New Era for CITP as Chief Executive Resigns

The Construction Industry Training Board – CITB Chief Executive, Adrian Belton has resigned from his role and will leave at the end of 2016. The decision comes at a rapidly changing time in the Construction Industry where many believe it is a critical time for the training board to develop the offering for the UK after Brexit, the launch of Trailblazer Apprenticeships and the Apprenticeship Levy.

In a statement released by CITB from their Chairman, James Wates announced ‘CITB is now moving onto the next phase of its reform, which is engaging with industry on how it will support, delivering the required change and consulting on a new Levy Order.  This includes reforming the Grants Scheme to ensure that Levy funds are invested in the skills most needed by our industry.’

The change offers the CITB to appoint a successor to deliver on plans delivered to the CITB regarding their future offering to the construction industry.

At the National Construction Academy we support young people to become valuable members of the construction industry overseen by CITB, it is important for the industry to have a quality pipeline of new talent to grow, develop and meet the needs of the UK employers.

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