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To mark Scottish Careers Week, one MSP is flying the flag for careers in the built environment after visiting one of Scotland’s largest mixed-use developments. Martin Whitfield MSP, a former primary school teacher and Labour Member of the Scottish Parliament for South Scotland, visited Blindwe

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The CITB has secured the support required to continue its role to support skills and training across England, Scotland and Wales for another three years by way of the consensus process. Eleven of the 14 Prescribed Organisations (trade bodies representing employers across the industry) supported

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Members of the Scottish Building Federation (SBF) have voted in favour of the Consensus Proposal for a new Levy Order to encourage training in the construction industry. 74% of SBF members endorsed the Levy Proposal for 2022 – 2025 put forward by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB)

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A former apprentice who brings a strong track record in skills, training and organisational development will begin his role as the new CITB chief executive from September 1. Tim Balcon has led professional and membership bodies, the most notable being as chief executive at the Institute of Environme

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Apprentices, employers and the wider construction industry are set to benefit from a new partnership between CITB and Skills Development Scotland (SDS). The partnership comes as new figures demonstrate the success of the Apprentice Employment Grant (AEG), which has helped to recruit almost 500 appre

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CITB has announced the appointment of the chairs of its Nation Councils for England, Scotland and Wales. Angela Forbes from BuildForce, a social enterprise which brings ex-Forces personnel into the construction sector, has been appointed chair for the Scotland Nation council.

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CITB has appointed Jackie Ducker as the organisation’s new customer and product director, replacing the outgoing Braden Connolly. Jackie, who steps into her new role on July 5, has a strong track record in the construction and services sectors and has held a range of business improvement,

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A project to recruit and train 150 high quality assessors for the construction industry in Scotland is back on track following a pause due to Covid. The two-year project, driven by CITB and Energy Skills Partnership (ESP) in partnership with 24 Scottish colleges, government agencies and private trai

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Industry support for proposals confirmed by CITB to keep construction levy rates the same for 2022-25 is to be measured this summer.  CITB consulted with construction employers and industry representatives earlier this year on draft levy proposals agreed by the Levy Strategy Comm

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