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Five tips for renewing your CCNSG Safety Passport

The CCNSG Safety Passport is the nationally recognised safety card for the UK engineering construction industry and is often a pre-requisite for workers to enter sites. Holding a Client Contractor National Safety Group (CCNSG) card assures workers remain current and up to date in their skills and knowledge to [...]

April 8th, 2024|Categories: CCNSG, News|0 Comments

Dave Boden-Hook appointed new Chair of the CCNSG Committee

Dave Boden-Hook, Head of Management Services for Wright Brothers Industrial Services and Managing Director of Wright Medics, has taken over the helm of the CCNSG* Committee that leads the direction of the preeminent Safety Passport programme. Dave replaces Mark Riley, Project Controls Lead in Emerging Energy for Phillips 66, [...]

March 20th, 2024|Categories: CCNSG, News|0 Comments

Work to decarbonise industrial clusters showcases ECITB strategy in action

Blog by Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) Chief Executive Andrew Hockey As we approach the halfway point of our three-year Leading Industry Learning Strategy 2023-25, it feels like a good time to take stock and revisit its objectives. Back in September 2022, we pledged more than £87m over [...]

March 18th, 2024|Categories: CEO Insights, Net Zero, News, Work Ready|0 Comments

ECITB adds safety module to leadership course to give supervisors the edge

The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) has added a safety module to its supervisor training programme that has remained among its most popular courses for more than 15 years. The Giving Supervisors the Edge training programme is part of the ECITB’s offering of supervisor and leadership courses, which [...]

March 14th, 2024|Categories: Leadership, News|0 Comments

Extra funding for providers delivering welding apprenticeships

The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) has welcomed a funding boost for 13 ‘growth sector’ apprenticeships in England. The Treasury has published further details about the two-year, £50 million apprenticeship pilot, which was first announced by the Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, in the 2023 Autumn Statement. Thirteen apprenticeship standards [...]

March 12th, 2024|Categories: Apprenticeships, News|0 Comments

ECITB helping unemployed across UK become ‘Work Ready’ for jobs in industry

Almost 50 people, including many who have been long-term unemployed, have taken the first steps to securing a job in the engineering construction industry after beginning Trainee Maintenance Operative (TMO) Work Ready Programmes. Three cohorts started in the last two weeks in Hampshire, Pembrokeshire and Teesside and will gain [...]

March 11th, 2024|Categories: News, Work Ready|0 Comments

Worley triumphs at Carnoustie in second ACTIVE Cup project management event of 2024

Worley was crowned champions of the 48th ECITB ACTIVE Cup as ten teams from companies in the engineering construction industry competed at Carnoustie Golf Hotel near Dundee in Scotland. Now in its 30th year, the event was the second ACTIVE Cup project management competition of the year, after a [...]

March 7th, 2024|Categories: News, Project Management|0 Comments

ECITB facilitates NAECI course to ‘help maintain good industrial relations’ within Sellafield supply chain

The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) facilitated a cohort of 15 learners from across Sellafield’s supply chain companies to attend its NAECI Industrial Relations course. The NAECI course was delivered by Don Atkinson of ACTTNow Training and took place at St Bees Management Centre in Cumbria. The National [...]

March 5th, 2024|Categories: News, Nuclear|0 Comments

Partnership to support professionals to return to ocean industry roles and improve diversity

The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) and Global Underwater Hub have come together with STEM Returners to launch a new partnership to drive equality and diversity across the underwater industry. A sector-wide STEM Returners programme will be delivered across multiple organisations within Global Underwater Hub’s membership network and [...]

March 4th, 2024|Categories: Diversity and Inclusion, News|0 Comments

Performance and intelligence focus at ECITB National Forum

More than 110 people from 70 different organisations attended the annual Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) National Forum yesterday. At the event senior leaders from the industry-led skills body shared the ECITB’s plans for this year and performance highlights from 2023 with employers, training providers and other stakeholders. [...]

February 22nd, 2024|Categories: CEO Insights, News, Policy & Research|0 Comments

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