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£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

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Major CITB funding boost to retain more apprentices in Scottish construction

Employers and apprentices in the Scottish construction industry welcomed news today that the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) will increase its annual attendance grant funding to £2,500 for each apprentice in training.

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08 March 2019 11:00
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Cash injection from CITB makes social enterprise more sustainable

CCI Scotland is a landscape construction contractor, where 100% of its profits go into their charitable arm, providing a foot in the door to people who want to work in construction, but aren’t quite ready for mainstream employment.

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CITB seeks three new board members to broaden skillset

CITB is encouraging influential individuals with experience of Finance, HR, Communications, IT or Training to apply to become Trustees of its Board.

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£200k gaming technology set to bring more apprentices into construction

An exciting new downloadable game – which demonstrates the benefits of a career in construction through games-based learning – has been launched at the Skills Scotland show at Glasgow’s SEC.

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CITB report: Digital technology could transform construction - but requires skills and culture change

New CITB report shows how modern technologies can increase productivity, transform efficiency and help attract people to the sector.

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15 October 2018 11:30
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Scotland’s iconic buildings set to benefit from sought-after stonemasonry skills

A new Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) partnership has been launched in Edinburgh to help meet the demand for stonemasonry skills to protect and preserve Scotland’s iconic buildings.

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02 October 2018 08:00
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CITB appoints industry experts to Nation Councils

CITB today announce the new members of its Nation Councils for England, Scotland and Wales.

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27 September 2018 09:00
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CITB appoints Chairs to new Nation Councils

CITB today announce the three new Nation Council Chairs – one each in England, Scotland and Wales.

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CITB launches first-of-its-kind skills analysis for Scottish construction

Scottish construction is set to benefit from new CITB research which – for the first time – will give a detailed five-year overview of skills, demand and supply.

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11 July 2018 00:01
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