New CITB and CCS partnership to improve image of construction

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has joined forces with the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) in a milestone partnership.

Published 29 January 2019

CSIC and CITB team up to tackle industry's future skills challenge

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) and the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) have formed a new partnership to help address the shortage of innovation skills in the construction industry.

Published 25 January 2019

Three Scottish trainees win gold at SkillBuild National Final

Three students representing colleges throughout Scotland have been named some of the country’s most talented trainees at the SkillBuild National Final.

Published 20 November 2018

GRAHAM apprentice makes it a double at CITB Awards

Glasgow-based GRAHAM apprentice Shams Rahimi has expressed his “pride” after scooping two coveted awards at the Construction Industry Training Board Awards.

Published 8 November 2018

CITB provides £5m boost to get hard-to-reach candidates into construction

CITB has launched its biggest-ever funding opportunity opens with a £5 million commission to help under-represented groups into the construction industry.

Published 2 November 2018

Culture change required for construction to adapt to digital age

Digital technology has the potential to transform the construction industry but only if the sector is equipped with the right skills and knowledge, according the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB).

Published 16 October 2018

Industry experts appointed to CITB Nation Council for Scotland

CITB has today announced the new members of its Nations Councils for Scotland, England and Wales.

Published 27 September 2018

Pupils learn traditional building skills at Scottish Parliament event

Secondary pupils from schools in Glasgow, Stirling, Perth and Musselburgh took part in a two-day traditional building skills event held at the Scottish Parliament this week.

Published 12 September 2018

Tony Elliott to chair CITB’s new Nation Council for Scotland

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has appointed the three chairs of its new Nation Councils for Scotland, England and Wales, which the body said will play a crucial role in helping to determine the future of GB construction and provide strategic advice to meet sector skill needs.

Published 24 July 2018

Regional skills analysis of Scottish construction sector revealed in first-of-its-kind report

A detailed five-year overview of skills, demand and supply from across Scotland’s construction sector has been produced thanks to new research from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) that gives an unprecedented level of detail about the industry.

Published 11 July 2018

CITB staff issue vote of no confidence over head office relocation plans

The union which represents Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) staff and management representatives has described the organisation’s proposed headquarters relocation as “deeply flawed”.

Published 5 June 2018

CITB appoints three industry leaders to its Board

Three leading figures in the construction industry have been appointed to the CITB Board.

Published 5 June 2018

CITB workers launch petition to save 'vital' skills training

Workers at the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) have launched a petition to put pressure on its new chairman to reverse plans to outsource the organisation’s construction training and oppose plans to outsource so called ‘back office functions’.

Published 4 May 2018

CITB invites industry to join Scotland’s Nation Council

CITB Scotland is urging influential industry representatives to apply to join its new Nation Council and play a crucial role in helping to determine the future of UK construction.

Published 25 April 2018

More than 750 jobs to go at CITB as three year business plan revealed

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has announced plans to reduce its workforce by more than 50% over the next three years as part of new reforms to the organisation designed to “modernise its business and relentlessly focus on skills”.

Published 17 April 2018