Tag Archives: CITB

Changes to CITB plant standards and grants announced

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CITB has made changes to its plant standards to standardise training and testing requirements across the construction industry. The changes will start being introduced in January 2023 and follow consultation with employers and stakeholders from across the plant sector. The new standards will ensure safe, consistent and high-quality plant operations …

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Marley Sponsors Skillbuild to Support Tomorrow’s Roofers


As part of its ongoing commitment to investing in future roofing talent, Marley is sponsoring SkillBuild, the UK’s largest running construction skills competition. As sponsor of both the regional qualifiers and final, Marley has also donated JB Red battens and tiles which will be used by trainees and apprentices competing …

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Actis says £5m CITB funding programme may help expand offsite homes offering

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The Construction Industry Training Board’s announcement this week that it is ploughing £5 million into helping under-represented people move into the industry has been welcomed by insulation specialist Actis. The CITB’s Pathways into Construction fund will help building firms train ‘hard to reach’ candidates in a bid to address the …

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Peter Lauener appointed chair of Construction Industry Training Board

Lauener brings a wealth of skills knowledge to the role, having served as chief executive of the Institute Apprenticeships and the Education and Skills Funding Agency. Richard Beresford, chief executive of the National Federation of Builders, said: “Peter’s commitment to the development of skills is beyond question. It is the …

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