CITB are the Construction Industry Training Board. Within England, Scotland and Wales CITB are a partner in the Sector Skills Council for the construction industry. It's their job to work with the construction industry to encourage training, to help build a safe, professional and fully qualified workforce.
CITB provides support and funding to help companies improve skills, increase their competitiveness and respond to workplace challenges such as the low carbon agenda, reducing costs on site and recruiting the best talent for their sector.
The CITB take a leadership role for the construction industry, addressing skills challenges through their strategic plan:
CITB Strategic Plan
The UK infrastructure plan, a housing boom and the importance of developing new ways of working and embracing new technologies, are combining to create a demand in construction for more skills, new skills and higher level skills.
The CITB have consulted and listened to the industry to assess their priorities, locally, regionally, nationally, with the details of how we will address those issues laid out in their 2015-2017 plan. Working in partnership with other bodies and agencies for example CITB Northern Ireland, UKCES ensures that they lead and promote a world class innovative approach to developing a GB wide workforce.
ConstructionSkills are the Sector Skills Council for the construction industry working under the Universal Services contract to the United Kingdom Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) and is an integral part of the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB)
Construction Products Association (CPA) Skills Survey Report
ConstructionSkills has been working with the CPA to carry out research into the training provided by manufacturers’ to construction operatives and to produce the CPA Skills Survey Report 2015. The focus of the report is on the volume of provision and identifies good practice with a view to developing a process that will align product user training to approved qualifications.
*Key information taken from the CITB’s official website: http://www.citb.co.uk
The menu on the right provides you with a list of CITB training courses available to book with Easybook Training.
CITB Training Courses include: