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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The ECITB has reacted to today’s announcement by Hitachi that the Japanese firm has withdrawn from the planned Wylfa Newydd new nuclear power project on Anglesey.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

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

ECITB announces major review to futureproof training standards

The ECITB – leading skills body for the engineering construction industry – has revealed plans for a major review of its training standards to futureproof training and enhance digital skills. With the increased demand for digital skills, and rapid technological change sweeping through the workplace, the ECITB aims to ensure [...]

The ECITB asks industry for new mandate to meet growing demand for training

The ECITB has asked engineering construction companies to back its plan on skills to steer them through a critical time for the industry. The Government-sponsored skills body has identified the expanding offsite workforce and increased demand for skills training among a number of key challenges the engineering construction industry must [...]

ECITB joins forces with Aberdeen company to launch UK’s first new training standard for industrial drone operators

The UK’s first training course for industrial drone operators was today launched in Aberdeen by the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB). The ECITB-approved Industrial Drone Operations Training Course was developed by Aberdeen-based Texo Compliance to ensure that the next generation of drone A drone inspects an offshore platform [...]

Call for energy industry to work together to build future workforce

Engineering construction companies must work together collaboratively if they are to address the skills challenges across the UK energy sector, ECITB Chief Executive Chris Claydon has told industry leaders. The call to work together was made at SNS2019, the energy conference in the East of [...]