New report on Green Jobs and Carbon Capture & Storage

Today, the Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Task and Finish Group (T&FG) published its findings and recommendations to inform the government’s Green Jobs Action Plan and the wider sector on how to plan and play a key role in resolving critical skills gaps, challenges and opportunities. The CCS T&FG, [...]

2024-04-22T12:53:48+01:00April 22nd, 2024|Net Zero, News|0 Comments

Subsea7’s Robert Crofts named new Chair of ECITB’s Project Management Steering Group

Subsea7’s Robert Crofts has taken over the helm of the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board’s (ECITB) Project Management Steering Group (PMSG). He replaces Infinity Engineering Technical Director Mark Fotheringham, who has been a member of the group for five years, three as Chair and one as Vice-Chair. Robert, who [...]

2024-04-15T11:34:45+01:00April 15th, 2024|News, PMSG, Project Management|0 Comments

Transferring skills for the energy transition | Case study

“It’s a great opportunity to take the best of an established industry and apply it to a fast-growing sector,” says Harrison Waugh, a project manager who was formerly in oil and gas and now works in the offshore wind sector. On the back of a story about skills for [...]

2024-04-10T11:33:26+01:00April 10th, 2024|Net Zero, News, Oil & Gas, Renewables|0 Comments

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 [...]

2024-04-10T08:08:34+01:00April 8th, 2024|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, [...]

2024-03-20T10:14:16+00:00March 20th, 2024|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 [...]

2024-03-18T12:22:32+00:00March 18th, 2024|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 [...]

2024-03-19T17:07:15+00:00March 14th, 2024|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 [...]

2024-04-03T10:57:21+01:00March 12th, 2024|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 [...]

2024-03-15T08:53:31+00:00March 11th, 2024|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 [...]

2024-03-11T11:31:21+00:00March 7th, 2024|News, Project Management|0 Comments
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