Chris Claydon announces departure as ECITB CEO

Chief Executive Chris Claydon MBE has announced he will leave the ECITB in the new year after 7 successful years at the helm of the industry-led statutory skills body. Chris joined the ECITB in 2015 following a long and distinguished career in the British Army [...]

2022-11-09T15:06:09+00:00November 10th, 2022|Uncategorised|0 Comments

ECITB Awards celebrate very best of engineering construction industry

The engineering construction industry’s brightest and best were celebrated at a prestigious awards ceremony last night at the Science Museum in London. The 10th Engineering Construction Industry Training and Development Awards, organised by the ECITB and attended by industry, recognised standout individuals, companies and training [...]

2022-11-04T13:12:31+00:00November 3rd, 2022|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Levy proposals backed as Engineering Construction Industry delivers new mandate for ECITB

The ECITB has received the overwhelming backing of industry, with engineering construction companies voting resoundingly in favour of the Government skills body’s proposed levy rates for the next three years. Engineering construction companies have voted in favour of the ECITB’s levy proposals for 2023-25. In a resoundingly positive response, [...]

2022-11-02T07:52:25+00:00November 2nd, 2022|Uncategorised|0 Comments

ECITB lifts award for innovative pandemic training

An ECITB programme that kept over 500 apprentices, trainees and graduates in workplace training during the pandemic has received a prestigious industry award. The ECITB’s Train to Retain (T2R) scheme won the Energy Industries Council (EIC) Award for Innovation at a recent ceremony in London. T2R – credited with [...]

2022-10-19T09:28:41+01:00October 19th, 2022|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Silver anniversary for engineering SME with commitment to apprenticeships

If anyone understands the value of apprenticeships and the importance of on-the-job training, it is John Thompson, Fran Cormican and Bob Shaw, of electrical and mechanical engineering company, Intelect. Having all started their careers as apprentices, the founders and directors of the Middlesbrough-based company, which celebrates 25 years in [...]

2022-10-12T15:53:50+01:00October 12th, 2022|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Have your say on proposed levy rates for 2023-25

The ECITB is reminding all in-scope companies to cast their vote on the proposed levy rates for 2023-25, with just 2 weeks remaining to have your say. The industry skills body’s new strategy ‘Leading Industry Learning: 2023-25’ launched last month, setting out ambitious plans to support industry growth by [...]

2022-10-06T15:38:42+01:00October 6th, 2022|Uncategorised|0 Comments

ECITB’s Train to Retain programme delivers £1.5m return for industry

Nine months on from the ECITB’s Train to Retain scheme to stave off redundancies during the pandemic, the scheme continues to show its value to industry, from the strong balance sheet to the individual success stories it enabled. Launched in May 2020 and running until the end of 2021, [...]

2022-10-04T11:30:33+01:00October 4th, 2022|Uncategorised|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

Boost your net zero knowledge with the Energy Transition Leadership Programme

A new modular university course focused on the energy transition is available in association with the ECITB through the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. Aimed at engineers and managers, the Energy Transition Leadership Programme introduces learners to the innovative technologies, organisational strategies and business models that will underpin net zero. [...]

2022-09-29T16:17:29+01:00September 29th, 2022|Net Zero, Uncategorised|0 Comments

ECITB Scholars start new wind turbine course in Aberdeen

Ten future engineers have started out on their career journeys as they study to become wind turbine technicians on the new ECITB Scholarship at North East Scotland College (NESCol). Created by Government skills body the ECITB, with support from the Energy Transition Zone (ETZ), the new scholarship aims to [...]

2022-09-21T15:57:05+01:00September 20th, 2022|Apprenticeships, Graduates, Net Zero, News, Renewables, Uncategorised|0 Comments
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