The success of the Construction Skills Fund (CSF) in delivering site-ready learners for the industry has been rewarded with a 12-month extension by the Department for Education (DfE). The fund is run by CITB and forms a key part of
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Lessons to be learned: CICV Forum issues new safety guide for apprentices preparing to return to college
As Scotland’s colleges and training centres discuss reopening, the Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum has helped develop a new set of guidelines designed to keep staff and apprentices safe. Compiled by Forum members the Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB), the Scottish Electrical Charitable Training
Currently at this time of COVID 19 Pandemic the UK is being flooded with a huge amount of Fake PPE (personal Protection Equipment) product, covered apparently with all manner of spurious Certifications & documentation. BSIF have been flat out actively
Zero Suicide Alliance (ZSA) which is a collaboration of over 1,300 people from NHS trusts, businesses, charities and individuals; aims to raise awareness of suicide and improve the support available to those who are contemplating suicide. ZSA currently have two
Leading work at height training provider, 3 Education has re-opened its doors in the wake of the UK’s Coronavirus peak, with strict safety polices adapting to “the new normal” – offering low number, socially distanced training courses to rigorously enforced safety policies.
CITB have introduced a remote learning and examination option for their health and Safety Awareness course, designed to counter the closures of Site Safety Plus training centres. Contact your training centre to reschedule your course onto the online version. Site
The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) are currently experiencing difficulties issuing cards to first-time applicants or those wishing to renew. The problem stems from the need for all applications to be supported by a passed CITB Health, Safety and Environment
The Coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak is putting employers under extreme pressure. However, to help keep valuable skills within the construction industry, CITB are making available advanced payment of apprenticeship attendance grants of up to £2,500 for second and third year apprentices.