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Government sets out the ECITB’s annual priorities for 2020

The ECITB has received its Annual Priorities letter for the year ahead from its sponsor the Department for Education. The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families, Michelle Donelan MP, has written to the ECITB’s Chair Lynda Armstrong OBE today (30th January) setting out the Government’s priorities for [...]

January 30th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

New ECITB structure to deliver new strategy

The ECITB has recently completed a restructuring exercise designed to optimise our resources to deliver the new 3 year business plan. The changes, which came into effect on 1st January, will ensure the ECITB continues to deliver value for money to industry by re-focussing our existing resources to deliver [...]

January 29th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

Winners of the 27th ECITB Active Cup announced

Teams from Wood plc, ODE, KBR and Sellafield were the prize winners at the January ECITB ACTIVE Cup held at Cranfield University’s School of Management. They were among the 11 teams to take part in the high-pressure project management competition, where teams oversee a simulated construction project. Teams of five [...]

January 28th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

ECITB announces £5m training boost for graduate engineers

A £5m programme to support leadership and management training for graduates embarking on engineering construction careers has been welcomed as a “huge step forward” by the industry. The ECITB has launched its new Graduate Development Grant programme in response to calls from employers and Government to ensure new graduates entering [...]

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

Industry celebrates success of oil and gas scheme

The successes and achievements of a group of mentors and their mentees working in the oil and gas industry have been celebrated at an awards ceremony in Aberdeen. Fifteen project managers from a number of companies successfully completed the Oil and Gas Industry Project Management Mentoring Programme, which is co-ordinated [...]

January 24th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

Engineering a winning workforce for the nuclear sector

A new training initiative for nuclear employers to help increase workforce diversity and create more inclusive workplaces is now open to engineering construction employers. Delivered by training organisation EqualEngineers, the ECITB-funded course – Engineering a Winning Workforce: Engaging the Majority – aims to help address industry skills gaps, improve [...]

January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

ECITB commits £90m to support the future of industry training

The ECITB has unveiled a new £90 million skills investment plan to meet the current and future skills needs of the engineering construction industry. The business plan sets out the ECITB’s priorities for the next three years. The new 3-year business plan published today by the Government-sponsored [...]

January 22nd, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

ECITB seeks new Board Members

The engineering construction industry is critical to the UK economy. With some £600 billion of infrastructure projects set to be delivered over the next decade, there has never been a more important or interesting time to join the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB), the Department for Education-sponsored skills training [...]

December 11th, 2019|Categories: News|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 [...]

December 5th, 2019|Categories: News, Nuclear, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Lift off for UK’s first ECITB qualified industrial drone operator

Conal Ferguson, UAV Operator and Managing Director of Stornoway-based HebDrone, has become the first person to successfully complete the new ECITB-approved training standard for industrial drone operators.  Conal Ferguson (R) of HebDrone alongside trainer Ian Cameron (L) from Texo Compliance The Industrial Drone Operations Training Course was developed [...]

November 5th, 2019|Categories: News, Policy & Research, Sector, Uncategorised|0 Comments
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