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Apply for support to retain and develop key skills in industry

A new £4.5m scheme to support the retention of essential skills during and after the Covid-19 crisis has been launched by the ECITB, with engineering construction employers invited to apply from Wednesday 10 June. The Train to Retain scheme supports the ongoing development of apprentices and graduates within in-scope companies [...]

June 10th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

Online training to support better remote working

As we begin to ease the lockdown across the UK, the ECITB continues to highlight remote learning options that allow vital skills training to continue during the COVID-19 crisis. With social distancing restrictions impacting on every aspect of our lives, the ECITB has curated a selection of online learning and [...]

June 1st, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

Online options for technical training

Throughout the lockdown period, the ECITB has sought out online learning so vital skills training can continue during the COVID-19 crisis.  Chris Claydon - ECITB CEO With social distancing restrictions having a severe impact on every aspect of our lives, the ECITB has highlighted some online learning and [...]

May 27th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

ECITB unveils new Board Members

The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) has announced the appointment of five new Board members to lead the organisation. Appointed by the Minister for Apprenticeships and Skills, Gillian Keegan MP, Board members will work under the leadership of Lynda Armstrong OBE, Chair of the ECITB.  They will help [...]

May 21st, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

Online training to support mental wellbeing and health and safety

Social distancing restrictions have severely impacted on every aspect of our lives, including our mental wellbeing. During Mental Health Awareness Week, the ECITB has highlighted some online learning and webinars that are available to help with health and safety, including mental health. Chris Claydon, ECITB Chief Executive, said: “These are [...]

May 18th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

Sponsored APM Registered Project Professional (RPP) Support Programme – Invitation for Applicants

Huge congratulations to the latest oil and gas project management professionals to successfully achieve the Association for Project Management Registered Project Professional (APM RPP) after completing an ECITB-sponsored support programme. Andy Foster, Subsea 7; Richard Thomas, Wood PLC; Brian Clark, Spirit Energy and Dave Andrews of Total E&P UK, are [...]

May 14th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

Mentoring programme participants share knowledge remotely

Project managers across the country are taking part in the ECITB’s 2020 mentoring scheme, which is being delivered remotely this year in spite of the Covid-19 pandemic. For the sixth consecutive year, a mentoring programme for oil and gas professionals is underway. And for the first time, the ECITB is [...]

May 13th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

Online training to support Cyber Awareness & Security

The ECITB continues to profile training providers offering online learning in vital skills during the COVID-19 crisis.  With social distancing restrictions having a severe impact on every aspect of our lives, the ECITB looks at online learning and webinars to help develop cyber awareness and security. Chris Claydon, ECITB Chief [...]

May 11th, 2020|Categories: News, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Shane learns new tricks to deliver online classroom for apprentices

“Going out of my comfort zone to teach apprentices online is turning out much better than I expected,” says Shane Forth who teaches apprentices for Northern Skills Group, the commercial training arm of Middlesbrough College. Shane, an ECITB approved assessor who has over 40 years project management and controls experience [...]

May 6th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

ECITB unveils new skills crisis package to support industry

New measures, with up to £6m made immediately available for this year, have been green-lighted today by the ECITB’s Board. The ECITB has announced a raft of new measures to help employers, training providers and learners through the Covid-19 crisis. The wide-ranging package will help employers retain skilled young [...]

May 5th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments
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