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CITB NI – Updated Message for our customers

In accordance with Government directives, CITB NI will close its office and staff will be working from home.  We will attempt as far as possible to continue with the essential work we do to support the industry, however the response times may be longer than normal. 

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Help/Advice for Construction Companies during COVID-19 crisis

Some helpful websites which may help construction companies during these turbulent times. We will keep information updated as and when things change.

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INAUGURAL WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION NI SUMMIT INSPIRES CHANGE AND SHATTERS STEREOTYPES

CITB NI, the Industry Training Board for the construction industry, and CITB NI Women in Construction Network has hosted their inaugural Women in Construction NI Summit in Belfast, Thursday 5 March 2020.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> With a view to inspiring change and shattering stereotypes the Women in Construction NI Summit was a full day of inspirational stories, business advice and career development for women currently working in the construction industry, those thinking of joining and for employers who support diversity or best practice in the industry. It also provided thought-provoking tips on career management, helped identify role models and provided an opportunity to expand professional networks.<br /> &nbsp;

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Mental & Physical health conditions can keep construction workers out of work. CMP might help

CMP is currently being offered, as part of a work related health pilot , to help those in construction who are self-employed or working for a small company, employing less than 10.

The main aim of this service will be to enable individuals with mental or physical health conditions to continue to work i.e. stay in work, return to work if on sick leave, or explore future employment/ retraining options.

Once an individual contacts the service arrangements will be made for a healthcare professional to carry out an initial assessment, with a tailor made/individual action plan being developed and agreed.

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Adopt a School

CITB NI is looking for construction companies to participate in the CITB NI ‘Adopt a School’ scheme that will provide opportunities for employers to engage with post primary schools in either their local or work areas.

By getting involved you will be engaging with prospective employees and their influencers and telling them about the benefits of a career in construction.

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Welcome to CITB NI

As an Industry Training Board and Sector Skills Council our role is to encourage the adequate training of those employed or intending to be employed in the construction industry and to improve the skills and productivity of the industry in Northern Ireland. We provide advice, courses and grants for training to help construction companies improve their skills to increase their competitive edge.