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CITB is investing £90,000 to fund a pilot scheme which will provide mental health support for apprentices from the start of their construction industry careers. Optima UK Ltd will train further education construction tutors to be Mental Health First Aiders so they can support construction app

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A recruitment campaign which set out to train high-quality assessors for the construction industry in Scotland has played a vital role in economic recovery, the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has said. The two-year project launched back in early 2020 was targeted at experienced tradespe

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CITB has announced a new development opportunity for employers wanting to improve leadership and management skills across their business. The launch of 11 short courses, developed following industry feedback and aligned to the Institute of Leadership and Management frameworks, will provide frontline

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Construction professionals, from apprentices up to company directors, that can inspire young people by sharing experiences from their varied and rewarding careers in the industry are being encouraged to become a Go Construct STEM Ambassador. CITB, in partnership with STEM Learning, recently launched

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CITB has announced an investment of more than £800,000 for the launch of a new employer network pilot project, which could revolutionise the way the construction sector access and receive funding for training in the future. Over 3,800 levy-registered construction businesses will be eligible to

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CITB is investing £3 million into the Scottish construction sector to support individuals at the start of their career and increase job retention. The commission, Scottish Academy for Construction Opportunities (SACO), will target the Highlands and Islands and Scotland Central and Southern, an

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CITB has marked Mental Health Awareness Week (9-15 May 2022) with a pledge to continue its support to training and understanding. A study compiled by the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity and CITB highlighted the toll poor mental health is taking. The research showed 26% of construction worke

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Almost 14,000 businesses have been supported in the form of grants from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), with over £77 million paid out in the last year, and over 45% of grant spent going to small and micro businesses, new data has revealed.

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The Chancellor’s decision to slash VAT to 0% on home energy saving measures has been broadly welcomed by contractors and trade bodies, though calls remain for the UK Government to support and incentivise people in undertaking retrofitting and other projects through further public support and i

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