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  1. GDPR Privacy notice


    What we may need from you We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access the information (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is another appropriate security measure to ensure that personal information is not disclosed to any person who […]

  2. FIS and CITB to attract 1,500 new entrants with new £2.1m project

    A new £2.1m partnership has been agreed between the Finishes and Interiors Sector (FIS) and the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB). The Fit-out Futures programme will address key challenges faced in the finishes and interior sector, including skills shortages, lack of new entrants and difficulty in accessing quality training. The programme has received £1.5 million […]

  3. CITB shares plans to address homebuilding skills challenges with Minister

    Housing Minister Dominic Raab MP met with Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) senior executives in Bircham Newton today to discuss CITB’s Vision 2020 reforms and how they will help build the homes Britain needs. CITB Chief Executive Sarah Beale, together with Policy Director Steve Radley and Industry Relations Director Mark Noonan, presented their bold plans […]

  4. CITB funding new projects to increase productivity and profits

    The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) is funding four new projects valued at £500,000 to reduce errors, defects and rework during construction work, increasing productivity and profitability. The projects come following successful bids by Berkeley, Kier, and Vinci – supported by The Get It Right Initiative (GIRI) – and the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) […]

  5. Don’t forget to complete your levy return by 31st December 2016


    Levy Return and how to send Once your business is registered with CITB, you need to send a Levy Return. The CITB use the return to assess how much levy your business pays. You also need to complete a return in order to claim CITB grants. Who must send a Levy Return Under the Industrial […]

  6. Almost £2 million in funding awarded to SMEs by CITB

    Close to £2 million in CITB funding has been given to small, medium and micro-sized construction firms over the last 12 months. A whopping 442 SMEs across Great Britain have successfully applied for £1.9 million in funding, with an increasing number of firms from Scotland and Wales, including some in Gateshead, Aberystwyth and on the […]

  7. DfE approves CITB’s plan to support employers to develop Trailblazers


    The Department of Education (DfE) has approved a CITB plan to support employers to develop the construction industry’s new Apprenticeship Standards, which will replace existing Frameworks. Development of the Standards will continue to be employer-led to ensure apprentices’ training is in line with the industry’s skills needs. The plan aims to have all construction Apprenticeship […]

  8. What does Brexit vote mean? For construction: a slowdown

    The construction industry is facing a slowdown in growth in the aftermath of the EU referendum vote, according to the latest data from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB). The latest Construction Skills Network report (PDF, 265 KB) reveals that construction’s expected output over the next five years now averages 2% per annum – down […]

  9. Apprentices shine at SkillBuild final

    Ten construction apprentices were named the best in the United Kingdom at the SkillBuild 2016 final. SkillBuild, a competition organised and supported by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), with the final being held from 17-19 November as part of the Skills Show at Birmingham’s NEC. Over 80 young construction apprentices battled it out in […]

  10. 2017 Open Doors Week

    The 2017 Open Doors Week will take place from Monday 27 March to Saturday 1 April. Find out more and register your interest at


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