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News 29 August 2019

£10m boost from CITB to get people of diverse backgrounds into construction

CITB will target more than 11,800 people to attract them into construction careers. Construction output is expected to grow by 1.3% per year

CPA Awards

This year’s Construction Plant-hire Association’s (CPA) Stars of the Future Awards recognised 15 apprentices for their achievements in plant construction.

CITB supporting apprentices hit by Shaylor collapse

CITB is in close touch with the administrators of collapsed West Midlands construction firm, Shaylor, to support the four apprentices hit by possible redundancy.

“CITB funding helped us grow our workforce and take on multiple contracts”

Ainsley Construction hadn’t claimed a CITB grant for three years when Gareth Quinlan joined the company.

CITB comment on M4 Relief Road

CITB Wales’ Partnerships Director, Mark Bodger said: “The M4 relief road would have led to a considerable increase in construction jobs in Wales, with valuable opportunities for skills and training.

Clear, simple and delivering value – CITB’s new Business Plan

CITB’s mission is to attract and support the development of people to construct a better Britain.

“CITB funding enabled us to tap into new markets”

Rachel Greenley from award-winning Harriet Lee Building & Renovation Ltd, explains how CITB's Skills and Training fund helped her business thrive.

Stress: know the signs and act

This Mental Health Awareness Week, we take a look at stress, what it is, how to recognise it in ourselves and others, and how to deal with it.

“It doesn’t matter who you are - you can do it!”

There’s never been a better time for women to enter construction.

Ruby urges girls to choose construction

Great British Bake-off star Ruby Bhogal had an empowering message for over 600 Welsh school girls during a unique event at the Construction Wales Innovation Centre.

SkillBuild comes to Coleg Cambria on May 8 2019

SkillBuild, the largest multi-trade competition in the UK for construction trainees and apprentices, comes to Coleg Cambria, Wrexham on Wednesday May 8, 2019.

CITB sets out solutions to “Big Six” skills challenges for the construction industry

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has today set out its plans to help the industry meet critical skills challenges and secure its future workforce.

Suffolk school pupils try their hand at roofing

School pupils in Suffolk can try their hand at being a roofer for a day, thanks to CITB funding of more than £66,700 awarded to a county-wide business group.

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