government sets out the ECITB’s annual priorities for 2023

The Department for Education has published the ECITB’s annual priorities for the year ahead. Previous Minister for Skills, Andrea Jenkyns MP, wrote to the Arm’s Length Body responsible for engineering construction industry skills at the end of last month to set out the Government’s priorities for 2023. The letter highlights [...]

2022-11-14T16:44:57+00:00November 14th, 2022|Uncategorised|0 Comments

ECITB Scholars making ‘great strides’ during Green Careers Week

As industry continues to focus on its efforts to lead the way towards the energy transition, the ECITB is supporting the increasing demand for skilled workers. An ECITB Scholar in the workshop at NESCol During Scottish Careers Week and Green Careers Week, the [...]

2022-11-11T16:46:52+00:00November 11th, 2022|Uncategorised|0 Comments
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