• Anne Milton launches £22m construction skills fund

    The skills minister has launched a new £22 million fund to help tackle construction skills shortages. The 18-month scheme will be overseen by the Construction Industry Training Board and funded by the Department for Education. For our economy to thrive we need everyone, regardless of their age or background, to be able to get the

    12.33 Jun. 18th, 2018 | News

  • CITB finds almost three quarters of Carillion apprentices new employers

    Almost three quarters of the apprentices left jobless following the collapse of Carillion have secured new employment, following an “extraordinary effort” by the construction industry over the last month. At first, 700 were offered alternative apprenticeships by the end of January, after the outsourcing giant entered liquidation on the 15th. But attempts to move more

    10.00 Apr. 14th, 2018 | News

  • Bids to open for share of new construction retraining fund in April

    Bidding is to open next month for a share of a new construction retraining fund worth tens of millions of pounds. The Treasury announced back in November that it would establish a “formal partnership” with the Confederation of British Industry and the Trades Union Congress, to oversee a new national retraining scheme focusing on improving

    18.32 Mar. 26th, 2018 | News

  • NOCN expanding through new acquisition

    Expansion is on the cards this summer for awarding organisation NOCN, with a new acquisition from the Construction Industry Training Board, which it claims will transform it into one of the biggest AOs in the UK. Cskills Awards, currently a division of the CITB, will officially move to NOCN on August 1 and will bring

    0.01 May. 26th, 2017 | News