Training & Skills

Training & Skills

Apprentice safety on site

CITB has issued a Top Ten Checklist for apprentice site safety during Covid-19. This is aimed at employers and site management to help them ensure that apprentices and others are protected against infection and reduce the spread of the virus.

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New online Site Safety Training from CITB

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

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Covid-19 and the impact on CSCS applications

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

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CITB are paying apprenticeship grants in advance

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.

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CISRS release COVID19 statement

As the spread of Coronavirus Covid-19 continues, it was inevitable that CISRS training centres would consider and then implement cancellations or rescheduling. Course delegates want to keep learning and centre staff want to keep earning, but it’s critical that everyone

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What is the CITB levy used for?

The CITB levy imposed on employers within the construction industry is used to support the development of a skilled workforce. Stacey Underhill, head of external affairs at the Scaffolding Association, provides an overview of the skills development opportunity for the

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HAKI grows training portfolio

HAKI is now delivering the one-day CISRS Operative Training Scheme (COTS) to customers from its CITB-accredited training centre in Milton Keynes. The COTS course, accredited by CISRS, enables people who are new to scaffolding to learn the basics of the

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