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Are you missing a grant payment from CITB?

Are you missing a grant payment from CITB? Please authorise your grant claims for payment Our records show you have grant claims waiting for authorisation on your CITB Online account, once you have approved them you will receive payment into your bank account. How to authorise your grant payment All your outstanding grant claims need… Read more »

Launch of New Fairness, Inclusion & Respect Resources to mark National Inclusion Week “Will Benefit Everyone in UK Construction”

FIR Programme-general flyer-2pg-Aug20-rev6 FIR Ambassadors flyer-2pg-rev6 FIR Toolkit flyer-Aug2020-rev5 As you may be aware CECA and the Supply Chain School have been leading a steering group of industry leaders to develop The Fairness Inclusion and Respect Programme part-funded by the CITB and now endorsed by the Construction Leadership Council. The FIR Programme, developed by the… Read more »

Weekly News Update – UK Construction Week, Go Construct & more

Good evening, Supporting training through the recovery, retaining skilled workers and attracting new recruits is CITB’s focus in the coming months. This week is UK Construction Week (5-9 October) and you can find out more below about how to get involved with this year’s online-only events. There are also updates on CITB’s Go Construct and… Read more »

2020 Levy Return now available to complete online

2020 Levy Return Your Levy Return is available to complete online. Please log into your account at to complete and submit your Levy Return. Need help ? Our Guidance Notes will help you and can be found online on our website. If you need any additional help completing your Levy Return, please do not… Read more »

First aid requalification extensions

As you will be aware the HSE allowed an extension to first aid certificates that needed to be refreshed after 16/03/2020. This was set to 30/09/2020 in the assumption that those needing training would be able to access that training. With additional disruption the HSE have extended this timeline. Here is what they have posted:… Read more »

Upto £7.5K Skills & Training Funding

Here is the link to this years Skill & Training Funding information – Skills-and-training-fund for SME’s Please note: in order to manage a significant reduction in the budget available to support these funds in 2020/21, it will only be possible to support the top scoring applications each month.  In order to maximise your chance of… Read more »

Site Safety Plus Certificate Expiry

CITB Urgent Messages – Site Safety Plus: SSP certificate expiry During the COVID-19 crisis, CITB provided a grace period for delegates whose SMSTS/SSSTS achievement had expired after 15 March 2020. The grace period allowed delegates who were unable to access a refresher course before their certificate expired until the 30th September 2020 to join… Read more »

Weekly News Update – Strategic Plan launch and Levy Proposals

Good afternoon, Today’s email contains a summary of the key aims and initiatives set out in our new Strategic Plan 2021-25; a reminder of the deadline for completing your Levy Return; and details of the Construction Leadership Council’s (CLC) latest People Survey. Yesterday evening, the Prime Minister advised the nation to return to working from home,… Read more »