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Ageing oil and gas workforce presents net zero challenge

The UK’s oil and gas industry faces worrying workforce shortages if current skills gaps are not addressed now, the ECITB’s 2021 Workforce Census suggests. Oil and gas onshore workforce by headcount Data from 68 of some of the largest engineering contractor companies active in the sector indicates [...]

January 20th, 2022|Categories: Oil & Gas, Policy & Research, Sector, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Achievement of apprentices shows value of ECITB pandemic initiative to the future of industry

Just six months after he started his Modern Apprenticeship in Engineering Maintenance (Electrical) with Fife-based DPS Group, Jack Arthur (20) found himself in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic. DPS GROUP: Apprentice Jack Arthur and Managing Director Colin Burnett With large parts of the industry affected by the [...]

December 20th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

Nuclear Bursary now open to support careers in industry

Are you looking to enter or further your career in the UK’s nuclear industry? The Nuclear Bursary is now open to support education and training opportunities for applicants starting or furthering their professional career in nuclear. The current round of the Nuclear Bursary scheme, managed by NSAN and funded by [...]

December 15th, 2021|Categories: Apprenticeships, Graduates, Nuclear|0 Comments

New wind turbine maintenance and inspection training standards to improve offshore safety

New training to improve safety for workers who inspect and maintain wind turbines has been launched by the ECITB following a successful pilot by Hexis Ltd. Delegates undergo assessment during the pilot course, ran by Hexis Ltd at East Coast College, Suffolk. Designed in response to the [...]

December 13th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

Training providers: Could you deliver the ECITB Scholarship in 2022?

The ECITB is inviting training providers to tender for contracts to deliver the Scholarship programme, which starts in September 2022. These contracts relate to the delivery of the ECITB Scholarship Programme through a combination of knowledge and practical skills delivery. Ideally, on completion of the course, the scholars will progress [...]

December 10th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

WATCH: Green career pathways session at COP26

The ECITB’s Head of Strategy, Policy and Insights Jenny Young, appeared at COP26 on Sunday 7 November as a panelist at the Green Career Pathways event.  Jenny explains what a net zero job looks like and the skills required for the energy transition and you can watch the whole [...]

November 10th, 2021|Categories: News|0 Comments

Industry expert applauds ECITB pandemic initiative

Technical and professional solutions expert Fluor has commended the ECITB’s Train to Retain initiative for helping apprentices and graduates within the company continue key training and development activities during the pandemic. UK representatives of the Fortune 500 company, which has been providing engineering, procurement and construction services worldwide for [...]

November 4th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

Changes to the CCNSG safety passport renewal rules

Changes to the CCNSG safety passport will require delegates to attend a renewal course or take an online renewal test before their safety passport expires from the 1st April 2022. Under the current rules of the scheme, all delegates who hold a valid CCNSG card have 3 years and a further [...]

November 3rd, 2021|Categories: News|0 Comments

Highlighting green career pathways at COP26

The ECITB’s Head of Strategy, Policy and Insights Jenny Young, a panellist at the COP26 Green Career Pathways event on 7th November, on what net zero means for industry jobs. Jenny Young, ECITB Head of Strategy, Policy and Insights It’s a privilege to have a platform at COP26 [...]

November 2nd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

Project Management Conference 2021 – how was it for you?

A huge thank you to everyone who attended our first virtual conference - Project Management and Roadmap 2035: Leading the journey to net zero – yesterday. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. PM Conference 21 opening panel with (L to R): Lynda Armstrong, Chair ECITB; Chris [...]

October 29th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

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