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Have your say on occupational standards review

The ECITB is asking industry to help with the final stage of a major review of occupational standards. Our project to review the National Occupational Standards (NOS) has progressed to the final consultation stage and now we want your input to ensure the new NOS meet the needs of industry, particularly [...]

2020-08-04T11:41:32+01:00July 22nd, 2020|News, Policy & Research|0 Comments

Prized engineering course for school leavers continues despite pandemic restrictions

A leading industry-approved training course that prepares school leavers for careers in engineering construction will go ahead this year despite the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on hands-on learning. The Introduction to Engineering Construction (ITEC) Programme gives young people basic engineering skills, a recognised knowledge qualification and health and safety [...]

2020-07-13T17:19:58+01:00July 13th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Online training to support Health and Safety, including Mental Health

As we begin to ease the lockdown across the UK, the ECITB has highlighted some online learning and webinars that are available to help with health and safety, including mental health. With social distancing restrictions impacting on every aspect of our lives, here is a selection of online learning and [...]

2020-07-06T14:57:44+01:00July 6th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Online training to support Cyber Awareness & Security

As we begin to ease the lockdown across the UK, the ECITB continues to highlight remote learning options that allow vital skills training to continue during the COVID-19 crisis. With social distancing restrictions impacting on every aspect of our lives, the ECITB has curated a selection of online learning and [...]

2020-06-29T13:10:54+01:00June 29th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Apprenticeship reforms imperative to tackling skills shortages post-Covid-19 suggests new research

New research published by the ECITB calls for Government, employers and the media to change how we deliver and report on apprenticeships. The report is based on surveys and interviews with fifty eight employers in the Engineering Construction Industry (ECI) – the sector that designs and delivers our critical national [...]

2020-06-29T10:38:09+01:00June 29th, 2020|News, Policy & Research, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Taskforce to boost diversity and inclusion in the engineering construction industry

The ECITB has set up a new taskforce to support greater diversity and inclusion in the engineering construction industry. The industry, which designs, builds, maintains and decommissions major UK infrastructure, currently has a workforce that is 88% male with low BAME representation. This means employers are missing out on [...]

2020-06-26T12:28:00+01:00June 26th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Remote course helps Project Managers toward Chartered status

An ECITB-backed programme for project management professionals in the oil and gas sector has helped candidates on the way toward Chartered status with the Assocation for Project Management for the fifth consecutive year. This year, the Registered Project Professional programme (RPP) has commenced remotely delivered by Changescope with [...]

2020-06-24T16:40:56+01:00June 24th, 2020|News, Oil & Gas|0 Comments

Online training to support soft skills

As we begin to ease the lockdown across the UK, the ECITB continues to highlight remote learning options that allow vital skills training to continue during the COVID-19 crisis. With social distancing restrictions impacting on every aspect of our lives, the ECITB has curated a selection of online learning and [...]

2020-06-23T15:52:26+01:00June 23rd, 2020|News|0 Comments

ECITB publishes Annual Report and Accounts 2019

The ECITB has published its annual report and accounts. The report, which was laid in Parliament in June, sets out the achievements and financial position of the training board in 2019, including successful levy consultation vote and the launch of the new ECITB strategy, Leading Industry Learning. Other achievements [...]

2020-07-31T11:37:11+01:00June 18th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Online training to support crisis management

As we begin to ease the lockdown across the UK, the ECITB continues to highlight remote learning options that allow vital skills training to continue during the COVID-19 crisis. With social distancing restrictions impacting on every aspect of our lives, the ECITB has curated a selection of online learning and [...]

2020-06-30T15:51:35+01:00June 17th, 2020|News|0 Comments