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Don’t be afraid to start the conversation

ECITB is celebrating International Women in Engineering Day 2022 by launching a Diversity and Inclusion blog series. The aim of this blog series is provide a space where different experiences can be shared, different thoughts put forward, in order that everyone can learn a little about the lived reality [...]

June 24th, 2022|Categories: Diversity and Inclusion|0 Comments

ACE card to use smart technology

The ECITB’s ACE card will now incorporate smart technology as part of a nationwide effort to improve the industry’s card checking procedures and safety on major construction sites. The ACE Card is automatically issued to individuals who hold both an ECITB vocational qualification in an engineering construction discipline and [...]

June 22nd, 2022|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

ECITB launches MJI training products for wind turbine technicians

The ECITB has developed wind turbine mechanical joint integrity training products in response to demand from industry. Working with industry employers and subject matter experts, the ECITB has developed a training standard, log book assignment, and a technical test for the verified controlled bolting of [...]

June 22nd, 2022|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

New scholarship in Shetland to support the next generation of engineers

A scholarship to equip the next generation of engineers for careers in industry has been launched in Shetland at the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI). The ECITB scholarship will provide technical training for new starters in mechanical and electrical engineering technician pathways to help create a pipeline [...]

June 13th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

Inspirational project management mentoring programme returns

The UK’s most successful mentoring scheme for project managers welcomes former mentees back as mentors for the first time this year with the aim to “inspire others to reach their goals”. Coordinated by the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB), the Project Management Mentoring Programme matches mentors and mentees [...]

May 27th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

ECITB short courses prove a hit with employers

Short courses from the ECITB are proving a hit with employers as they deliver punchy, bite-sized remote learning in a range of important areas. Delivered remotely, the courses – taught by ECITB-approved training provider, Go Forth – cover topics including risk management, introduction to project control, estimating and project document [...]

May 26th, 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

ECITB to support net zero scholarship in 2022

A scholarship to equip the next generation of engineers for the energy transition has been launched by the ECITB. The ECITB Energy Transfer Technician Scholarship aims to provide a sustainable pipeline of new talent for industry by equipping young people with the industrial knowledge and skills that are in [...]

May 9th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

Scotland’s first net zero scholarship launches in Aberdeen with £100k ETZ cash boost

A scholarship to equip the next generation of engineers for the energy transition has been launched in Aberdeen today (5 May 2022) at North East Scotland College (Nescol).  The ECITB Energy Transfer Technician Scholarship will provide technical training for young engineers starting their careers in the energy sector and [...]

May 5th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

Industry consulted on new ECITB strategy for engineering construction skills

The ECITB is inviting engineering construction companies to have their say on its new strategy to steer industry skills over the next three years. The employer-led Government skills body has identified a number of challenges and opportunities for industry, most pressingly, the need to grow workforce numbers for upcoming [...]

April 22nd, 2022|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

ECITB responds to British Energy Security Strategy

The ECITB has welcomed the government’s new British Energy Security Strategy, which has set out plans to boost wind power, new nuclear, solar and hydrogen, along with domestic oil and gas, and make 95% of electricity low carbon by 2030. As the employer-led skills body for the engineering construction industry, [...]

April 7th, 2022|Categories: Net Zero, News|0 Comments

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