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The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has proposed to keep rates at pre-Covid levels as it launches a wide-reaching consultation into its funding proposals. A six-week consultation into how CITB raises its Levy – the funding needed from the industry for the training body to provide i

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The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) is changing its apprenticeship support to enable all levy-registered construction employers to benefit from an expanded support service. Currently, CITB offers employer and apprentice support for its 7,000 contracted apprenticeships, about a third

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A project to recruit and train 100 quality assessors for the construction industry in Scotland has been re-launched after it was put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The two-year project, driven by CITB and ESP, in partnership with 24 Scottish colleges, government agencies and private training

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The Glasgow-based Academy for Construction People has secured funding from CITB to offer a Specialist Applied-Skills Programme at VQ 2 level (/SCQF Level 5 over the next 18 months. The pilot training scheme is for 24 trainees in the following occupations; Interior Systems / Dryliner Fixer and Passiv

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The construction industry is confronted with historic challenges, as well as great opportunities in meeting the target of net zero, including a projected need for up to 300,000 new jobs. As last week marked the first Green Jobs Taskforce meeting, CITB’s sustainability and innovation lead, Rich

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CITB chief executive Sarah Beale has given notice of her resignation which will come into effect from September 2021. Ms Beale has served as CEO since January 2017, having previously held a range of senior leadership positions at the organisation over the past 16 years. &nbs

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In a guest blog for CITB, health and safety consultant Andrew Gardiner shares three lessons to be learnt from lockdown. A contingency plan is essential

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Around 5,000 more construction SMEs will not have to pay any levy to the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) for 2021-22, under new proposals submitted this week to the UK Government. Under the proposals, the Small Business Levy Exemption threshold for employers with wage bills of less

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Housebuilder Stewart Milne Group had never ventured into the world of e-learning for essential training before this year - COVID-19 changed that. Lockdown meant the company’s learning and development manager, Susan Hudson, had to find new ways to train staff. As an employer committed to c

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The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has opened a formal consultation with trade unions and employee representatives over proposals to reduce its headcount by 110 and save £4.5 million a year. The training body said the move is required to address the sustained loss in levy inc

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The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) is to forgo its planned pay increase this year as part of a range of measures to make savings and reduce operating costs. The measures are part of the organisation’s ongoing coronavirus response and follow the decision in June to cut Levy bills b

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