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ECITB welcomes offshore wind pledge

The ECITB has voiced its support for today’s pledge from Government that every home in the UK will be powered by offshore wind by 2030. ECITB Chief Executive Chris Claydon Chris Claydon, Chief Executive of the ECITB, said: “The ECITB welcomes the Government’s announcement that it will back [...]

2020-10-06T15:43:27+01:00October 6th, 2020|News, Renewables|0 Comments

Nuclear bursary to address impact of pandemic

Nuclear sector employees impacted by the pandemic can apply for support from the Nuclear Bursary until the end of October. The current round of Nuclear Bursary Scheme, managed by NSAN and funded by the ECITB and the NDA, focuses on helping to retain and upskill personnel by funding training. If [...]

2020-10-02T17:11:11+01:00October 2nd, 2020|News, Nuclear|0 Comments

ECITB concerned by scrapping of Wylfa Newydd nuclear power project

The ECITB has reacted to today’s announcement by Hitachi that the Japanese firm has withdrawn from the planned Wylfa Newydd new nuclear power project on Anglesey. Chris Claydon, ECITB Chief Executive, expressed his concerns about the UK’s ability to meet net zero targets and also the impact on the local [...]

2020-10-07T11:15:14+01:00September 16th, 2020|News, Nuclear|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

Support for oil and gas engineers toward Chartered status

The ECITB and Oil and Gas Project Management Steering Group (OPMSG) are pleased to announce they will sponsor 15 candidates on the Registered Project Professional Programme (RPP) in 2020. The Association for Project Management (APM) RPP is the next step on the ladder of professional achievement for project managers, bringing [...]

2020-04-21T15:26:00+01:00April 21st, 2020|News, Oil & Gas|0 Comments

Update on the ECITB ITEC for learners and training providers

The ECITB has today announced plans to support training providers and learners currently enrolled on our Introduction to Engineering Construction ITEC programme to ensure as many as possible can complete the course later in the year. Training providers delivering our Introduction to Engineering Construction (ITEC) will continue to receive payments [...]

2020-03-27T13:51:33+00:00March 27th, 2020|News, Oil & Gas|0 Comments

Subsea 7 Team Scoops Top Award in ACTIVE Cup Challenge

The ACTIVE Cup winning team from Subsea7. A team from Subsea 7 has scooped the top prize in the seventh annual oil and gas ACTIVE Cup Challenge. Winners Nicola Cowe, Paul Nicoll, Olav Vennemann, Robert Dicken, Neil Dunsmore and Jennifer Fulton – otherwise known as The Subsea 6 [...]

2020-03-16T09:48:05+00:00March 16th, 2020|News, Oil & Gas|0 Comments

ECITB rolls out new improved industry collaboration toolkit

An updated version of the ECITB's succesful industry collaboration toolkit for project professionals in the oil and gas sector is now available. The Project Collaboration Toolkit Edition 2, a practical ‘go-to’ guide aimed at supporting and benefitting projects through improved collaboration and smarter ways of working across the engineering construction [...]

2020-03-13T15:20:15+00:00March 4th, 2020|News, Oil & Gas|0 Comments

ECITB bursary to back Nuclear careers

Are you looking to start or further your career in the Nuclear sector? Our Nuclear Bursary Award scheme is now open, so make sure you apply before 17 January. The bursary scheme, which is funded by the ECITB and the NDA and managed by NSAN, provides financial support to [...]

2019-12-05T09:30:12+00:00December 5th, 2019|News, Nuclear, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Lift off for UK’s first ECITB qualified industrial drone operator

Conal Ferguson, UAV Operator and Managing Director of Stornoway-based HebDrone, has become the first person to successfully complete the new ECITB-approved training standard for industrial drone operators.  Conal Ferguson (R) of HebDrone alongside trainer Ian Cameron (L) from Texo Compliance The Industrial Drone Operations Training Course was developed [...]

2019-11-06T08:24:27+00:00November 5th, 2019|News, Policy & Research, Sector, Uncategorised|0 Comments