Recruiting, Training & Retaining Talent

18 June 2018

CSCS to withdraw 100,000 Visitor cards

The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) is taking the next step towards ensuring that all CSCS cardholders achieve a qualification, by withdrawing the Construction Site Visitor card. The card was originally introduced for workers who often did not perform a…

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15 May 2018

A New Generation for the Construction Industry

Build UK and the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) has launched a new work experience guide for the construction industry, designed to make it as easy as possible for companies to provide work experience placements that provide a stepping…

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5 April 2018

CITB implement a new Grants Scheme

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) launched its new Grants Scheme on 1 April 2018, which is supported by a new Construction Training Directory and Construction Training Register. These are collectively known as the new ‘Training Model’. The new Training…

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29 March 2018

Record numbers for Open Doors 2018

This year’s Open Doors took place on 19-24 March and was one of the biggest yet! The campaign, which is led by Build UK in partnership with the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), aims to inspire young people and career…

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23 March 2018

Open Doors Week kicks off!

Open Doors Week has arrived and sites across England, Wales and Scotland are opening up their sites.

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10 January 2018

Book now for Open Doors 2018

Bookings are now open for Open Doors 2018, which is taking place from Monday 19 – Saturday 24 March 2018.

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4 December 2017

CITB launches new Training Initiatives

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) is increasing the standardisation and transferability of training in the construction industry and is launching a Construction Training Directory to support this. The Construction Training Directory is a searchable online directory of construction-related training courses, tests…

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28 November 2017

CLC Updates its Card Scheme Recommendations

Following the success of The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) 2015 decision and its adoption across the industry, the CLC has updated its recommendation on one industry logo. The recommendation, which has been adopted across the industry including in the Build UK…

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20 November 2017

Build UK supports CITB Reform Plan

Build UK supports the reform plan announced by CITB and believe that the plan, which confirmed CITB’s exit from delivering services which don’t fulfil its strategic purpose, will support the industry to meet major challenges including productivity, future skills and…

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15 November 2017

Build UK welcome outcome of ITB Review

Build UK has welcomed the outcome of the ITB Review which has been published by the Department of Education. Government Ministers have confirmed their support for the continuation of CITB and set out clear strategic actions which will benefit the…

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